Budget Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for "Budget Analyst"

How much does a Budget Analyst in the federal government get paid? $97,132.70* *Based on the 2016 average.
6,298 EMPLOYEES
$611.35M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Budget Analyst was the 49th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 6,298 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Budget Analysis, with an average salary of $73,532.

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 536 $73,532.12
Forest Service 312 $72,897.14
National Park Service 273 $70,721.61
Department of Energy 259 $110,064.63
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 248 $99,456.88
Internal Revenue Service 217 $101,128.55
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 181 $84,662.25
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 161 $107,769.32
Federal Bureau of Investigation 158 $103,265.72
National Institutes of Health 154 $111,799.94
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 152 $102,087.63
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 126 $70,158.65
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 112 $73,889.76
Environmental Protection Agency 109 $103,398.11
Geological Survey 104 $73,779.82
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 104 $75,593.56
Bureau of Reclamation 92 $77,594.62
Social Security Administration 88 $102,508.97
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 86 $118,239.74
Bureau of Land Management 85 $79,554.08
U.S. Marshals Service 80 $76,938.56
Offices, Boards and Divisions 78 $111,529.13
U.S. Coast Guard 75 $90,493.07
Indian Health Service 70 $69,599.06
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 68 $108,066.90
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 61 $118,832.23
Food and Drug Administration 57 $105,786.09
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 54 $100,282.54
Transportation Security Administration 53 $104,822.13
Natural Resources Conservation Service 52 $83,913.79
Federal Emergency Management Agency 51 $107,173.31
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 46 $97,525.65
National Protection and Programs Directorate 46 $93,817.04
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 45 $102,796.02
Agency for International Development 41 $108,252.46
Indian Affairs 41 $84,686.39
Rural Housing Service 40 $80,589.45
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 33 $103,962.15
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 32 $122,778.63
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 32 $71,911.25
Health Resources and Services Administration 32 $109,922.81
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 30 $106,283.10
Bureau of the Census 30 $96,451.77
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 29 $89,460.03
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 29 $113,302.28
Veterans Benefits Administration 28 $106,096.07
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 27 $112,726.33
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 27 $117,317.59
Administration for Children and Families 27 $111,097.56
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 26 $122,357.96
National Cemetery Administration 26 $81,589.42
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 25 $137,631.16
Food and Nutrition Service 24 $100,859.54
Patent and Trademark Office 23 $111,411.57
Farm Service Agency 23 $108,173.13
Agricultural Research Service 22 $78,881.59
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget 21 $126,744.62
Agricultural Marketing Service 21 $99,152.10
Employment and Training Administration 21 $103,022.76
Headquarters, Nasa 21 $126,574.24
Ames Research Center 21 $112,169.48
Office of Personnel Management 17 $112,009.71
Bureau of Labor Statistics 17 $79,706.94
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 17 $119,003.94
Departmental Offices 16 $114,294.06
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 16 $122,680.19
Office of Justice Programs 16 $110,517.31
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 16 $108,916.81
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 16 $96,732.19
National Institute of Standards and Technology 15 $125,411.73
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 15 $86,588.07
Peace Corps 15 $97,118.87
Food Safety and Inspection Service 14 $105,777.86
Office of Management and Budget 14 $144,748.64
Office of Secretary of Transportation 14 $103,567.43
U.S. Secret Service 14 $107,233.36
International Trade Administration 13 $110,809.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 13 $120,405.92
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 13 $133,087.31
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 12 $111,824.17
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 12 $100,448.75
Langley Research Center 11 $96,930.36
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 11 $100,759.64
Drug Enforcement Administration 11 $112,128.55
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 11 $96,602.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 11 $118,658.27
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 10 $110,665.80
Corporation for National and Community Service 10 $102,807.20
Program Support Center 10 $91,278.10
Federal Highway Administration 9 $101,404.44
Small Business Administration 9 $131,066.56
Broadcasting Board of Governors 9 $110,695.44
Securities and Exchange Commission 9 $161,013.44
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 9 $95,512.33
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 9 $114,605.11
National Agricultural Statistics Service 9 $92,093.11
Assistant Secretary for Administration 9 $114,537.44
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 8 $126,465.50
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 8 $87,332.00
Federal Transit Administration 8 $116,146.50
Federal Student Aid 8 $123,767.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 8 $117,000.25
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 8 $119,422.50
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 8 $114,057.50
Executive Office for Immigration Review 8 $122,945.13
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 7 $113,648.14
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 7 $80,766.86
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 7 $84,440.57
Consumer Product Safety Commission 7 $108,019.43
National Science Foundation 7 $130,339.00
Office of Administration 7 $136,188.29
National Archives and Records Administration 6 $115,160.67
National Gallery of Art 6 $135,790.00
Maritime Administration 6 $106,832.67
Federal Trade Commission 6 $111,090.67
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 6 $117,738.00
Office of National Drug Control Policy 6 $130,878.33
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 6 $94,246.33
Ous for Science and Technology 6 $106,030.50
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 6 $152,959.50
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 6 $96,196.67
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 5 $90,528.80
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 5 $108,623.20
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 5 $109,767.60
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 5 $101,733.80
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 5 $94,355.80
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 5 $106,214.80
Wage and Hour Division 5 $97,138.80
National Technical Information Service 5 $85,613.60
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 5 $109,755.40
National Labor Relations Board 5 $109,155.80
Economic Research Service 5 $92,824.40
Federal Communications Commission 5 $112,979.40
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 4 $117,604.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 4 $107,456.75
Office of the Director 4 $108,499.75
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 4 $111,501.50
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 4 $121,776.50
Employee Benefits Security Administration 4 $87,558.00
Pretrial Services Agency 4 $116,349.00
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 4 $105,379.75
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 4 $113,458.25
National Transportation Safety Board 4 $122,387.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 4 $107,045.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 4 $133,099.25
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 4 $100,098.75
U.S. Trustee Program 4 $115,132.75
Dean for VA Learning University 4 $108,909.75
Department of Veterans Affairs 4 $93,572.75
National Endowment for the Arts 3 $105,041.00
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 3 $117,725.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 3 $57,128.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 3 $121,237.67
Office of Management (Department of Education) 3 $107,698.67
U.S. Mint 3 $106,510.00
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 3 $108,190.67
Office of Postsecondary Education 3 $137,567.33
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 3 $0.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 3 $123,860.33
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 3 $81,789.33
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 3 $129,203.67
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 3 $114,461.00
Office for Civil Rights 3 $108,230.00
Economic Development Administration 3 $95,729.67
Railroad Retirement Board 3 $103,243.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 2 $111,733.50
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $104,026.50
Federal Railroad Administration 2 $138,639.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 2 $89,595.50
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 2 $95,803.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 2 $118,968.50
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 2 $91,129.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 2 $129,818.50
Risk Management Agency 2 $104,440.00
Office of Field Policy and Management 2 $116,302.50
Federal Election Commission 2 $121,492.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $108,431.00
Administration for Community Living 2 $125,553.50
Selective Service System 2 $119,852.00
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 2 $140,023.00
Millennium Challenge Corporation 2 $139,741.00
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer 2 $128,978.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 2 $132,988.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 2 $119,388.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 2 $140,143.00
Public Buildings Service 2 $67,087.50
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 2 $133,012.50
Office of Labor-Management Standards 2 $137,734.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 2 $127,001.50
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 2 $149,341.00
National Credit Union Administration 2 $136,391.00
Community Relations Service 1 $99,905.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $128,259.00
Government National Mortgage Association 1 $135,953.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $126,113.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $108,919.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 1 $139,523.00
African Development Foundation 1 $107,525.00
Minority Business Development Agency 1 $139,677.00
Women's Bureau 1 $99,296.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $155,705.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 1 $66,370.00
Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control 1 $107,822.00
Assistant Secretary for Diversity & Inclusion 1 $90,823.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 1 $182,507.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $134,662.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 1 $118,057.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $104,080.00
National Assessment Governing Board 1 $94,203.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $102,932.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $139,523.00
Office of Special Counsel 1 $76,378.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Public & International Affairs 1 $107,325.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $100,058.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 1 $147,288.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $107,325.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Labor Management Relations 1 $96,878.00
Office of the Secretary of Housing & Urban Development Department 1 $148,288.00
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 1 $136,695.00
Office of Science and Technology Policy 1 $101,605.00
National Appeals Division 1 $100,405.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $114,480.00
Recovery Accountability & Transparency 1 $103,928.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 1 $121,635.00

Budget Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Budget Analyst is $97,132.70. The highest paid Budget Analyst made $232,879 in 2016.

Common Budget Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Budget Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 5,770
ZA - Administrative 171
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 98
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 54
ES - Senior Executive Service 51
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 48
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 31
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 13
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 11
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 11
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 8
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 6
SL - Senior Level Positions 5
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 3
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 3
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 2
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 2
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 2
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 1
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 1
CG - Corporate Graded 1
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 1
EN - Nat Nuclear Security Admin Exc Srvc Only 1
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 1

Starting Paygrade: $25,514.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $134,776.00 / 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
Military PayClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Miscellaneous Administration and ProgramAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Irrigation System OperationTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Security Clerical and AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
RealtyAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Budget Analysis Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016

In 2004, the average pay for a Budget Analyst was $72,911. Since then, the average pay has increased to $97,133 in 2016.


Data Sources

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