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- Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for ""

How much does a in the federal government get paid? $97,593.01* *Based on the 2021 average.

was the 157th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 1,115 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2021, the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs hired the most employees titled Worker's Compensation Claims Examining, with an average salary of $97,586.

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.

Job Description

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.

Agencies that have hired a

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 1,114 $97,586.39
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 1 $104,970.00

Pay Distribution

The average pay for a is $97,593.01. The highest paid made $209,300 in 2021.

Common Payscales

Payscale Number of Worker's Compensation Claims Examining Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,114
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 AssistantTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Recreation SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Agricultural Market ReportingAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Health System SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Therapeutic Radiologic TechnologistTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Worker's Compensation Claims Examining Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a was $69,408. Since then, the average pay has increased to $97,593 in 2021.

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 0991.

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