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Auditor - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Auditor"

How much does an Auditor in the federal government get paid? $97,668.78* *Based on the 2010 average.
5,348 EMPLOYEES
$522.23M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Auditor was the 61st most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 5,348 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2010, the Office Secretary Health and Human Services hired the most employees titled Auditing, with an average salary of $84,554.

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 690 $84,553.77
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 396 $91,100.37
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 300 $101,711.36
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 257 $90,128.16
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 255 $103,579.33
Department of Energy 198 $94,733.90
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 170 $84,682.03
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 160 $105,418.84
Environmental Protection Agency 148 $108,154.17
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 131 $97,775.11
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 131 $87,668.57
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 127 $103,524.83
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 125 $107,668.64
Veterans Health Administration 122 $79,182.41
Agency for International Development 117 $110,994.90
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 116 $102,230.34
Social Security Administration 113 $100,922.32
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 100 $95,117.59
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 93 $105,326.53
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 91 $109,487.35
Federal Bureau of Investigation 90 $84,238.72
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 88 $91,726.52
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 87 $91,519.03
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 75 $102,258.59
Office of Personnel Management 69 $95,653.19
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 66 $89,670.21
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 64 $111,642.67
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 63 $93,854.16
Headquarters, Nasa 54 $107,897.83
Department of State 52 $114,824.10
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 51 $117,298.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 51 $138,602.59
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 48 $126,415.38
Administration for Children and Families 41 $106,105.32
Federal Election Commission 39 $100,672.74
National Institutes of Health 37 $88,828.14
Employee Benefits Security Administration 36 $95,505.86
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 35 $103,199.57
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 34 $106,144.41
Small Business Administration 31 $100,963.16
Federal Communications Commission 30 $131,321.87
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 30 $84,409.87
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 28 $83,991.46
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 27 $86,487.67
Railroad Retirement Board 26 $99,178.58
National Science Foundation 24 $122,897.54
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 14 $117,051.79
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 14 $106,333.64
National Credit Union Administration 14 $185,549.93
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 13 $95,138.46
Forest Service 13 $74,238.85
Bureau of the Public Debt 12 $85,480.67
National Archives and Records Administration 11 $123,024.64
Corporation for National and Community Service 10 $117,507.60
Government Printing Office 9 $123,496.67
Financial Management Service 7 $100,723.71
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 7 $91,864.14
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 7 $98,464.86
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 6 $78,207.00
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 6 $107,561.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 5 $71,817.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 5 $95,740.40
Office of Justice Programs 5 $117,619.20
National Endowment for the Humanities 4 $121,617.50
Offices, Boards and Divisions 4 $120,949.00
National Labor Relations Board 4 $92,144.25
Peace Corps 4 $119,516.25
U.S. International Trade Commission 4 $131,511.00
Indian Health Service 4 $96,367.25
Securities and Exchange Commission 3 $148,650.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 3 $94,062.67
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 3 $104,774.33
Export-Import Bank of the United States 3 $129,165.33
Farm Credit Administration 3 $185,833.33
Surface Transportation Board 2 $135,615.50
National Endowment for the Arts 2 $113,347.00
Employment Standards Administration 2 $117,490.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2 $106,753.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $118,904.00
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $72,385.00
Farm Service Agency 2 $81,423.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 2 $106,311.50
National Gallery of Art 2 $150,356.50
Public Buildings Service 1 $147,578.00
Ames Research Center 1 $144,990.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 1 $92,732.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 1 $97,936.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $161,500.00
Departmental Offices 1 $112,224.00
Federal Housing Finance Agency 1 $149,632.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $70,045.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $82,359.00
International-American Foundation 1 $115,742.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $119,238.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $106,369.00
African Development Foundation 1 $122,744.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $119,238.00
Appalachian Regional Commission 1 $108,717.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $128,744.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $112,774.00

Auditor Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Auditor is $97,668.78. The highest paid Auditor made $261,000 in 2010.

Common Auditor Payscales

Payscale Number of Auditing Employees
GS - General Schedule 4,893
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 126
ES - Senior Executive Service 51
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 48
CG - Corporate Graded 43
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 37
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 34
FO - Foreign Service Officers 33
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 14
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 9
PG - Printing Office Grades 9
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 7
CU - Credit Union Employees 7
SS - Senior Staff Positions 7
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 6
ZA - Administrative 6
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 3
FE - Senior Foreign Service 3
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 3
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 2
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 1
EG - Consultant (other) 1
IG - Inspectors General 1
EM - Fdic Executive-level Positions Only 1
TM - Federal Housing Finance Board Merit Pay 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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