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Budget Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2006

Pay Rates for "Budget Analyst"

How much does a Budget Analyst in the federal government get paid? $78,439.42* *Based on the 2006 average.
5,355 EMPLOYEES
$419.42M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Budget Analyst was the 50th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2006, with 5,355 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2006, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Budget Analysis, with an average salary of $82,857.

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 344 $82,856.85
Forest Service 316 $64,267.18
Veterans Health Administration 305 $66,921.62
National Park Service 239 $60,771.38
Department of Energy 231 $92,168.00
Department of State 216 $86,123.82
Public Buildings Service 191 $74,705.14
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 172 $82,613.10
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 141 $75,922.00
National Institutes of Health 134 $93,257.50
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 126 $74,417.59
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 122 $62,820.88
Federal Bureau of Investigation 102 $80,564.36
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 98 $59,949.19
Natural Resources Conservation Service 97 $69,080.60
Environmental Protection Agency 91 $81,968.27
Bureau of Reclamation 82 $64,089.02
Geological Survey 80 $61,537.60
Social Security Administration 80 $80,398.73
U.S. Marshals Service 80 $67,745.08
Offices, Boards and Divisions 76 $94,908.91
Indian Health Service 72 $56,430.61
Bureau of Land Management 64 $64,921.36
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 60 $67,781.18
U.S. Coast Guard 58 $72,110.59
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 50 $97,117.38
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 49 $82,805.86
Rural Housing Service 48 $68,125.17
Indian Affairs 42 $68,758.40
Food and Drug Administration 41 $85,546.71
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 39 $95,332.36
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 38 $90,341.18
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 35 $86,526.17
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 34 $93,827.97
Veterans Benefits Administration 34 $72,705.18
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 33 $95,374.64
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 32 $86,008.38
Headquarters, Nasa 32 $95,481.75
Drug Enforcement Administration 32 $70,362.34
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 32 $78,825.59
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 31 $93,973.58
Bureau of the Census 30 $78,189.37
Food and Nutrition Service 28 $81,024.57
Departmental Offices 27 $79,954.41
Agricultural Research Service 26 $73,589.42
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 26 $99,848.04
Farm Service Agency 25 $96,874.56
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 24 $96,267.50
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 24 $113,612.75
John F. Kennedy Space Center 23 $43,664.70
Office of Management and Budget 23 $108,245.61
Employment and Training Administration 22 $81,388.50
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 22 $87,928.23
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget 19 $102,466.42
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 18 $75,577.72
Health Resources and Services Administration 18 $95,796.56
Administration for Children and Families 18 $89,786.94
Ames Research Center 18 $79,653.94
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 17 $81,439.00
Agency for International Development 17 $98,521.35
National Cemetery Administration 16 $67,143.38
Agricultural Marketing Service 16 $72,543.75
National Institute of Standards and Technology 16 $93,118.25
Federal Emergency Management Agency 16 $82,059.00
Transportation Security Administration 15 $86,013.13
Broadcasting Board of Governors 15 $93,845.93
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 14 $84,756.36
Bureau of Labor Statistics 14 $70,288.07
Peace Corps 14 $83,967.64
Financial Management Service 14 $71,415.29
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 14 $103,776.86
Food Safety and Inspection Service 13 $85,080.15
Patent and Trademark Office 13 $78,278.77
Office of Justice Programs 11 $84,922.09
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 11 $77,981.00
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 11 $103,953.09
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 11 $85,031.55
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 11 $91,743.18
National Archives and Records Administration 10 $79,386.50
Securities and Exchange Commission 10 $100,847.40
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 10 $75,105.60
Office of Personnel Management 9 $83,938.00
Small Business Administration 9 $96,116.78
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 9 $86,317.44
Federal Supply Service 8 $78,868.25
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 8 $96,608.00
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 8 $103,033.13
Langley Research Center 8 $74,544.00
Bureau of the Public Debt 8 $62,442.50
Office of Administration 8 $111,982.88
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 7 $84,512.00
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 7 $100,724.57
Office of National Drug Control Policy 7 $96,035.71
Maritime Administration 7 $79,004.57
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 7 $61,534.00
Federal Trade Commission 7 $86,899.71
Federal Technology Service 7 $67,216.00
Program Support Center 7 $80,268.29
U.S. Secret Service 7 $83,665.29
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 7 $89,502.57
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 6 $91,013.33
National Agricultural Statistics Service 6 $71,434.83
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 6 $70,462.67
International Trade Administration 6 $86,091.17
Federal Highway Administration 6 $87,348.33
National Labor Relations Board 6 $94,920.67
Federal Transit Administration 6 $90,580.17
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 6 $82,932.17
Office of Comptroller of Currency 6 $107,078.83
Executive Office for Immigration Review 6 $86,209.50
Federal Communications Commission 6 $110,039.17
Offices of the Regional Administrators 6 $77,696.33
Federal Student Aid 5 $107,506.00
Office of the Director 5 $80,690.60
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 5 $86,265.20
Foreign Agricultural Service 5 $88,702.80
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 5 $107,996.60
Assistant Secretary for Administration 5 $86,102.80
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 5 $101,442.80
National Science Foundation 5 $115,760.80
Federal Aviation Administration 5 $67,222.20
Employment Standards Administration 5 $93,626.80
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 4 $90,316.00
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 4 $70,550.25
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 4 $77,838.25
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 4 $79,868.75
Economic Development Administration 4 $97,630.75
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 4 $105,824.75
National Technical Information Service 4 $111,014.50
Corporation for National and Community Service 4 $76,597.50
Employee Benefits Security Administration 4 $78,831.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 4 $77,343.75
Railroad Retirement Board 4 $107,857.75
Office of Secretary of Transportation 4 $101,221.25
National Transportation Safety Board 3 $124,794.33
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 3 $104,537.33
Federal Railroad Administration 3 $111,704.67
Pretrial Services Agency 3 $112,697.67
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 3 $110,039.33
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 3 $86,561.67
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 3 $75,663.67
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 3 $51,047.00
Risk Management Agency 3 $84,576.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 3 $92,245.33
Economic Research Service 3 $74,810.33
Department of Homeland Security 3 $84,615.67
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 3 $131,372.33
U.S. Trustee Program 3 $110,839.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 3 $86,178.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 3 $83,717.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 3 $69,820.67
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 3 $73,251.33
Government Printing Office 3 $107,968.67
Office of Postsecondary Education 3 $103,593.67
Armed Forces Retirement Home 3 $58,542.67
Institute of Education Sciences 3 $94,399.67
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2 $86,489.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 2 $111,064.50
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $88,313.00
U.S. Mint 2 $64,992.50
Presidio Trust 2 $76,256.00
Commission on Civil Rights 2 $76,188.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 2 $101,459.50
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 2 $79,395.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 2 $91,598.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 2 $65,221.00
Administration for Community Living 2 $103,974.00
Minority Business Development Agency 2 $83,310.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 2 $86,726.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 2 $81,361.50
Economics and Statistics Administration 2 $100,547.00
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 2 $129,301.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 2 $88,451.50
Government National Mortgage Association 2 $88,731.50
National Credit Union Administration 2 $109,620.50
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 2 $111,211.00
Federal Election Commission 2 $99,023.50
Goddard Space Flight Center 2 $48,179.50
Office for Civil Rights 2 $99,496.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 2 $96,478.50
National Gallery of Art 2 $114,676.50
Office of Management (Department of Education) 2 $82,596.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 2 $68,390.50
U.S. International Trade Commission 2 $108,402.00
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 2 $96,918.00
National Endowment for the Arts 2 $99,887.00
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools 1 $112,734.00
Office of Science and Technology Policy 1 $90,442.00
National Appeals Division 1 $57,891.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 1 $109,687.00
Assistant Secretary for Diversity & Inclusion 1 $91,407.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 1 $91,407.00
National Institute for Literacy 1 $115,000.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $93,320.00
U.S. Institute of Peace 1 $44,856.00
National Assessment Governing Board 1 $97,500.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 1 $67,216.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $118,828.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $80,611.00
Department of Housing and Urban Development 1 $114,688.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 1 $61,510.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $65,429.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $71,552.00
Office of Field Policy and Management 1 $125,439.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $100,547.00
Office of Government Ethics 1 $112,734.00
Selective Service System 1 $95,398.00
Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control 1 $82,509.00
Community Relations Service 1 $54,272.00
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 1 $56,082.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 1 $113,791.00
Office of Equal Employment Opportunity 1 $54,272.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 1 $59,701.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 1 $67,216.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $100,547.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 1 $82,509.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $94,454.00
Civil Rights 1 $97,500.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 1 $115,781.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 1 $78,055.00
Departmental Administration 1 $67,216.00

Budget Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Budget Analyst is $78,439.42. The highest paid Budget Analyst made $196,800 in 2006.

Common Budget Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Budget Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 5,051
ZA - Administrative 99
ES - Senior Executive Service 47
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 35
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 28
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 15
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 14
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 12
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 10
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 7
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 6
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 5
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 4
SL - Senior Level Positions 4
CG - Corporate Graded 3
PG - Printing Office Grades 3
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 3
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 3
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 2
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 1
SN - Senior Level System 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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