Federal Employee Profile — Karen C. Carlson

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GS-15 Top 10%

Karen C. Carlson

Title: Patent Examiner

Agency: Patent and Trademark Office

In 2018, Karen C. Carlson was a Patent Examiner at the Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia. As our dataset only goes as far back as 2004, it is likely that has worked in the federal government prior to 2004.

Karen C. Carlson is a GS-15 under the general schedule payscale and is among the highest-paid ten percent of employees in the Patent and Trademark Office.


Year Occupation Paygrade Base Salary Bonus Location
2018 Patent Examining GS-15 $161,900 $8,488 Alexandria, Virginia
2017 Patent Examining GS-15 $161,900 $7,274 Alexandria, Virginia
2016 Patent Examining GS-15 $160,300 $4,785 Alexandria, Virginia
2015 Patent Examining GS-15 $158,700 $17,129 Alexandria, Virginia
2014 Patent Examining GS-15 $157,100 $13,522 Alexandria, Virginia
2013 Patent Examining GS-15 $155,500 $13,887 Alexandria, Virginia
2012 Patent Examining GS-15 $155,500 $15,187 Alexandria, Virginia
2011 Patent Examining GS-15 $155,500 $10,700 Alexandria, Virginia
2010 Patent Examining GS-15 $155,500 $9,192 Alexandria, Virginia
2009 Patent Examining GS-15 $153,200 $8,940 Alexandria, Virginia
2008 Patent Examining GS-15 $149,000 $8,711 Alexandria, Virginia
2007 Patent Examining GS-15 $145,178 $0 Alexandria, Virginia
2006 Patent Examining GS-15 $129,176 $0 Alexandria, Virginia
2005 Patent Examining GS-15 $126,524 $0 Arlington, Virginia
2004 Patent Examining GS-15 $119,910 $0 Arlington, Virginia
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Karen C. Carlson's 2018 pay is 37% higher than the average Patent Examiner across all agencies.
Karen C. Carlson's 2018 pay is 117% higher than the average pay of a GS employee at the Patent and Trademark Office.
Karen C. Carlson's pay trend during his or her government career in the Patent and Trademark Office:

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