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Auditor - Federal Salaries of 2014

Pay Rates for "Auditor"

How much does an Auditor in the federal government get paid? $104,094.28* *Based on the 2014 average.
5,146 EMPLOYEES
$535.46M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Auditor was the 74th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2014, with 5,146 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2014, the Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) hired the most employees titled Auditing, with an average salary of $94,520.

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 of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 595 $94,519.76
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 340 $100,197.12
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 263 $107,295.71
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 229 $87,887.42
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 218 $108,874.96
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 194 $99,660.22
Department of Energy 179 $97,993.31
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 158 $106,918.53
U.S. Trustee Program 156 $122,254.99
Veterans Health Administration 139 $81,493.39
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 132 $98,667.53
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 129 $106,788.31
Environmental Protection Agency 111 $114,473.53
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 107 $107,307.99
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 103 $103,397.49
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 100 $110,343.11
Agency for International Development 96 $115,087.32
Social Security Administration 95 $113,357.25
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 92 $103,106.14
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 90 $109,984.13
Federal Bureau of Investigation 86 $91,426.66
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 84 $111,430.79
Office of Personnel Management 79 $95,240.67
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 79 $107,931.27
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 75 $108,631.63
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 71 $94,641.63
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 69 $102,855.61
Department of State 67 $111,568.37
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 61 $109,400.08
Employee Benefits Security Administration 56 $85,884.96
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 49 $106,462.67
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 48 $105,390.29
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 46 $120,698.57
Headquarters, Nasa 45 $114,775.89
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 38 $144,982.76
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 36 $110,000.72
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 35 $103,404.51
Administration for Children and Families 34 $104,694.62
Federal Election Commission 34 $104,882.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 33 $158,446.18
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 30 $133,084.77
National Institutes of Health 29 $103,694.83
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 27 $89,599.59
Forest Service 25 $75,379.40
Small Business Administration 25 $110,363.12
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 24 $92,876.46
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 22 $109,348.59
Railroad Retirement Board 22 $103,372.82
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 21 $105,229.24
Federal Communications Commission 20 $135,574.60
National Science Foundation 18 $127,994.72
Health Resources and Services Administration 17 $97,025.29
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 14 $94,245.86
Securities and Exchange Commission 11 $146,008.09
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 11 $93,976.64
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 8 $96,881.88
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 8 $92,685.63
National Archives and Records Administration 8 $119,944.63
Indian Health Service 7 $102,340.71
Government Printing Office 7 $123,914.57
Departmental Offices 7 $123,662.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 6 $111,736.17
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 6 $101,114.50
Peace Corps 6 $112,881.67
U.S. International Trade Commission 6 $126,462.17
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 6 $109,533.00
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 6 $104,578.17
Office of Comptroller of Currency 6 $155,387.50
National Credit Union Administration 6 $181,791.33
Drug Enforcement Administration 6 $102,531.83
Office of Justice Programs 5 $117,327.40
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 5 $120,850.80
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 5 $117,651.80
National Endowment for the Arts 4 $118,986.75
Corporation for National and Community Service 4 $123,848.50
Consumer Product Safety Commission 4 $102,659.75
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 4 $100,281.25
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 4 $108,430.75
Farm Credit Administration 3 $144,746.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 3 $112,796.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $123,970.33
National Labor Relations Board 3 $99,525.33
African Development Foundation 2 $97,772.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2 $110,499.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 2 $0.00
Federal Housing Finance Agency 2 $186,693.50
Federal Emergency Management Agency 2 $84,510.50
Surface Transportation Board 2 $142,306.00
Farm Service Agency 2 $70,304.50
Agricultural Marketing Service 2 $114,169.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 2 $109,400.50
John C. Stennis Space Center 1 $101,924.00
National Gallery of Art 1 $144,609.00
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 1 $141,660.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $108,582.00
Bureau of International Labor Affairs 1 $134,595.00
Office of Labor-Management Standards 1 $127,818.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $53,884.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1 $135,345.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $88,224.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $127,512.00
International-American Foundation 1 $117,401.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 1 $152,042.00
Bureau of Reclamation 1 $81,830.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 1 $99,170.00
Ames Research Center 1 $150,691.00

Auditor Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Auditor is $104,094.28. The highest paid Auditor made $255,679 in 2014.

Common Auditor Payscales

Payscale Number of Auditing Employees
GS - General Schedule 4,834
ES - Senior Executive Service 57
FO - Foreign Service Officers 41
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 38
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 30
CG - Corporate Graded 28
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 22
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 14
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 12
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 11
ZA - Administrative 8
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 7
PG - Printing Office Grades 7
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 6
FE - Senior Foreign Service 4
CU - Credit Union Employees 4
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 3
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 3
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 3
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 2
EM - Fdic Executive-level Positions Only 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 2
SS - Senior Staff Positions 2
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 2
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
NX - Executive-level And Managerial 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
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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