Budget Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2018

Pay Rates for "Budget Analyst"

How much does a Budget Analyst in the federal government get paid? $100,594.90* *Based on the 2018 average.
6,342 EMPLOYEES
$614.74M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Budget Analyst was the 47th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2018, with 6,342 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2018, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Budget Analysis, with an average salary of $75,749.

Government Budget Analysis jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Budget Analysis job is GS-4, 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

Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.

Agencies that have hired a Budget Analyst

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 568 $75,748.67
Forest Service 306 $76,535.28
National Park Service 270 $74,289.96
Department of State 258 $109,399.65
Department of Energy 253 $108,132.56
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 245 $103,775.87
Internal Revenue Service 210 $107,383.64
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 176 $108,481.63
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 164 $115,267.21
Federal Bureau of Investigation 162 $110,156.15
National Institutes of Health 150 $118,963.65
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 149 $104,222.70
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 121 $80,182.20
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 116 $78,123.07
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 111 $72,584.46
Environmental Protection Agency 107 $108,750.31
Bureau of Reclamation 101 $78,749.15
Geological Survey 100 $75,456.26
Bureau of Land Management 91 $78,267.71
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 89 $128,218.26
Social Security Administration 83 $109,818.20
U.S. Coast Guard 77 $95,429.64
Food and Drug Administration 76 $112,735.70
Indian Health Service 76 $69,904.36
Offices, Boards and Divisions 71 $116,239.24
U.S. Marshals Service 68 $86,112.44
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 65 $118,320.95
National Protection and Programs Directorate 62 $99,083.21
Federal Emergency Management Agency 60 $111,261.17
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 57 $124,694.21
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 53 $107,604.06
Transportation Security Administration 49 $112,230.10
Agency for International Development 47 $117,980.85
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 46 $112,339.06
Indian Affairs 45 $87,822.09
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 42 $115,691.26
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 40 $110,653.63
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 40 $128,519.48
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 38 $121,257.21
Bureau of the Census 37 $105,906.86
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 34 $108,436.85
Administration for Children and Families 33 $113,298.45
Rural Housing Service 33 $86,839.39
Health Resources and Services Administration 33 $116,861.55
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 32 $79,600.00
Farm Service Agency 32 $114,408.13
National Cemetery Administration 30 $80,446.50
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 29 $129,977.62
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 28 $129,019.79
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 28 $105,851.71
Agricultural Research Service 28 $89,812.18
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 27 $101,576.63
Veterans Benefits Administration 26 $115,456.73
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 24 $107,475.21
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget 24 $132,386.54
Agricultural Marketing Service 24 $104,868.58
Patent and Trademark Office 23 $119,696.43
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 23 $126,244.39
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 23 $140,380.83
Headquarters, Nasa 23 $131,363.43
Employment and Training Administration 22 $112,767.55
Natural Resources Conservation Service 21 $94,147.24
Foreign Agricultural Service 20 $110,746.45
Ames Research Center 19 $121,612.42
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 18 $124,750.56
Office of Personnel Management 17 $120,166.94
Office of Secretary of Transportation 17 $116,938.41
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 16 $90,036.50
Food Safety and Inspection Service 16 $112,348.56
Departmental Offices 16 $131,653.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 15 $114,212.07
Office of Justice Programs 15 $116,073.80
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 14 $105,373.07
Bureau of Labor Statistics 14 $96,575.43
National Institute of Standards and Technology 13 $131,027.08
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 13 $119,521.54
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 13 $115,792.69
Food and Nutrition Service 13 $115,237.77
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 12 $122,360.17
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 12 $117,611.33
U.S. Secret Service 12 $110,928.18
Federal Student Aid 11 $119,377.00
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 11 $119,898.73
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 11 $126,990.18
Office of Management and Budget 11 $156,241.36
Drug Enforcement Administration 11 $123,248.90
Peace Corps 10 $102,572.50
Small Business Administration 10 $133,812.40
Securities and Exchange Commission 10 $175,703.70
International Trade Administration 10 $118,220.50
Federal Highway Administration 10 $102,365.40
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 9 $120,090.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 9 $87,817.67
Program Support Center 9 $97,602.22
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 9 $135,207.78
Broadcasting Board of Governors 9 $127,154.89
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 9 $130,788.44
Federal Transit Administration 8 $121,685.50
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 8 $96,734.75
Corporation for National and Community Service 8 $110,047.75
National Gallery of Art 8 $134,298.63
Assistant Secretary for Administration 8 $120,186.38
National Agricultural Statistics Service 8 $96,918.13
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 8 $98,751.88
Executive Office for Immigration Review 8 $128,978.63
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 7 $96,994.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 7 $102,224.71
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 7 $118,783.14
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 7 $121,058.14
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 7 $168,805.43
Federal Trade Commission 6 $103,739.50
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 6 $118,316.17
National Science Foundation 6 $141,189.50
National Archives and Records Administration 6 $115,408.50
Wage and Hour Division 6 $95,198.50
Office of Administration 6 $142,547.67
Federal Railroad Administration 6 $115,999.33
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 6 $91,500.33
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 5 $72,536.40
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 5 $120,777.80
Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals 5 $102,846.00
National Labor Relations Board 5 $126,642.80
Ous for Science and Technology 5 $126,315.40
Langley Research Center 5 $94,425.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 5 $114,265.60
Economic Research Service 5 $97,801.20
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 5 $101,710.40
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 5 $109,142.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 5 $117,688.60
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 5 $112,168.00
Federal Communications Commission 5 $125,948.80
Employee Benefits Security Administration 4 $101,170.50
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 4 $89,667.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 4 $108,086.50
Office of the Director 4 $119,350.50
National Transportation Safety Board 4 $130,178.25
Public Buildings Service 4 $101,926.50
Maritime Administration 4 $117,480.25
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 4 $120,695.75
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 4 $113,355.75
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 4 $140,511.25
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 4 $112,236.50
Office of National Drug Control Policy 4 $140,819.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 4 $110,335.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 4 $105,798.00
National Technical Information Service 4 $94,504.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 4 $111,140.75
U.S. Mint 3 $123,089.00
National Endowment for the Arts 3 $117,237.33
Office of Postsecondary Education 3 $134,126.00
Economic Development Administration 3 $113,101.33
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 3 $107,215.33
Bureau of Industry and Security 3 $125,947.67
Presidio Trust 3 $103,463.33
U.S. Trustee Program 3 $131,083.33
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 3 $127,882.00
Office for Civil Rights 3 $115,644.67
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 3 $113,751.00
Risk Management Agency 3 $106,633.33
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 3 $131,691.00
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 3 $141,734.33
Government National Mortgage Association 3 $130,026.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 3 $132,625.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 3 $118,748.67
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 3 $109,326.33
Railroad Retirement Board 3 $110,543.33
Pretrial Services Agency 2 $115,955.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 2 $120,068.50
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 2 $120,356.50
Office of Special Counsel 2 $90,166.50
Board of Veterans Appeals 2 $93,075.50
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $140,987.00
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 2 $107,435.50
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $110,443.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 2 $112,640.50
Commission on Civil Rights 2 $104,049.50
Office of Enterprise Operations 2 $134,426.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 2 $119,838.00
Office of Field Policy and Management 2 $124,986.50
National Credit Union Administration 2 $500.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 2 $98,495.50
Millennium Challenge Corporation 2 $130,265.50
Mine Safety and Health Administration 2 $140,219.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $118,489.00
Selective Service System 2 $125,478.50
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 2 $152,126.50
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 2 $116,191.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 2 $125,092.50
Office of Labor-Management Standards 2 $145,629.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 2 $134,426.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 2 $124,698.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 2 $119,350.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 2 $136,747.50
Community Relations Service 1 $113,755.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $54,972.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $110,595.00
Office of Secretary of Labor 1 $109,435.00
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 1 $146,352.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Labor Management Relations 1 $107,435.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 1 $79,532.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 1 $126,958.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 1 $126,958.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $161,900.00
National Assessment Governing Board 1 $98,323.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 1 $70,243.00
Women's Bureau 1 $103,639.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 1 $200,187.00
Veterans Customer Exper (Vce) 1 $119,614.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 1 $145,929.00
Administration for Community Living 1 $162,900.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $115,515.00
American Battle Monuments Commission 1 $145,629.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 1 $204,797.00
National Appeals Division 1 $114,005.00
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer 1 $113,755.00
Office of the Secretary of Housing & Urban Development Department 1 $124,223.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $162,400.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $124,723.00
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 1 $143,894.00
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 1 $116,955.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $136,676.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 1 $166,777.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $94,796.00
Federal Election Commission 1 $110,595.00
Office of Science and Technology Policy 1 $108,435.00

Budget Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Budget Analyst is $100,594.90. The highest paid Budget Analyst made $241,300 in 2018.

Common Budget Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Budget Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 5,829
ZA - Administrative 168
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 90
ES - Senior Executive Service 57
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 48
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 46
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 33
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 13
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 10
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 10
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 7
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 7
SL - Senior Level Positions 5
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 3
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 2
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use 2
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 2
EN - Nat Nuclear Security Admin Exc Srvc Only 1
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 1
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 1
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 1
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 1
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 1
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 1
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 1

Starting Paygrade: $26,233.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $138,572.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management
Occupation Family: 0500 ACCOUNTING AND BUDGET GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Budget Analysis jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Cash ProcessingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Equal Opportunity ComplianceAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Irrigation System OperationTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Explosives SafetyAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
RealtyAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Budget Analysis Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Budget Analyst was $72,911. Since then, the average pay has increased to $100,595 in 2018.


Data Sources

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