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Auditor - Federal Salaries of 2013

Pay Rates for "Auditor"

How much does an Auditor in the federal government get paid? $101,784.40* *Based on the 2013 average.
5,263 EMPLOYEES
$535.28M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Auditor was the 55th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2013, with 5,263 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2013, the Office Secretary Health and Human Services hired the most employees titled Auditing, with an average salary of $90,831.

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 620 $90,831.04
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 356 $98,433.84
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 271 $105,919.15
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 225 $86,344.98
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 223 $107,297.74
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 209 $96,646.23
Department of Energy 181 $92,990.22
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 163 $105,236.60
U.S. Trustee Program 156 $120,037.33
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 143 $95,850.74
Veterans Health Administration 141 $80,771.61
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 133 $104,118.54
Environmental Protection Agency 122 $112,173.59
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 107 $105,489.94
Agency for International Development 103 $116,403.73
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 103 $106,348.53
Social Security Administration 101 $110,693.63
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 99 $106,558.75
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 97 $99,051.61
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 93 $98,459.42
Federal Bureau of Investigation 90 $89,055.27
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 85 $106,590.15
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 83 $112,944.84
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 81 $104,336.54
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 74 $92,205.00
Office of Personnel Management 73 $96,550.11
Department of State 70 $109,173.23
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 69 $99,264.12
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 59 $116,465.80
Employee Benefits Security Administration 55 $83,276.24
Headquarters, Nasa 49 $111,459.82
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 46 $118,604.17
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 44 $104,069.75
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 43 $107,463.30
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 39 $137,241.31
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 37 $150,830.81
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 36 $99,627.36
Administration for Children and Families 36 $101,439.42
Federal Election Commission 35 $101,667.20
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 34 $105,748.06
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 34 $126,145.29
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 31 $101,912.29
National Institutes of Health 29 $100,003.24
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 27 $89,217.04
Railroad Retirement Board 24 $101,558.08
Small Business Administration 24 $106,139.92
Federal Communications Commission 23 $134,208.35
National Science Foundation 22 $123,121.05
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 22 $89,513.45
Health Resources and Services Administration 19 $94,659.53
Forest Service 17 $71,779.06
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 15 $120,908.53
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 12 $97,118.42
Departmental Offices 10 $124,008.40
Government Printing Office 9 $113,092.89
National Archives and Records Administration 9 $122,193.78
Bureau of the Public Debt 8 $86,597.50
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 7 $104,796.43
Export-Import Bank of the United States 7 $95,807.57
National Credit Union Administration 7 $157,467.29
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 6 $102,387.83
Securities and Exchange Commission 6 $156,406.67
Indian Health Service 6 $102,038.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 6 $91,506.67
Financial Management Service 5 $107,432.80
Peace Corps 5 $106,988.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 5 $99,714.60
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 5 $77,597.20
Drug Enforcement Administration 5 $107,484.00
Office of Justice Programs 5 $112,699.20
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 4 $106,490.00
National Endowment for the Arts 4 $114,882.75
Corporation for National and Community Service 4 $121,978.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 4 $0.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 4 $134,141.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 3 $107,565.33
National Endowment for the Humanities 3 $109,995.67
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $118,971.00
National Labor Relations Board 3 $95,549.67
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 3 $108,473.00
Farm Service Agency 2 $67,459.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 2 $112,080.00
Surface Transportation Board 2 $139,122.00
Farm Credit Administration 2 $178,716.00
Federal Housing Finance Agency 2 $181,059.00
African Development Foundation 2 $93,882.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2 $109,403.50
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $115,742.00
Bureau of International Labor Affairs 1 $129,758.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1 $129,758.00
Office of Labor-Management Standards 1 $126,251.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $122,744.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $84,855.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 1 $150,539.00
International-American Foundation 1 $115,742.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 1 $95,459.00
Bureau of Reclamation 1 $81,020.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $155,500.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $122,744.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1 $111,148.00
Ames Research Center 1 $148,806.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $51,630.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 1 $100,914.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 1 $97,333.00
National Gallery of Art 1 $129,758.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $106,369.00
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 1 $140,259.00

Auditor Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Auditor is $101,784.40. The highest paid Auditor made $235,960 in 2013.

Common Auditor Payscales

Payscale Number of Auditing Employees
GS - General Schedule 4,871
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 80
ES - Senior Executive Service 58
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 39
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 34
FO - Foreign Service Officers 33
CG - Corporate Graded 31
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 21
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 19
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 15
PG - Printing Office Grades 9
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 7
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 6
CU - Credit Union Employees 6
ZA - Administrative 5
FE - Senior Foreign Service 4
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 4
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 3
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 3
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 3
SL - Senior Level Positions 3
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 2
EM - Fdic Executive-level Positions Only 2
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 2
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 1
IG - Inspectors General 1
SS - Senior Staff Positions 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 2017

In 2004, the average pay for an Auditor was $82,420. Since then, the average pay has increased to $108,376 in 2017.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0511.

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