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Budget Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2008

Pay Rates for "Budget Analyst"

How much does a Budget Analyst in the federal government get paid? $84,537.60* *Based on the 2008 average.
5,667 EMPLOYEES
$478.74M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Budget Analyst was the 49th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2008, with 5,667 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2008, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Budget Analysis, with an average salary of $69,718.

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 379 $69,718.11
Internal Revenue Service 330 $89,228.55
Forest Service 307 $67,877.53
National Park Service 249 $65,679.76
Department of Energy 242 $98,510.59
Public Buildings Service 232 $78,692.86
Department of State 220 $92,910.58
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 169 $92,117.20
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 157 $84,063.41
National Institutes of Health 145 $98,916.19
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 141 $77,119.31
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 124 $68,035.31
Federal Bureau of Investigation 122 $84,500.29
Natural Resources Conservation Service 104 $73,815.53
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 98 $66,111.00
Environmental Protection Agency 92 $87,515.30
U.S. Marshals Service 88 $68,869.01
Social Security Administration 83 $85,342.23
Offices, Boards and Divisions 81 $102,486.68
Geological Survey 81 $65,225.58
Bureau of Reclamation 77 $69,422.71
U.S. Coast Guard 71 $77,174.17
Indian Health Service 69 $60,215.86
Bureau of Land Management 69 $70,499.80
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 69 $70,677.42
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 67 $101,349.24
Indian Affairs 47 $74,183.38
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 46 $109,020.41
Customs and Border Protection 45 $90,872.87
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 44 $101,876.00
Food and Drug Administration 43 $90,487.63
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 43 $89,121.56
Rural Housing Service 41 $77,874.29
Veterans Benefits Administration 36 $74,500.58
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 36 $100,869.92
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 34 $96,589.65
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 34 $105,128.65
Drug Enforcement Administration 34 $77,314.26
Departmental Offices 32 $86,195.00
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 32 $93,485.94
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 31 $95,028.71
Bureau of the Census 28 $87,754.93
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 28 $92,764.29
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 28 $109,228.57
Headquarters, Nasa 27 $108,200.74
Agricultural Research Service 27 $79,798.00
U.S. Agency for International Development 27 $102,253.96
Administration for Children and Families 27 $92,026.19
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 26 $91,396.77
Food and Nutrition Service 26 $88,118.42
Patent and Trademark Office 26 $89,252.12
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 25 $103,780.24
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 25 $127,737.88
Farm Service Agency 24 $100,714.04
Ames Research Center 22 $93,086.00
Employment and Training Administration 21 $89,484.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 20 $89,749.10
National Cemetery Administration 20 $75,496.05
Transportation Security Administration 20 $94,606.95
Agricultural Marketing Service 19 $81,939.16
Health Resources and Services Administration 19 $102,236.74
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 17 $83,893.47
Peace Corps 17 $98,354.14
National Institute of Standards and Technology 17 $101,051.94
Federal Emergency Management Agency 17 $93,212.88
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget 17 $118,258.06
John F. Kennedy Space Center 16 $53,545.19
Citizenship and Immigration Services 16 $99,310.19
Office of Management and Budget 16 $129,522.25
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 15 $94,242.53
Food Safety and Inspection Service 14 $91,192.86
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 14 $116,117.57
Bureau of Labor Statistics 14 $78,198.00
Federal Acquisition Service 14 $87,008.21
Office of Justice Programs 12 $85,505.58
Financial Management Service 12 $80,823.92
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 12 $85,152.17
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 12 $103,652.50
National Archives and Records Administration 10 $83,794.10
Office of Personnel Management 10 $98,427.70
Small Business Administration 10 $110,778.80
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 10 $77,018.00
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 10 $100,533.80
Broadcasting Board of Governors 10 $94,750.30
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 9 $92,107.67
Bureau of the Public Debt 9 $68,681.22
Program Support Center 8 $90,442.13
Langley Research Center 8 $80,922.88
Securities and Exchange Commission 8 $127,600.38
International Trade Administration 8 $96,429.38
Office of Administration 7 $119,307.71
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 7 $105,573.29
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 7 $90,448.86
Maritime Administration 7 $88,571.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Office 7 $89,767.43
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 6 $74,568.17
Office of National Drug Control Policy 6 $116,539.17
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 6 $95,575.50
Executive Office for Immigration Review 6 $99,397.17
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 6 $103,011.50
U.S. Secret Service 6 $93,081.67
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 6 $104,821.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 6 $92,648.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 6 $101,088.83
Economic Research Service 6 $78,124.83
National Agricultural Statistics Service 6 $65,953.33
National Institute of Food & Agriculture 6 $95,577.67
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 6 $117,529.17
Departmental Administration 5 $91,884.60
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 5 $84,964.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 5 $100,027.40
National Science Foundation 5 $124,945.40
Railroad Retirement Board 5 $89,979.60
Office of Secretary of Transportation 5 $93,549.60
Federal Highway Administration 5 $109,777.20
Federal Transit Administration 5 $99,877.20
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 5 $97,374.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 5 $132,307.80
Federal Student Aid 5 $130,475.20
Federal Communications Commission 5 $114,773.20
National Labor Relations Board 4 $103,321.50
Federal Aviation Administration 4 $74,704.75
Federal Railroad Administration 4 $108,972.75
Office of Comptroller of Currency 4 $104,701.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 4 $87,028.50
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 4 $111,991.25
Corporation for National and Community Service 4 $91,578.00
Office of the Director 4 $95,654.25
Federal Trade Commission 4 $92,561.00
Offices of the Regional Administrators 4 $81,172.25
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 3 $109,858.33
National Technical Information Service 3 $113,790.33
U.S. Trustee Program 3 $122,770.67
3 $87,066.67
Employment Standards Administration 3 $113,962.67
Mine Safety and Health Administration 3 $97,738.33
Office for Civil Rights 3 $102,651.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 3 $88,493.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 3 $120,130.33
Institute of Education Sciences 3 $102,945.33
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 3 $112,325.67
Pretrial Services Agency 3 $125,835.00
Office of the Human Resources Management 3 $90,294.00
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 3 $91,293.67
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 3 $97,009.67
Government Printing Office 3 $116,597.00
National Transportation Safety Board 3 $135,294.67
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 3 $111,033.00
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 3 $76,485.33
Risk Management Agency 3 $92,941.33
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 3 $94,227.33
National Endowment for the Arts 3 $89,861.00
Economic Development Administration 3 $105,508.00
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 3 $94,723.00
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 3 $121,940.00
National Credit Union Administration 2 $119,708.00
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 2 $104,568.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 2 $127,817.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 2 $92,298.00
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 2 $106,869.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 2 $124,416.50
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 2 $63,792.50
Goddard Space Flight Center 2 $67,471.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 2 $57,525.00
National Gallery of Art 2 $135,220.50
Selective Service System 2 $114,380.50
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 2 $89,636.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $76,487.50
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 2 $128,011.00
U.S. Mint 2 $90,201.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 2 $106,327.50
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 2 $116,095.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 2 $76,673.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $87,514.50
Bureau of Economic Analysis 2 $86,829.00
Minority Business Development Agency 2 $97,264.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 2 $83,907.50
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 2 $138,737.50
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 2 $78,137.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 2 $117,769.00
Office of Science and Technology Policy 1 $60,146.00
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 1 $101,301.00
Assistant Secretary for Diversity & Inclusion 1 $108,586.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $91,759.00
Civil Rights 1 $109,336.00
National Appeals Division 1 $83,711.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $90,698.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 1 $103,647.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $108,336.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $58,206.00
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 1 $69,764.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 1 $73,620.00
Science and Technology Directorate 1 $104,569.00
Office of Field Policy and Management 1 $140,383.00
Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control 1 $99,033.00
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer 1 $129,350.00
Government National Mortgage Association 1 $146,071.00
Federal Election Commission 1 $69,848.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 1 $68,606.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $111,104.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 1 $86,883.00
Community Relations Service 1 $82,961.00
Office of Secretary of Labor 1 $107,854.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 1 $65,967.00
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools 1 $125,084.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 1 $128,268.00
National Institute for Literacy 1 $122,675.00
National Assessment Governing Board 1 $109,036.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1 $60,038.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $87,003.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $74,192.00
Office of Government Ethics 1 $120,907.00
Presidio Trust 1 $84,679.00
Administration for Community Living 1 $140,383.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 1 $48,044.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $60,146.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 1 $114,372.00
Office of Thrift Supervision 1 $103,160.00

Budget Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Budget Analyst is $84,537.60. The highest paid Budget Analyst made $201,910 in 2008.

Common Budget Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Budget Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 5,156
ZA - Administrative 164
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 76
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 59
ES - Senior Executive Service 57
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 32
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 21
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 20
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 18
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 16
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 8
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 5
SL - Senior Level Positions 4
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 4
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 4
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 4
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 3
CG - Corporate Graded 3
NF - Nnsa Future Leaders 2
PG - Printing Office Grades 2
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 2
SN - Senior Level System 1
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 1
EE - Expert (other) 1
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 1
TG - Ofc Of Thrift Supervision Salary Schedul 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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