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Soil Conservation Technician - Federal Salaries of 2017

Pay Rates for "Soil Conservation Technician"

How much does a Soil Conservation Technician in the federal government get paid? $47,003.11* *Based on the 2017 average.
1,126 EMPLOYEES
$52.88M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Soil Conservation Technician was the 158th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2017, with 1,126 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2017, the Natural Resources Conservation Service hired the most employees titled Soil Conservation Technician, with an average salary of $47,021.

Government Soil Conservation Technician jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Soil Conservation Technician job is GS-1, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-9. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation includes all positions that require a practical knowledge of the methods and techniques of soil, water, and environmental conservation as they relate to agricultural operations and land use measures. Soil conservation technicians advise property holders on the effectiveness of applying soil and water conservation practices or assist in research efforts.

Technical and Medical Support Positions encompass jobs that require specialized, practical knowledge and the ability to perform skilled tasked. However, these skills can often be learned on the job or through training when you are hired. In some cases, certifications are required to qualify. Additional education such as an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree will increase starting grade and lead to promotion. Typically promotions are given 1 grade at a time up to a maximum of GS-9.

Agencies that have hired a Soil Conservation Technician

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Natural Resources Conservation Service 1,119 $47,020.73
Indian Affairs 7 $44,189.71

Soil Conservation Technician Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Soil Conservation Technician is $47,003.11. The highest paid Soil Conservation Technician made $73,320 in 2017.

Common Soil Conservation Technician Payscales

Payscale Number of Soil Conservation Technician Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,126

Starting Paygrade: $18,785.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $57,015.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10
Category: Technical and Medical Support
Occupation Family: 0400 NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade

GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Soil Conservation Technician jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-1 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Recreation Aid and AssistantTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Communications ClericalClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Transportation Clerk and AssistantClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Clerk-TypistClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Telephone OperatingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Soil Conservation Technician Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Soil Conservation Technician was $33,610. Since then, the average pay has increased to $47,003 in 2017.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0458.

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