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Budget Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2005

Pay Rates for "Budget Analyst"

How much does a Budget Analyst in the federal government get paid? $75,482.95* *Based on the 2005 average.
5,244 EMPLOYEES
$394.93M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Budget Analyst was the 56th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2005, with 5,244 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2005, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Budget Analysis, with an average salary of $79,492.

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 332 $79,492.07
Veterans Health Administration 302 $64,366.62
Forest Service 285 $62,094.19
Department of Energy 238 $88,645.72
National Park Service 235 $58,902.86
Department of State 229 $86,147.52
Public Buildings Service 192 $71,777.78
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 160 $78,710.74
National Institutes of Health 138 $88,725.34
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 137 $69,109.74
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 128 $61,046.38
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 127 $71,961.76
Natural Resources Conservation Service 94 $65,317.71
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 90 $59,770.89
Environmental Protection Agency 86 $79,343.74
Federal Bureau of Investigation 84 $79,406.50
Social Security Administration 81 $77,531.86
U.S. Marshals Service 79 $63,081.90
Indian Health Service 78 $54,332.24
Bureau of Reclamation 76 $63,509.04
Offices, Boards and Divisions 73 $92,440.68
Geological Survey 72 $60,070.42
Bureau of Land Management 64 $61,062.20
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 61 $65,564.98
U.S. Coast Guard 56 $70,087.43
Rural Housing Service 49 $67,430.47
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 46 $94,903.37
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 45 $80,949.49
Indian Affairs 44 $64,880.05
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 39 $80,301.18
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 38 $83,607.95
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 38 $91,517.71
Drug Enforcement Administration 37 $67,454.68
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 37 $89,715.70
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 36 $87,631.44
Food and Drug Administration 36 $81,079.28
Veterans Benefits Administration 36 $67,722.31
Customs and Border Protection 35 $76,331.60
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 30 $71,778.30
Farm Service Agency 30 $87,897.73
Bureau of the Census 30 $72,491.50
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 28 $99,732.93
Ous Management 27 $93,313.89
Food and Nutrition Service 26 $78,378.27
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 26 $108,837.23
Agricultural Research Service 23 $72,403.30
Office of Management and Budget 23 $104,073.26
Departmental Offices 23 $76,762.61
Employment and Training Administration 23 $81,252.09
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 22 $90,009.23
U.S. Agency for International Development 21 $91,443.29
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 21 $93,662.95
Administration for Children and Families 20 $84,462.70
Food Safety and Inspection Service 19 $83,195.32
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 18 $62,381.94
Agricultural Marketing Service 17 $69,152.41
John F. Kennedy Space Center 17 $47,172.47
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget 17 $94,672.82
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 17 $71,346.65
Broadcasting Board of Governors 16 $89,850.31
National Institute of Standards and Technology 16 $92,724.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 16 $89,386.44
National Cemetery Administration 16 $69,931.81
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 15 $76,391.53
Ames Research Center 15 $68,499.67
Peace Corps 14 $79,659.71
Federal Emergency Management Agency 13 $91,614.85
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 12 $97,342.75
Patent and Trademark Office 12 $74,273.67
National Archives and Records Administration 12 $72,805.08
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 12 $74,507.08
Transportation Security Administration 11 $72,759.64
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 11 $72,910.18
Bureau of Labor Statistics 11 $77,600.36
Citizenship and Immigration Services 11 $81,847.09
Small Business Administration 11 $94,225.64
Financial Management Service 11 $65,319.45
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 10 $90,911.70
Office of Justice Programs 10 $80,800.10
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 9 $82,106.78
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 9 $75,932.00
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 9 $112,215.44
Headquarters, Nasa 9 $88,863.00
Offices of the Regional Administrators 9 $74,551.78
Office of Personnel Management 8 $88,973.13
Office of National Drug Control Policy 8 $91,082.88
Bureau of the Public Debt 8 $64,627.75
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 8 $91,440.50
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 8 $62,496.50
Federal Supply Service 8 $72,247.00
Federal Technology Service 8 $63,267.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 8 $90,470.50
National Agricultural Statistics Service 7 $64,938.43
National Institute of Food & Agriculture 7 $83,235.71
International Trade Administration 7 $80,685.29
Federal Transit Administration 7 $81,922.86
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 7 $86,286.71
Office of Administration 7 $110,189.86
Program Support Center 7 $74,941.14
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 7 $89,525.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Office 7 $84,730.29
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 7 $91,833.29
U.S. Secret Service 6 $77,596.00
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 6 $98,093.50
National Labor Relations Board 6 $90,075.33
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 6 $85,809.33
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 6 $90,702.67
Employment Standards Administration 6 $92,641.33
Federal Communications Commission 6 $103,842.83
Federal Trade Commission 6 $84,886.67
Armed Forces Retirement Home 6 $65,341.50
Securities and Exchange Commission 6 $111,312.33
Federal Aviation Administration 6 $66,726.83
Maritime Administration 6 $75,428.67
Office of Comptroller of Currency 6 $100,872.17
John C. Stennis Space Center 5 $63,842.40
Federal Railroad Administration 5 $106,523.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 5 $91,508.20
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 5 $68,772.20
Executive Office for Immigration Review 5 $85,617.60
Office of the Director 5 $80,875.20
Goddard Space Flight Center 4 $65,311.75
Railroad Retirement Board 4 $104,376.50
National Transportation Safety Board 4 $110,203.25
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 4 $88,453.00
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 4 $82,814.00
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 4 $98,886.75
U.S. Mint 4 $72,117.50
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 4 $68,674.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 4 $72,293.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 4 $76,957.25
National Technical Information Service 4 $105,897.75
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 4 $105,758.25
National Science Foundation 4 $135,353.25
Employee Benefits Security Administration 4 $73,083.50
Federal Student Aid 4 $96,920.50
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 4 $102,469.75
Pretrial Services Agency 4 $95,965.00
Risk Management Agency 3 $77,894.00
Economic Research Service 3 $70,910.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 3 $74,541.67
National Endowment for the Arts 3 $97,938.67
Economic Development Administration 3 $80,026.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 3 $74,808.00
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 3 $104,030.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 3 $121,907.00
U.S. Trustee Program 3 $104,847.67
Consumer Product Safety Commission 3 $78,841.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 3 $113,887.33
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 3 $67,487.33
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 3 $60,942.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 3 $75,649.33
Office for Civil Rights 3 $89,884.67
Office of Postsecondary Education 3 $98,206.33
Institute of Education Sciences 3 $89,299.33
Presidio Trust 3 $69,356.67
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 3 $47,967.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 3 $86,496.33
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 2 $93,273.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $83,904.50
Institute of Museum and Library Services 2 $108,721.00
Minority Business Development Agency 2 $79,067.50
Economics and Statistics Administration 2 $96,115.50
Bureau of Industry and Security 2 $84,465.00
National Credit Union Administration 2 $106,099.50
National Gallery of Art 2 $77,783.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 2 $100,609.00
Federal Highway Administration 2 $71,891.50
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 2 $85,997.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 2 $92,373.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 2 $77,557.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 2 $84,825.50
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 2 $104,571.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 2 $76,589.50
Office of Management (Department of Education) 2 $78,803.50
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 2 $90,752.00
Office of the Human Resources Management 2 $75,575.00
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 2 $74,668.00
Administration for Community Living 2 $97,541.50
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 2 $110,878.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 2 $92,828.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 2 $76,844.00
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 2 $125,009.00
Government National Mortgage Association 2 $81,828.50
Government Printing Office 2 $113,875.50
Office of Field Policy and Management 1 $110,878.00
Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control 1 $77,274.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $89,736.00
Federal Election Commission 1 $89,736.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $77,556.00
Selective Service System 1 $92,228.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 1 $110,662.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 1 $62,886.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $88,369.00
Office of Science and Technology Policy 1 $87,494.00
Assistant Secretary for Diversity & Inclusion 1 $77,274.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $88,744.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 1 $62,886.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 1 $62,886.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 1 $111,936.00
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools 1 $106,044.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 1 $106,044.00
National Assessment Governing Board 1 $91,315.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $78,339.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $62,962.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 1 $107,413.00
Office of Government Ethics 1 $103,098.00
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 1 $50,590.00
Civil Rights 1 $91,315.00
Departmental Administration 1 $52,468.00
National Appeals Division 1 $82,259.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $114,882.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 1 $59,464.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $89,736.00

Budget Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Budget Analyst is $75,482.95. The highest paid Budget Analyst made $213,435 in 2005.

Common Budget Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Budget Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 4,937
ZA - Administrative 93
ES - Senior Executive Service 46
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 46
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 27
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 18
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 11
FO - Foreign Service Officers 9
FE - Senior Foreign Service 9
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 6
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 6
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 6
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 6
CG - Corporate Graded 4
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 3
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 3
SL - Senior Level Positions 3
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 2
PG - Printing Office Grades 2
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 2
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 1
SN - Senior Level System 1
EG - Consultant (other) 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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