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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
Indian Affairs 47 $63,445.04
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 47 $76,477.38
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 44 $86,551.82
Veterans Benefits Administration 41 $64,889.83
Bureau of Immigration & 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
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 35 $71,839.31
Food and Drug Administration 35 $77,776.86
Farm Service Agency 34 $86,035.32
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 34 $88,951.59
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 34 $65,184.39
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
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
Bureau of Labor Statistics 13 $67,139.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 13 $74,211.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 13 $86,916.85
National Archives and Records Administration 13 $70,537.15
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
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 11 $92,700.73
Patent and Trademark Office 11 $78,408.91
Peace Corps 11 $82,022.91
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 11 $84,258.09
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
Bureau of the Public Debt 10 $57,159.70
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 10 $109,642.60
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
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 National Drug Control Policy 8 $90,836.13
Securities and Exchange Commission 8 $97,390.50
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
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 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
Office of Personnel Management 7 $78,973.71
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 7 $108,332.43
U.S. Mint 7 $76,922.00
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 7 $83,086.57
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 7 $81,020.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 7 $77,737.86
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
Assistant Secretary for Administration 6 $81,451.83
Federal Communications Commission 6 $97,933.50
John C. Stennis Space Center 6 $72,193.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 6 $60,314.50
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 Chief Human Capital Officer 5 $73,949.00
Offices of the Regional Administrators 5 $66,268.20
Program Support Center 5 $65,256.60
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 5 $81,230.00
Railroad Retirement Board 5 $96,164.40
National Science Foundation 5 $108,615.40
Federal Railroad Administration 5 $101,667.40
National Labor Relations Board 5 $79,927.60
Maritime Administration 5 $73,885.40
Ames Research Center 5 $55,519.80
Foreign Agricultural Service 5 $86,545.20
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 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
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 3 $97,179.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 3 $111,755.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 3 $73,563.00
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
Risk Management Agency 3 $72,197.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 3 $78,703.00
National Endowment for the Arts 3 $92,524.00
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 3 $97,158.00
Economic Development Administration 3 $75,804.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 3 $105,254.67
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 3 $101,305.67
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 2 $62,537.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 2 $68,687.50
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 2 $88,519.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 2 $71,808.50
Goddard Space Flight Center 2 $74,993.00
Economic Research Service 2 $75,414.00
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 2 $88,158.50
Consumer Product Safety Commission 2 $87,727.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 2 $78,909.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 2 $87,371.50
U.S. International Trade Commission 2 $93,190.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $80,061.50
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 2 $66,284.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 2 $107,170.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 2 $101,743.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 2 $64,942.50
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 2 $81,723.00
Minority Business Development Agency 2 $90,185.50
Administration for Community Living 2 $92,852.50
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 2 $86,525.50
Bureau of Industry and Security 2 $76,423.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 2 $86,994.00
National Credit Union Administration 2 $99,268.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 2 $81,118.00
Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education 2 $85,706.50
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 2 $117,699.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 2 $73,010.50
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $76,916.00
Government National Mortgage Association 1 $120,280.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 1 $79,319.00
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools 1 $99,413.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $112,275.00
International-American Foundation 1 $64,680.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $110,775.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 1 $102,253.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 1 $84,127.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $107,934.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 1 $51,572.00
National Assessment Governing Board 1 $85,210.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 1 $79,319.00
Federal Election Commission 1 $84,127.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $85,210.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $76,057.00
Assistant Secretary for Diversity & Inclusion 1 $72,108.00
Government Printing Office 1 $136,900.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $86,531.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $59,024.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $86,127.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $72,764.00
Community Relations Service 1 $79,319.00
Office of Government Ethics 1 $99,413.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 1 $88,935.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 1 $53,966.00
Presidio Trust 1 $68,029.00
Civil Rights 1 $85,210.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $110,775.00
National Gallery of Art 1 $99,413.00
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 1 $43,209.00
Departmental Administration 1 $47,390.00
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 1 $105,094.00
Selective Service System 1 $88,935.00
Ous Border and Transportation Security 1 $110,256.00
National Appeals Division 1 $79,319.00
Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs 1 $93,732.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 1 $50,593.00
Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control 1 $72,108.00
Office of Communications (Department of Agriculture) 1 $88,051.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 1 $105,094.00

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
FO - Foreign Service Officers 6
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 6
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 3
SL - Senior Level Positions 3
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 3
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 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
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 1
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 1
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 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 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Budget Analyst was $72,911. Since then, the average pay has increased to $99,238 in 2017.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0560.

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