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Budget Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2009

Pay Rates for "Budget Analyst"

How much does a Budget Analyst in the federal government get paid? $87,838.71* *Based on the 2009 average.
5,904 EMPLOYEES
$518.6M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Budget Analyst was the 51st most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2009, with 5,904 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2009, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Budget Analysis, with an average salary of $70,525.

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 438 $70,524.89
Internal Revenue Service 317 $92,278.67
Forest Service 313 $69,711.77
Department of Energy 255 $102,168.73
National Park Service 255 $67,842.74
Public Buildings Service 254 $82,540.92
Department of State 229 $95,383.48
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 174 $96,505.06
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 165 $89,159.32
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 157 $79,778.85
National Institutes of Health 151 $100,969.72
Federal Bureau of Investigation 136 $89,899.55
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 127 $70,800.57
Natural Resources Conservation Service 111 $75,985.88
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 102 $68,921.45
Environmental Protection Agency 94 $93,095.23
Social Security Administration 89 $90,035.90
U.S. Marshals Service 85 $70,380.55
Geological Survey 84 $68,097.85
Offices, Boards and Divisions 79 $108,033.66
Bureau of Land Management 79 $73,163.29
Bureau of Reclamation 79 $73,804.15
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 77 $72,887.62
Indian Health Service 72 $61,771.60
U.S. Coast Guard 67 $82,446.30
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 60 $98,491.60
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 60 $105,919.62
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 48 $114,521.81
Indian Affairs 47 $78,081.57
Rural Housing Service 45 $79,467.16
Food and Drug Administration 44 $96,474.43
Veterans Benefits Administration 39 $72,016.79
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 38 $96,595.61
Departmental Offices 38 $95,707.79
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 36 $108,129.33
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 35 $99,536.49
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 34 $88,866.74
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 34 $113,739.85
Bureau of the Census 33 $85,898.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 33 $104,163.27
Drug Enforcement Administration 32 $81,904.38
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 31 $101,542.03
Agency for International Development 30 $106,313.03
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 28 $127,452.04
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 28 $91,970.07
Headquarters, Nasa 26 $117,264.62
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 26 $94,355.77
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 26 $117,014.73
Administration for Children and Families 25 $97,389.52
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 25 $96,361.64
Agricultural Research Service 25 $79,517.36
Employment and Training Administration 25 $100,161.04
Patent and Trademark Office 24 $96,195.13
Food and Nutrition Service 24 $87,415.54
Federal Emergency Management Agency 23 $111,088.35
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 22 $111,125.95
Transportation Security Administration 22 $91,626.91
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 22 $90,650.82
Ames Research Center 22 $100,121.95
Health Resources and Services Administration 21 $108,402.14
National Cemetery Administration 21 $78,309.33
Farm Service Agency 19 $108,021.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 19 $86,059.89
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget 17 $125,183.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 17 $107,318.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 16 $97,299.13
Federal Acquisition Service 16 $91,575.50
Peace Corps 16 $95,273.25
National Institute of Standards and Technology 15 $106,183.07
Office of Justice Programs 15 $89,649.07
Langley Research Center 14 $84,913.93
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 14 $108,005.86
Office of Management and Budget 14 $140,808.71
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 14 $96,295.71
Bureau of Labor Statistics 14 $76,600.86
Office of Personnel Management 12 $101,957.25
Small Business Administration 12 $111,570.67
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 11 $130,389.55
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 11 $90,604.27
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 11 $105,424.82
Broadcasting Board of Governors 10 $93,253.40
National Archives and Records Administration 10 $90,762.50
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 9 $120,480.67
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 9 $82,700.89
Financial Management Service 9 $90,129.11
Bureau of the Public Debt 9 $74,495.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 8 $93,973.13
Office of National Drug Control Policy 8 $120,041.63
Securities and Exchange Commission 8 $130,915.00
International Trade Administration 8 $105,749.25
John F. Kennedy Space Center 7 $56,608.14
Office of Secretary of Transportation 7 $106,220.29
Federal Transit Administration 7 $101,610.86
Maritime Administration 7 $99,159.57
Office of Administration 7 $127,715.00
Program Support Center 7 $96,177.57
Foreign Agricultural Service 7 $104,655.57
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 7 $99,823.29
National Agricultural Statistics Service 7 $68,261.86
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 7 $100,681.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 7 $100,395.71
U.S. Secret Service 7 $91,401.43
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 7 $113,693.00
Assistant Secretary for Administration 7 $95,344.00
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 7 $114,839.71
Federal Communications Commission 6 $120,353.67
Federal Trade Commission 6 $86,830.33
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 6 $99,261.50
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 6 $99,592.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 6 $80,758.00
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 6 $104,171.83
Executive Office for Immigration Review 6 $107,292.67
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 5 $90,083.80
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 5 $98,947.20
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 5 $113,315.60
National Science Foundation 5 $132,622.00
Federal Highway Administration 5 $124,101.40
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 5 $96,622.00
Economic Research Service 5 $88,126.60
Employment Standards Administration 5 $86,190.40
Federal Student Aid 5 $139,197.20
Office of the Director 5 $95,961.00
National Labor Relations Board 4 $108,982.25
Railroad Retirement Board 4 $102,563.50
Federal Aviation Administration 4 $79,175.75
Federal Railroad Administration 4 $113,078.00
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 4 $86,192.00
Departmental Administration 4 $91,459.25
Office of Comptroller of Currency 4 $117,895.25
Risk Management Agency 4 $96,597.75
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 4 $94,269.25
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 4 $113,776.00
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 4 $106,480.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 4 $142,289.50
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 4 $99,197.25
Offices of the Regional Administrators 4 $84,777.75
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 3 $84,289.67
Employee Benefits Security Administration 3 $92,982.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 3 $98,418.00
Office for Civil Rights 3 $109,666.00
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 3 $128,512.67
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 3 $94,654.33
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 3 $104,419.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 3 $126,011.33
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 3 $93,590.00
Pretrial Services Agency 3 $111,255.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 3 $101,156.33
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 3 $95,816.67
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 3 $62,871.33
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 3 $101,880.33
National Technical Information Service 3 $120,375.33
National Endowment for the Arts 3 $99,932.00
U.S. Trustee Program 3 $131,058.67
National Transportation Safety Board 3 $113,634.33
Mine Safety and Health Administration 3 $107,361.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $93,583.50
Armed Forces Retirement Home 2 $68,060.50
National Credit Union Administration 2 $127,016.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 2 $63,245.50
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 2 $111,282.00
National Gallery of Art 2 $148,638.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 2 $79,504.00
Selective Service System 2 $116,425.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 2 $133,543.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $82,681.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 2 $96,708.00
U.S. Mint 2 $94,036.50
Institute of Education Sciences 2 $98,452.00
Office of Field Policy and Management 2 $126,805.50
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 2 $116,207.00
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 2 $111,848.50
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 2 $145,121.50
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 2 $110,013.50
Presidio Trust 2 $97,104.00
Government National Mortgage Association 2 $103,230.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 2 $126,624.00
National Appeals Division 2 $81,839.50
Government Printing Office 2 $131,026.50
Economic Development Administration 2 $103,445.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 2 $86,101.50
Goddard Space Flight Center 2 $69,090.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 2 $116,572.50
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $112,995.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 1 $75,537.00
Office of Government Ethics 1 $131,118.00
Civil Rights 1 $120,419.00
Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control 1 $110,104.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $121,289.00
Office of Science and Technology Policy 1 $65,053.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $95,026.00
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer 1 $140,441.00
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools 1 $131,027.00
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 1 $106,145.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 1 $101,416.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 1 $133,543.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $95,620.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $116,419.00
National Institute for Literacy 1 $125,919.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $81,237.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 1 $91,308.00
National Assessment Governing Board 1 $117,269.00
Federal Election Commission 1 $77,973.00
Minority Business Development Agency 1 $137,543.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1 $63,170.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 1 $119,844.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 1 $73,183.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $100,983.00
Department of Treasury 1 $89,825.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 1 $93,182.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $91,466.00
Administration for Community Living 1 $147,497.00
Community Relations Service 1 $89,825.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $75,215.00
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 1 $75,537.00
Office of Secretary of Labor 1 $113,007.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 1 $141,469.00

Budget Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Budget Analyst is $87,838.71. The highest paid Budget Analyst made $212,985 in 2009.

Common Budget Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Budget Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 5,385
ZA - Administrative 167
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 81
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 53
ES - Senior Executive Service 50
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 34
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 22
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 18
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 17
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 16
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 16
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 8
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 7
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 4
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 4
SL - Senior Level Positions 4
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 4
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 3
NF - Nnsa Future Leaders 2
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
SN - Senior Level System 1
CG - Corporate Graded 1
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 1
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 1
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 1
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 1
PG - Printing Office Grades 1

Starting Paygrade: $25,871.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $136,659.00 / 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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