Transportation Clerk and Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2008

Pay Rates for "Transportation Clerk and Assistant"

How much does a Transportation Clerk and Assistant in the federal government get paid? $43,139.22* *Based on the 2008 average.

Transportation Clerk and Assistant was the 243rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2008, with 474 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2008, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Transportation Clerk And Assistant, with an average salary of $38,984.

Government Transportation Clerk And Assistant jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Transportation Clerk And Assistant 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 positions that involve supervising or performing work to arrange transportation for or perform other actions in connection with the movement of freight, passengers, or personal property by Government or commercial means. This occupation also includes other transportation support work not covered specifically by another one grade interval occupation in the Transportation Group (e.g., fleet management, safety or regulatory program support, quality control and inspection, carrier performance evaluation, or transportation report analysis and preparation). The work requires a practical knowledge of the regulations and methods governing traffic management or transportation programs.

Clerical, secretary, and administrative positions fall under this category. No specialized technical background is needed for positions in this category except for stenographers which require a proficiency exam before being hired. Strong organizational and communication skills are the primary requirements for this job category. Military experience can often be applied as relevant experience when calculating starting grade. Employees in the job category receive promotions of 1 grade increase at a time.

Agencies that have hired a Transportation Clerk and Assistant

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 188 $38,983.59
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 50 $44,330.72
U.S. Coast Guard 37 $46,245.89
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 31 $43,058.16
Federal Acquisition Service 29 $48,179.17
Federal Aviation Administration 19 $44,362.74
Forest Service 16 $42,677.19
National Institutes of Health 12 $55,195.08
Agricultural Research Service 10 $51,947.30
Drug Enforcement Administration 8 $45,576.38
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 8 $41,613.13
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 7 $43,584.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 5 $46,629.00
Department of State 5 $45,095.40
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 3 $49,040.33
U.S. Mint 3 $44,976.67
National Institute of Standards and Technology 3 $43,453.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 3 $38,219.33
Bureau of Reclamation 3 $49,825.33
Federal Railroad Administration 2 $35,418.50
Agency for International Development 2 $45,227.00
Indian Health Service 2 $43,304.50
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 2 $43,406.50
Bureau of Land Management 2 $41,045.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 2 $37,453.50
U.S. Marshals Service 2 $47,744.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $37,380.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $38,889.00
Bureau of the Census 1 $33,687.00
Maritime Administration 1 $62,546.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $46,637.00
Financial Management Service 1 $57,733.00
Department of Energy 1 $61,045.00
Presidio Trust 1 $109,909.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $33,687.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $52,268.00
Farm Service Agency 1 $38,639.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $50,816.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $45,410.00
National Science Foundation 1 $47,912.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $37,648.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $65,909.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $63,576.00
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $55,172.00
National Park Service 1 $39,762.00
National Gallery of Art 1 $44,151.00

Transportation Clerk and Assistant Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Transportation Clerk and Assistant is $43,139.22. The highest paid Transportation Clerk and Assistant made $109,909 in 2008.

Common Transportation Clerk and Assistant Payscales

Payscale Number of Transportation Clerk And Assistant Employees
GS - General Schedule 447
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 18
ZS - Administrative Support 7
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 1

Starting Paygrade: $19,543.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $59,316.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10
Category: Clerical and Administrative Support
Occupation Family: 2100 TRANSPORTATION GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade

GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Transportation Clerk and Assistant 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
Legal AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Military PayClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Mail and FileClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Claims Assistance and ExaminingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Safety TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Transportation Clerk And Assistant Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Transportation Clerk and Assistant was $38,088. Since then, the average pay has increased to $45,523 in 2018.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 2102.

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