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Visual Information Employee - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for " Visual Information Employee"

How much does a Visual Information Employee in the federal government get paid? $84,787.63* *Based on the 2016 average.
910 EMPLOYEES
$77.07M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Visual Information Employee was the 179th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 910 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Visual Information, with an average salary of $67,581.

Government Visual Information jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Visual Information 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 which supervise or perform work involved in communicating information through visual means. Work in this occupation includes the design and display of such visual materials as photographs, illustrations, diagrams, graphs, objects, models, slides, and charts used in books, magazines, pamphlets, exhibits, live or video recorded speeches or lectures, and other means of communicating. The work requires knowledge of and ability to apply the principles of visual design; knowledge of the technical characteristics associated with various methods of visual display; and the ability to present subject matter information in a visual form that will convey the intended message to, or have the desired effect on, the intended audience.

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 Visual Information Employee

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 159 $67,580.74
National Park Service 90 $66,851.89
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 60 $83,129.62
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 47 $86,969.09
Federal Bureau of Investigation 46 $108,252.70
Geological Survey 29 $79,404.86
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 26 $85,772.04
Forest Service 25 $75,043.16
National Institutes of Health 23 $103,548.61
Internal Revenue Service 16 $105,146.81
Food and Drug Administration 15 $105,399.93
Social Security Administration 12 $84,773.75
Bureau of Land Management 12 $81,143.83
National Gallery of Art 12 $114,845.00
Government Printing Office 11 $96,004.73
Farm Service Agency 11 $71,894.18
Department of State 11 $90,229.55
U.S. Secret Service 11 $107,047.45
Natural Resources Conservation Service 10 $66,526.90
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 10 $103,417.70
Department of Energy 9 $77,876.67
Transportation Security Administration 9 $98,373.67
Bureau of Reclamation 9 $70,135.11
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 8 $92,950.75
Departmental Offices 8 $111,875.50
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 7 $112,829.29
Federal Emergency Management Agency 7 $81,564.14
Bureau of the Census 7 $78,410.86
Patent and Trademark Office 7 $101,855.57
Bureau of Labor Statistics 7 $90,408.86
National Archives and Records Administration 6 $90,773.33
Environmental Protection Agency 6 $99,915.67
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 6 $78,094.17
Drug Enforcement Administration 6 $105,202.50
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 6 $92,062.67
Office of Communications (Department of Agriculture) 5 $120,751.80
National Institute of Standards and Technology 5 $82,462.80
Office Cong & Intergovernmental Affairs & Gov Policy 5 $110,597.20
U.S. Mint 5 $79,299.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 4 $64,541.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 4 $86,661.75
Broadcasting Board of Governors 4 $104,681.75
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 4 $87,512.00
Economic Research Service 4 $91,167.50
Office of Secretary of Transportation 4 $83,988.25
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 4 $110,573.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 4 $94,679.25
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 4 $63,087.25
Agricultural Research Service 4 $102,994.25
Agricultural Marketing Service 3 $84,522.33
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 3 $70,033.33
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $86,224.33
Office of Comptroller of Currency 3 $116,472.67
Assistant Secretary for Administration 3 $108,269.33
Federal Trade Commission 3 $86,777.00
Office of Administration 3 $98,928.67
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 3 $98,062.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 3 $71,833.33
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 3 $67,151.67
Office of Personnel Management 3 $108,529.33
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 2 $102,271.50
Agency for International Development 2 $95,695.00
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 2 $94,092.50
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $84,848.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 2 $82,905.50
Program Support Center 2 $83,342.50
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 2 $72,442.50
Small Business Administration 2 $118,258.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 2 $100,775.00
Office of Public Affairs 2 $109,522.50
U.S. International Trade Commission 2 $77,085.50
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 2 $82,164.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $70,549.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 2 $93,727.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 2 $134,554.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 2 $86,015.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 2 $108,092.50
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 2 $96,818.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $119,794.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $68,233.00
National Science Foundation 1 $55,215.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $121,794.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $104,433.00
Office of Communications and Outreach 1 $100,736.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 1 $100,736.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $130,666.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $135,454.00
Railroad Retirement Board 1 $71,491.00
Office of Justice Programs 1 $81,889.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 1 $90,221.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $100,736.00
Office of Government Ethics 1 $64,650.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $85,238.00
Food and Nutrition Service 1 $98,153.00
Administration for Children and Families 1 $90,404.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $134,296.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $104,433.00
Dean for VA Learning University 1 $114,120.00
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 1 $83,115.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 1 $98,289.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 1 $0.00
National Capital Planning Commission 1 $116,722.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $120,094.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 1 $77,579.00
National Credit Union Administration 1 $98,815.00
National Protection and Programs Directorate 1 $64,650.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 1 $98,889.00
Peace Corps 1 $57,372.00
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 1 $70,341.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1 $85,238.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 1 $43,684.00
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 1 $91,537.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $74,875.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 1 $66,805.00
National Transportation Safety Board 1 $85,238.00

Visual Information Employee Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Visual Information Employee is $84,787.63. The highest paid Visual Information Employee made $194,743 in 2016.

Common Visual Information Employee Payscales

Payscale Number of Visual Information Employees
GS - General Schedule 846
ZA - Administrative 17
PG - Printing Office Grades 11
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 9
CG - Corporate Graded 7
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 4
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 3
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 2
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 2
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 2
OR - Employees Of The Ofr, Treasury 2
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 1
SL - Senior Level Positions 1
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 1
CU - Credit Union Employees 1
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 1

Starting Paygrade: $26,233.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $138,572.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management
Occupation Family: 1000 INFORMATION AND ARTS GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Visual Information 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
Cartographic TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
DispatchingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Civilian PayClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Hospital Housekeeping ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Equal Opportunity ComplianceAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Visual Information Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Visual Information Employee was $65,915. Since then, the average pay has increased to $87,357 in 2017.


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 1084.

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