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Auditor - Federal Salaries of 2005

Pay Rates for "Auditor"

How much does an Auditor in the federal government get paid? $84,854.80* *Based on the 2005 average.
4,973 EMPLOYEES
$421.56M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Auditor was the 57th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2005, with 4,973 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2005, the Office Secretary Health and Human Services hired the most employees titled Auditing, with an average salary of $80,227.

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 561 $80,227.48
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 350 $82,260.42
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 301 $82,009.11
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 290 $89,868.52
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 247 $77,900.11
Department of Energy 183 $80,837.54
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 170 $85,846.64
Agricultural Marketing Service 159 $58,443.59
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 147 $91,993.27
Environmental Protection Agency 143 $90,936.31
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 143 $79,690.45
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 128 $85,872.06
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 125 $89,792.55
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 121 $86,539.44
Social Security Administration 114 $84,003.02
Agency for International Development 114 $91,487.81
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 113 $88,057.05
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 91 $80,930.65
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 88 $91,120.85
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 79 $95,876.97
Office of Personnel Management 78 $74,515.15
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 77 $79,907.77
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 75 $83,069.44
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 68 $115,285.65
Employee Benefits Security Administration 62 $76,991.97
Federal Bureau of Investigation 60 $68,104.82
Headquarters, Nasa 55 $98,433.69
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 55 $97,274.25
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 51 $89,543.80
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 50 $72,936.02
Veterans Health Administration 47 $74,760.72
Administration for Children and Families 44 $90,404.61
Department of State 42 $93,889.24
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 42 $92,415.55
Federal Election Commission 40 $81,849.30
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 36 $111,441.86
Small Business Administration 33 $88,918.85
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 31 $92,702.10
Federal Communications Commission 31 $110,291.29
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 29 $88,718.03
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 25 $87,765.24
Railroad Retirement Board 23 $87,514.22
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 22 $79,814.55
National Institutes of Health 21 $89,137.67
National Science Foundation 21 $100,005.95
Forest Service 15 $72,156.13
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 15 $88,433.27
Employment Standards Administration 14 $78,397.93
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 13 $101,534.92
National Credit Union Administration 12 $154,909.92
National Archives and Records Administration 8 $102,116.63
Government Printing Office 7 $107,244.71
Financial Management Service 7 $75,736.57
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 6 $86,043.17
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 6 $99,621.67
U.S. International Trade Commission 6 $106,914.17
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 5 $84,157.60
Drug Enforcement Administration 5 $86,607.80
U.S. Marshals Service 5 $85,328.40
Peace Corps 5 $99,412.20
National Endowment for the Humanities 4 $103,378.75
Offices, Boards and Divisions 4 $98,679.50
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 4 $94,149.75
National Labor Relations Board 4 $90,591.25
Corporation for National and Community Service 3 $76,166.67
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 3 $91,445.67
Indian Health Service 3 $78,043.00
Farm Service Agency 2 $56,770.50
Consumer Product Safety Commission 2 $72,348.00
National Gallery of Art 2 $120,714.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 2 $68,040.00
U.S. Trustee Program 2 $87,243.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $93,948.00
Farm Credit Administration 2 $141,968.00
Federal Trade Commission 2 $100,979.50
Federal Housing Finance Board 2 $90,795.50
Surface Transportation Board 1 $135,136.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $84,751.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $86,935.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $88,369.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 1 $43,346.00
Ames Research Center 1 $92,358.00
National Endowment for the Arts 1 $114,882.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 1 $74,936.00
African Development Foundation 1 $111,936.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $108,990.00
Appalachian Regional Commission 1 $89,736.00
International-American Foundation 1 $89,736.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 1 $79,766.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1 $88,103.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 1 $86,440.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $135,136.00

Auditor Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Auditor is $84,854.80. The highest paid Auditor made $249,682 in 2005.

Common Auditor Payscales

Payscale Number of Auditing Employees
GS - General Schedule 4,268
MA - Milk Marketing 156
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 136
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 129
CG - Corporate Graded 60
ES - Senior Executive Service 51
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 46
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 36
FO - Foreign Service Officers 35
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 12
PG - Printing Office Grades 7
CU - Credit Union Employees 7
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 5
SS - Senior Staff Positions 5
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 3
EM - Fdic Executive-level Positions Only 3
FE - Senior Foreign Service 3
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 3
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
SN - Senior Level System 1
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
TM - Federal Housing Finance Board Merit Pay 1
TS - Federal Housing Finance Board Step Sys. 1

Starting Paygrade: $32,264.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $136,659.00 / 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
Telephone OperatingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Financial Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Education and Training TechnicianAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Audiovisual ProductionAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Electrical EngineeringProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15

Average Auditing Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016

In 2004, the average pay for an Auditor was $82,420. Since then, the average pay has increased to $106,301 in 2016.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0511.

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