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Auditor - Federal Salaries of 2007

Pay Rates for "Auditor"

How much does an Auditor in the federal government get paid? $90,530.50* *Based on the 2007 average.
4,748 EMPLOYEES
$429.75M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Auditor was the 60th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2007, with 4,748 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2007, the Office Secretary Health and Human Services hired the most employees titled Auditing, with an average salary of $78,677.

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 619 $78,676.71
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 362 $85,259.42
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 289 $90,041.47
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 263 $97,544.13
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 242 $84,474.07
Department of Energy 165 $89,236.85
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 151 $93,361.23
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 137 $84,276.26
Environmental Protection Agency 123 $100,652.07
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 122 $95,324.99
Agency for International Development 122 $96,380.55
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 117 $95,090.38
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 112 $94,804.82
Social Security Administration 107 $93,150.04
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 107 $91,778.01
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 102 $95,756.44
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 89 $95,797.38
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 89 $81,531.04
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 82 $87,043.94
Federal Bureau of Investigation 77 $74,618.19
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 75 $87,909.59
Office of Personnel Management 63 $86,362.98
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 62 $102,484.18
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 61 $78,766.52
Headquarters, Nasa 58 $99,456.14
Veterans Health Administration 53 $76,784.79
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 49 $83,315.06
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 49 $128,871.12
Administration for Children and Families 46 $91,543.33
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 46 $98,031.63
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 46 $107,851.57
Employee Benefits Security Administration 45 $84,090.00
Department of State 44 $101,831.11
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 43 $94,822.37
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 37 $122,701.84
Federal Election Commission 36 $89,405.44
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 34 $92,715.50
Federal Communications Commission 32 $118,327.69
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 31 $91,330.42
Small Business Administration 28 $95,687.57
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 27 $85,780.70
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 27 $85,337.63
National Science Foundation 25 $105,421.12
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 22 $83,775.45
National Institutes of Health 21 $95,943.33
Railroad Retirement Board 20 $92,459.15
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 14 $108,270.64
Forest Service 13 $73,796.92
National Credit Union Administration 13 $166,836.38
Bureau of the Public Debt 11 $73,684.45
Employment Standards Administration 10 $92,066.60
Government Printing Office 9 $116,356.67
National Archives and Records Administration 8 $109,074.38
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 7 $104,820.86
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 6 $95,075.33
Corporation for National and Community Service 6 $102,779.00
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 6 $94,359.67
Peace Corps 6 $106,440.67
Office of Justice Programs 6 $87,620.67
Financial Management Service 6 $85,710.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 5 $84,491.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 5 $90,895.40
National Endowment for the Humanities 4 $111,352.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 4 $114,149.25
National Labor Relations Board 3 $103,438.33
Securities and Exchange Commission 3 $109,810.33
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 3 $94,758.00
Indian Health Service 3 $85,720.67
Farm Credit Administration 3 $155,329.67
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2 $94,265.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $102,769.00
Federal Housing Finance Board 2 $108,159.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 2 $91,308.50
National Gallery of Art 2 $130,465.50
Farm Service Agency 2 $67,679.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 2 $87,338.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 2 $79,667.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 2 $106,331.00
U.S. Marshals Service 2 $91,914.50
Pretrial Services Agency 1 $57,564.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 1 $93,012.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $143,471.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $100,077.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $84,691.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 1 $100,077.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $95,527.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $82,446.00
National Endowment for the Arts 1 $121,967.00
Transportation Security Administration 1 $101,303.00
African Development Foundation 1 $106,331.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $66,767.00
Appalachian Regional Commission 1 $82,044.00
International-American Foundation 1 $103,220.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $143,471.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $97,926.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $62,870.00

Auditor Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Auditor is $90,530.50. The highest paid Auditor made $253,958 in 2007.

Common Auditor Payscales

Payscale Number of Auditing Employees
GS - General Schedule 4,267
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 127
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 78
ES - Senior Executive Service 48
FO - Foreign Service Officers 45
CG - Corporate Graded 42
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 37
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 37
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 13
PG - Printing Office Grades 9
CU - Credit Union Employees 7
SS - Senior Staff Positions 6
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 5
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 5
FE - Senior Foreign Service 3
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 3
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 3
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
ZA - Administrative 2
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 1
EX - Executive Pay 1
EG - Consultant (other) 1
EM - Fdic Executive-level Positions Only 1
EE - Expert (other) 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

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
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 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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