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Budget Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2004

Pay Rates for "Budget Analyst"

How much does a Budget Analyst in the federal government get paid? $72,910.78* *Based on the 2004 average.
4,997 EMPLOYEES
$363.75M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Budget Analyst was the 56th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2004, with 4,997 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2004, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Budget Analysis, with an average salary of $75,385.

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
Internal Revenue Service 352 $75,385.38
Veterans Health Administration 297 $62,111.15
National Park Service 239 $56,355.54
Department of Energy 226 $86,272.54
Department of State 221 $83,398.80
Forest Service 196 $60,082.35
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 146 $75,092.31
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 138 $69,423.63
Public Buildings Service 133 $70,791.25
National Institutes of Health 128 $84,637.16
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 126 $58,896.16
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 91 $55,759.30
Natural Resources Conservation Service 87 $65,323.07
Indian Health Service 87 $49,952.01
U.S. Marshals Service 84 $61,478.19
Environmental Protection Agency 83 $76,962.86
Social Security Administration 81 $75,581.20
Bureau of Reclamation 75 $59,528.99
Offices, Boards and Divisions 67 $88,365.37
Geological Survey 67 $58,311.28
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 65 $65,663.40
Federal Bureau of Investigation 62 $74,461.85
Bureau of Land Management 62 $63,058.97
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 62 $62,211.29
U.S. Coast Guard 50 $68,717.76
Rural Housing Service 48 $65,064.50
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 48 $93,228.00
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 47 $76,477.38
Indian Affairs 47 $63,445.04
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 44 $86,551.82
Veterans Benefits Administration 41 $64,889.83
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 39 $72,261.26
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 38 $84,619.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 36 $64,715.92
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 36 $78,341.11
Customs and Border Protection 35 $71,839.31
Food and Drug Administration 35 $77,776.86
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 34 $65,184.39
Farm Service Agency 34 $86,035.32
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 34 $88,951.59
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 33 $85,678.52
Bureau of the Census 32 $71,974.13
Federal Aviation Administration 28 $84,774.96
Agricultural Research Service 28 $67,403.68
Food and Nutrition Service 27 $74,381.33
Office of Management and Budget 27 $100,167.52
Office of the Under Secretary (Department of Education) 26 $105,274.38
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 25 $91,378.92
Ous Management 22 $90,017.77
Agricultural Marketing Service 22 $67,973.45
Employment and Training Administration 22 $78,267.55
Departmental Offices 21 $78,362.24
U.S. Agency for International Development 20 $85,165.90
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 19 $57,926.47
Food Safety and Inspection Service 19 $80,412.84
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 18 $90,599.11
National Cemetery Administration 18 $66,276.06
National Institute of Standards and Technology 17 $86,937.76
Administration for Children and Families 17 $84,190.94
John F. Kennedy Space Center 16 $45,136.88
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget 16 $97,819.25
Broadcasting Board of Governors 15 $81,250.53
Health Resources and Services Administration 15 $89,938.53
National Archives and Records Administration 13 $70,537.15
Bureau of Labor Statistics 13 $67,139.00
Citizenship and Immigration Services 13 $74,211.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 13 $86,916.85
Small Business Administration 12 $88,126.42
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 12 $71,079.25
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 12 $72,212.50
Peace Corps 11 $82,022.91
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 11 $84,258.09
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 11 $92,700.73
Patent and Trademark Office 11 $78,408.91
Bureau of the Public Debt 10 $57,159.70
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 10 $109,642.60
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 10 $71,141.80
Office of Justice Programs 10 $75,216.50
Federal Supply Service 10 $67,045.50
Federal Technology Service 10 $61,066.60
Transportation Security Administration 9 $71,298.33
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 9 $72,265.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 9 $85,395.22
Office of National Drug Control Policy 8 $90,836.13
Securities and Exchange Commission 8 $97,390.50
Financial Management Service 8 $72,212.50
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 8 $58,816.50
Office of Administration 8 $105,347.13
Federal Trade Commission 8 $74,464.75
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 8 $89,287.00
U.S. Secret Service 8 $79,502.00
Headquarters, Nasa 8 $88,393.00
Office of Personnel Management 7 $78,973.71
U.S. Mint 7 $76,922.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 7 $81,020.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 7 $77,737.86
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 7 $90,818.29
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 7 $81,001.00
National Agricultural Statistics Service 7 $59,006.57
National Institute of Food & Agriculture 7 $77,566.29
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 7 $85,336.57
International Trade Administration 7 $61,065.14
Employment Standards Administration 7 $91,279.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 7 $108,332.43
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 7 $83,086.57
John C. Stennis Space Center 6 $72,193.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 6 $60,314.50
Federal Transit Administration 6 $74,503.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 6 $95,390.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 6 $76,923.33
Office of the Chief Human Capital Office 6 $81,451.83
Federal Communications Commission 6 $97,933.50
Railroad Retirement Board 5 $96,164.40
Federal Railroad Administration 5 $101,667.40
Maritime Administration 5 $73,885.40
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 5 $81,230.00
National Science Foundation 5 $108,615.40
National Labor Relations Board 5 $79,927.60
Ames Research Center 5 $55,519.80
Foreign Agricultural Service 5 $86,545.20
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 5 $65,546.40
Bureau of Economic Analysis 5 $82,758.00
Executive Office for Immigration Review 5 $77,487.20
Office of the Human Resources Management 5 $73,949.00
Offices of the Regional Administrators 5 $66,268.20
Program Support Center 5 $65,256.60
National Transportation Safety Board 4 $104,352.25
Office of Secretary of Transportation 4 $104,834.50
Federal Highway Administration 4 $77,937.50
Employee Benefits Security Administration 4 $65,334.50
Office of the Director 4 $79,794.50
Pretrial Services Agency 4 $88,587.25
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 4 $63,807.75
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 4 $78,570.00
National Technical Information Service 4 $100,636.25
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 3 $105,254.67
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 3 $97,179.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 3 $73,563.00
Risk Management Agency 3 $72,197.00
National Endowment for the Arts 3 $92,524.00
Economic Development Administration 3 $75,804.00
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 3 $101,305.67
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 3 $111,755.33
U.S. Trustee Program 3 $99,312.67
Mine Safety and Health Administration 3 $80,918.67
Office for Civil Rights 3 $84,123.67
Federal Student Aid 3 $100,123.33
Office of Postsecondary Education 3 $92,785.00
Institute of Education Sciences 3 $84,360.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 3 $78,703.00
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 3 $97,158.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 2 $74,993.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 2 $87,727.50
U.S. International Trade Commission 2 $93,190.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 2 $107,170.00
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 2 $81,723.00
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 2 $86,525.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 2 $86,994.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 2 $81,118.00
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 2 $117,699.50
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 2 $62,537.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 2 $88,519.00
Economic Research Service 2 $75,414.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 2 $78,909.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $80,061.50
Institute of Museum and Library Services 2 $101,743.00
Minority Business Development Agency 2 $90,185.50
Bureau of Industry and Security 2 $76,423.00
National Credit Union Administration 2 $99,268.00
Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education 2 $85,706.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 2 $73,010.50
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 2 $68,687.50
Office of Management (Department of Education) 2 $71,808.50
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 2 $88,158.50
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 2 $87,371.50
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 2 $66,284.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 2 $64,942.50
Administration for Community Living 2 $92,852.50
National Gallery of Art 1 $99,413.00
Selective Service System 1 $88,935.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 1 $50,593.00
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 1 $76,916.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $112,275.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 1 $84,127.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 1 $79,319.00
Assistant Secretary for Diversity & Inclusion 1 $72,108.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $86,127.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 1 $88,935.00
Civil Rights 1 $85,210.00
Departmental Administration 1 $47,390.00
National Appeals Division 1 $79,319.00
Office of Communications (Department of Agriculture) 1 $88,051.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 1 $79,319.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $110,775.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 1 $51,572.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $85,210.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $86,531.00
Community Relations Service 1 $79,319.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 1 $53,966.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $110,775.00
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 1 $105,094.00
Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs 1 $93,732.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 1 $105,094.00
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools 1 $99,413.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 1 $102,253.00
National Assessment Governing Board 1 $85,210.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $76,057.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $59,024.00
Office of Government Ethics 1 $99,413.00
Presidio Trust 1 $68,029.00
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 1 $43,209.00
Us-Visit 1 $110,256.00
Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control 1 $72,108.00
Government National Mortgage Association 1 $120,280.00
International-American Foundation 1 $64,680.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $107,934.00
Federal Election Commission 1 $84,127.00
Government Printing Office 1 $136,900.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $72,764.00

Budget Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Budget Analyst is $72,910.78. The highest paid Budget Analyst made $168,388 in 2004.

Common Budget Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Budget Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 4,662
ZA - Administrative 91
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 66
ES - Senior Executive Service 43
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 28
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 26
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 16
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 9
FE - Senior Foreign Service 8
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 8
CG - Corporate Graded 7
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 6
FO - Foreign Service Officers 6
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 3
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 3
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 3
SL - Senior Level Positions 3
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 1
MG - Omhar Compensation Plan 1
PG - Printing Office Grades 1
SN - Senior Level System 1
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 1
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 1
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 1

Starting Paygrade: $27,184.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $143,598.00 / 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
Civilian PayClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Correspondence ClerkClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Plant Protection TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Emergency ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Procurement Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Budget Analysis Pay Trend from 2004 to 2019

In 2004, the average pay for a Budget Analyst was $72,911. Since then, the average pay has increased to $105,640 in 2019.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0560.

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