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Veterans Claims Examiner - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for "Veterans Claims Examiner"

How much does a Veterans Claims Examiner in the federal government get paid? $69,970.36* *Based on the 2016 average.
12,049 EMPLOYEES
$842.86M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Veterans Claims Examiner was the 29th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 12,049 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Veterans Benefits Administration hired the most employees titled Veterans Claims Examining, with an average salary of $68,214.

Government Veterans Claims Examining jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Veterans Claims Examining job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. 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 the duties of which are to administer, supervise, or perform quasi-legal work involved in developing, examining, adjusting, reconsidering, or authorizing the settlement of claims filed by veterans, their dependents and beneficiaries, in regard to disability compensation, disability pension, death pension, death compensation, National Service Life Insurance and U.S. Government Life Insurance, as well as other Veterans Administration administered benefits.

Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.

Agencies that have hired a Veterans Claims Examiner

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Benefits Administration 12,118 $68,214.22
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 27 $104,813.93
Veterans Health Administration 2 $54,644.00

Veterans Claims Examiner Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Veterans Claims Examiner is $69,970.36. The highest paid Veterans Claims Examiner made $160,187 in 2016.

Common Veterans Claims Examiner Payscales

Payscale Number of Veterans Claims Examining Employees
GS - General Schedule 12,049

Starting Paygrade: $25,514.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $134,776.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management
Occupation Family: 0900 LEGAL AND KINDRED GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Veteran Claims Examining jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Correctional Institution AdministrationAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Voucher ExaminingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Mathematics TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Miscellaneous Administration and ProgramAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Investigative AnalysisAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Veterans Claims Examining Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016

In 2004, the average pay for a Veterans Claims Examiner was $56,972. Since then, the average pay has increased to $69,970 in 2016.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0996.

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