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Auditor - Federal Salaries of 2006

Pay Rates for "Auditor"

How much does an Auditor in the federal government get paid? $87,322.92* *Based on the 2006 average.
4,956 EMPLOYEES
$432.6M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Auditor was the 55th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2006, with 4,956 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2006, the Office Secretary Health and Human Services hired the most employees titled Auditing, with an average salary of $77,287.

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 626 $77,286.85
Customs and Border Protection 348 $85,948.49
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 280 $87,247.71
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 276 $94,387.59
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 244 $80,372.23
Department of Energy 184 $84,309.23
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 165 $89,536.47
Agricultural Marketing Service 152 $59,792.51
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 145 $81,869.79
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 140 $93,553.89
Environmental Protection Agency 135 $95,539.35
U.S. Agency for International Development 126 $92,971.49
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 123 $93,405.87
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 121 $90,157.82
Social Security Administration 116 $89,020.53
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 112 $89,741.79
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 109 $91,634.22
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 91 $93,590.04
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 88 $82,701.38
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 81 $83,742.57
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 78 $85,754.79
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 74 $98,710.54
Office of Personnel Management 70 $80,013.70
Federal Bureau of Investigation 67 $72,032.82
Headquarters, Nasa 60 $99,139.57
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 56 $76,069.63
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 54 $124,158.94
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 51 $90,228.47
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 51 $102,162.24
Employee Benefits Security Administration 49 $80,346.63
Veterans Health Administration 44 $76,023.89
Administration for Children and Families 43 $91,605.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 43 $93,684.19
Department of State 37 $101,198.59
Small Business Administration 36 $89,352.72
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 34 $116,181.32
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 33 $91,288.76
Federal Election Commission 33 $90,009.36
Federal Communications Commission 33 $114,730.82
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 28 $83,830.61
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 27 $91,432.56
National Science Foundation 23 $100,248.00
Railroad Retirement Board 21 $92,043.71
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 20 $85,179.25
National Institutes of Health 20 $92,023.25
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 19 $84,919.53
Forest Service 15 $72,899.27
Employment Standards Administration 14 $87,511.00
National Credit Union Administration 13 $163,111.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 13 $108,539.31
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 11 $91,142.36
Government Printing Office 8 $115,734.13
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 8 $97,251.13
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 7 $90,743.57
National Archives and Records Administration 7 $105,923.00
Financial Management Service 6 $86,213.17
Office of Justice Programs 6 $83,467.17
U.S. International Trade Commission 5 $110,906.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 5 $86,491.40
Indian Health Service 4 $89,521.67
National Endowment for the Humanities 4 $106,930.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 4 $84,830.75
National Labor Relations Board 4 $97,598.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 4 $85,291.00
U.S. Marshals Service 3 $82,246.33
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 3 $92,478.67
Peace Corps 3 $110,140.33
Securities and Exchange Commission 3 $104,372.67
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 3 $65,495.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $106,640.67
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $98,441.50
Veterans Benefits Administration 2 $71,770.50
National Gallery of Art 2 $127,797.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 2 $91,531.00
Farm Service Agency 2 $61,965.00
Federal Trade Commission 2 $87,443.50
Farm Credit Administration 2 $159,800.50
U.S. Trustee Program 2 $95,980.50
Federal Housing Finance Board 2 $103,806.50
Health Resources and Services Administration 1 $100,554.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $139,774.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 1 $91,355.00
Pretrial Services Agency 1 $52,335.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1 $90,924.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $93,670.00
African Development Foundation 1 $100,547.00
National Endowment for the Arts 1 $118,828.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $93,824.00
Ames Research Center 1 $96,806.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $94,454.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $59,701.00
Transportation Security Administration 1 $96,085.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $80,975.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $139,774.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $79,931.00

Auditor Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Auditor is $87,322.92. The highest paid Auditor made $253,958 in 2006.

Common Auditor Payscales

Payscale Number of Auditing Employees
GS - General Schedule 4,307
MA - Milk Marketing 150
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 129
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 98
ES - Senior Executive Service 47
CG - Corporate Graded 45
FO - Foreign Service Officers 43
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 41
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 34
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 12
PG - Printing Office Grades 8
CU - Credit Union Employees 7
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 6
SS - Senior Staff Positions 6
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 3
FE - Senior Foreign Service 3
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 3
EM - Fdic Executive-level Positions Only 2
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
EX - Executive Pay 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
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 1
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 1
SN - Senior Level System 1

Starting Paygrade: $33,903.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $143,598.00 / 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
Office Automation Clerical and AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Financial ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Property Disposal Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Fire Protection EngineeringProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
StatisticsProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15

Average Auditing Pay Trend from 2004 to 2019

In 2004, the average pay for an Auditor was $82,420. Since then, the average pay has increased to $116,382 in 2019.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0511.

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