Transportation Clerk and Assistant - Federal Salaries of 2011

Pay Rates for "Transportation Clerk and Assistant"

How much does a Transportation Clerk and Assistant in the federal government get paid? $44,711.16* *Based on the 2011 average.

Transportation Clerk and Assistant was the 234th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2011, with 564 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2011, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Transportation Clerk And Assistant, with an average salary of $41,322.

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 290 $41,322.30
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 50 $47,226.50
U.S. Coast Guard 36 $49,482.53
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 30 $43,143.33
Federal Aviation Administration 19 $47,206.95
Federal Acquisition Service 19 $53,369.26
Forest Service 18 $43,252.61
Drug Enforcement Administration 11 $49,552.09
Bureau of Land Management 7 $44,237.43
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 7 $47,205.14
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 7 $45,043.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 6 $48,884.83
National Institutes of Health 4 $58,099.50
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 4 $42,423.50
Departmental Administration 4 $52,862.25
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 4 $50,908.25
Department of State 4 $47,730.75
National Institute of Standards and Technology 3 $50,953.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 3 $53,467.67
U.S. Mint 3 $49,457.00
Bureau of Reclamation 3 $48,897.33
Indian Health Service 2 $44,102.50
Federal Housing Finance Agency 2 $76,123.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 2 $44,981.50
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 2 $40,880.00
Agency for International Development 2 $56,875.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 2 $39,811.00
U.S. Marshals Service 2 $47,982.00
Department of Energy 2 $58,093.00
Farm Service Agency 2 $44,922.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 2 $32,261.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $40,706.00
Financial Management Service 1 $63,673.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $70,126.00
National Park Service 1 $43,050.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $37,365.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $69,539.00
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $60,965.00
National Gallery of Art 1 $48,109.00
Office of the Secretary of Agriculture 1 $54,476.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $50,431.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $46,431.00
Presidio Trust 1 $140,000.00

Transportation Clerk and Assistant Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Transportation Clerk and Assistant is $44,711.16. The highest paid Transportation Clerk and Assistant made $140,000 in 2011.

Common Transportation Clerk and Assistant Payscales

Payscale Number of Transportation Clerk And Assistant Employees
GS - General Schedule 536
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 19
ZS - Administrative Support 6
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 2
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 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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