- Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for ""How much does a in the federal government get paid? $98,813.65* *Based on the 2020 average.
was the 168th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 1,035 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2020, the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs hired the most employees titled Worker's Compensation Claims Examining, with an average salary of $98,811.
Government Worker's Compensation Claims Examining jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Worker's Compensation 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.
This occupation includes quasi-legal positions concerned with work involving the examination, development, and adjudication of claims for compensation (monies and medical services) under the Federal Employees' Compensation Act, and/or the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, and their statutory extensions. Such work requires a comprehensive knowledge of the workers' compensation program, and an extensive lay medical knowledge of impairments and diseases.
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
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Office of Workers' Compensation Programs||1,034||$98,811.28|
|Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management||1||$101,265.00|
The average pay for a is $98,813.65. The highest paid made $197,300 in 2020.
|Payscale||Number of Worker's Compensation Claims Examining Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||1,034|
|ES - Senior Executive Service||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$27,782.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$146,757.00 / 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 Workers' Compensation 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|
|Nursing Assistant||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Recreation Specialist||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Agricultural Market Reporting||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Health System Specialist||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Therapeutic Radiologic Technologist||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Worker's Compensation Claims Examining Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020
In 2004, the average pay for a was $69,408. Since then, the average pay has increased to $98,814 in 2020.
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