Soil Conservation Technician - Federal Salaries of 2016
Pay Rates for "Soil Conservation Technician"How much does a Soil Conservation Technician in the federal government get paid? $45,741.12* *Based on the 2016 average.
Soil Conservation Technician was the 155th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 1,209 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2016, the Natural Resources Conservation Service hired the most employees titled Soil Conservation Technician, with an average salary of $45,087.
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.
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||1,249||$45,086.76|
Soil Conservation Technician Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Soil Conservation Technician is $45,741.12. The highest paid Soil Conservation Technician made $71,547 in 2016.
Common Soil Conservation Technician Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Soil Conservation Technician Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||1,209|
|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 Assistant||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Communications Clerical||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Transportation Clerk and Assistant||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Clerk-Typist||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Telephone Operating||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Soil Conservation Technician Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016
In 2004, the average pay for a Soil Conservation Technician was $33,610. Since then, the average pay has increased to $45,741 in 2016.
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