Auditor - Federal Salaries of 2004

Pay Rates for "Auditor"

How much does an Auditor in the federal government get paid? $82,420.27* *Based on the 2004 average.
5,065 EMPLOYEES
$416.88M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Auditor was the 55th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2004, with 5,065 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2004, the Office Secretary Health and Human Services hired the most employees titled Auditing, with an average salary of $76,709.

Government Auditing jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Auditing job is GS-6, 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

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions fall under this job category. Due to the growing focus of them STEM fields, individuals in this job category tend to advance more quickly than employees in the other job categories. Jobs in this category are being added quickly and many organizations have trouble finding qualified individuals. Individuals in this job category typically recieve pormotions of 2 grade increases at a time until they reach GS-12.

Agencies that have hired an Auditor

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 594 $76,709.07
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 356 $79,679.71
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 300 $86,604.91
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 280 $81,577.86
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 252 $77,826.90
Department of Energy 182 $80,430.77
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 177 $82,078.18
Agricultural Marketing Service 164 $57,454.39
Environmental Protection Agency 163 $89,439.58
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 151 $76,087.91
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 150 $88,747.21
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 138 $81,388.94
Social Security Administration 124 $77,313.12
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 122 $89,621.34
Agency for International Development 118 $87,651.82
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 117 $85,598.03
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 113 $87,271.26
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 87 $90,949.41
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 86 $79,148.03
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 83 $79,643.81
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 81 $88,612.54
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 80 $112,770.40
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 76 $73,025.55
Employee Benefits Security Administration 68 $71,869.35
Office of Personnel Management 66 $72,957.27
Headquarters, Nasa 65 $95,433.49
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 55 $92,934.65
Federal Bureau of Investigation 51 $65,377.94
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 50 $89,728.44
Department of State 46 $90,445.17
Administration for Children and Families 46 $87,437.57
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 45 $93,587.84
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 39 $75,674.69
Federal Election Commission 39 $77,218.49
Veterans Health Administration 37 $72,239.31
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 36 $86,897.22
Small Business Administration 32 $85,764.69
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 32 $83,316.38
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 32 $109,534.81
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 31 $84,729.32
Federal Communications Commission 30 $104,899.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 23 $72,833.13
National Science Foundation 22 $97,785.50
Railroad Retirement Board 22 $85,254.05
National Institutes of Health 18 $84,596.83
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 17 $84,254.47
Forest Service 15 $71,000.33
Employment Standards Administration 15 $75,234.73
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 13 $101,836.92
National Credit Union Administration 13 $154,638.46
Financial Management Service 10 $75,254.00
Government Printing Office 7 $102,716.57
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 6 $81,537.83
Drug Enforcement Administration 6 $79,135.33
National Archives and Records Administration 6 $92,044.33
Peace Corps 5 $93,290.40
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 5 $93,527.80
U.S. International Trade Commission 5 $106,798.00
U.S. Marshals Service 5 $90,264.80
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 4 $90,188.75
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 4 $77,653.00
National Labor Relations Board 4 $83,900.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 4 $98,578.00
Farm Service Agency 3 $63,386.33
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $97,519.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 3 $93,499.67
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 3 $86,920.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 2 $85,329.00
National Gallery of Art 2 $117,267.50
Surface Transportation Board 2 $112,023.50
Risk Management Agency 2 $84,162.50
African Development Foundation 2 $95,812.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $89,147.50
Farm Credit Administration 2 $143,096.50
Indian Health Service 2 $77,160.50
Transportation Security Administration 1 $93,382.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 1 $69,762.00
International-American Foundation 1 $50,593.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $56,570.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $79,319.00
National Endowment for the Arts 1 $110,775.00
Ames Research Center 1 $85,948.00
Appalachian Regional Commission 1 $81,723.00
U.S. Trustee Program 1 $93,742.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1 $85,006.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $120,280.00
Federal Housing Finance Board 1 $100,001.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 1 $83,715.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $130,305.00

Auditor Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Auditor is $82,420.27. The highest paid Auditor made $238,798 in 2004.

Common Auditor Payscales

Payscale Number of Auditing Employees
GS - General Schedule 4,313
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 167
MA - Milk Marketing 162
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 129
CG - Corporate Graded 70
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 51
ES - Senior Executive Service 49
FO - Foreign Service Officers 33
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 32
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 12
PG - Printing Office Grades 7
CU - Credit Union Employees 7
SS - Senior Staff Positions 6
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 5
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 4
EM - Fdic Executive-level Positions Only 3
FE - Senior Foreign Service 3
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 2
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 1
EX - Executive Pay 1
SN - Senior Level System 1
EO - Fdic Executive Pay 1
TM - Federal Housing Finance Board Merit Pay 1
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 1

Starting Paygrade: $33,567.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $142,180.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Professional and Scientific
Occupation Family: 0500 ACCOUNTING AND BUDGET GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-6 Paygrade

GS-6 is the starting paygrade for Auditing jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-6 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Logistics ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Financial Administration and ProgramAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Internal Revenue OfficerAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Survey TechnicalTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Computer ScienceProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15

Average Auditing Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for an Auditor was $82,420. Since then, the average pay has increased to $110,604 in 2018.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0511.

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