Budget Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Budget Analyst"

How much does a Budget Analyst in the federal government get paid? $90,300.95* *Based on the 2010 average.
6,071 EMPLOYEES
$548.04M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Budget Analyst was the 51st most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 6,071 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2010, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Budget Analysis, with an average salary of $71,061.

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 446 $71,061.33
Forest Service 317 $71,383.09
Internal Revenue Service 297 $94,537.16
Department of Energy 263 $103,534.97
Public Buildings Service 259 $86,614.93
National Park Service 258 $69,281.29
Department of State 237 $97,179.92
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 173 $92,368.94
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 170 $101,735.85
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 160 $82,117.24
National Institutes of Health 146 $105,655.99
Federal Bureau of Investigation 146 $92,635.01
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 120 $72,361.99
Natural Resources Conservation Service 110 $78,935.23
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 102 $72,338.64
Environmental Protection Agency 98 $97,991.55
U.S. Marshals Service 90 $69,924.43
Geological Survey 89 $69,077.75
Social Security Administration 87 $94,299.61
Offices, Boards and Divisions 87 $110,419.69
Bureau of Reclamation 84 $74,976.46
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 83 $74,425.48
Bureau of Land Management 79 $75,174.62
Indian Health Service 71 $63,365.96
U.S. Coast Guard 71 $86,816.68
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 65 $105,615.65
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 63 $115,212.10
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 57 $117,831.12
Food and Drug Administration 50 $96,104.10
Veterans Benefits Administration 47 $67,338.30
Rural Housing Service 46 $78,720.15
Indian Affairs 45 $82,133.29
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 41 $95,953.93
Bureau of the Census 38 $82,831.97
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 37 $98,961.22
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 37 $91,688.49
Departmental Offices 37 $98,823.68
Federal Emergency Management Agency 34 $108,072.15
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 34 $110,390.85
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 33 $105,219.55
Agency for International Development 33 $105,431.79
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 30 $98,137.90
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 30 $108,967.87
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 29 $128,791.62
Administration for Children and Families 29 $95,209.90
Health Resources and Services Administration 27 $109,322.19
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 26 $95,310.73
Agricultural Research Service 25 $83,501.52
Headquarters, Nasa 25 $118,190.52
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 25 $95,717.84
Food and Nutrition Service 24 $89,846.25
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 24 $94,286.58
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 24 $119,946.92
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 24 $91,171.71
Ames Research Center 23 $111,036.48
Transportation Security Administration 23 $98,634.91
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 23 $95,634.57
Employment and Training Administration 23 $98,490.57
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 22 $95,468.55
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 22 $117,832.82
Drug Enforcement Administration 21 $87,781.14
National Cemetery Administration 20 $79,866.35
Patent and Trademark Office 19 $100,601.74
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget 19 $122,352.53
Langley Research Center 18 $90,255.17
Food Safety and Inspection Service 17 $96,100.00
Farm Service Agency 17 $109,001.65
Agricultural Marketing Service 17 $90,948.76
Peace Corps 16 $95,583.81
National Institute of Standards and Technology 16 $114,117.19
Office of Justice Programs 15 $99,554.27
Bureau of Labor Statistics 15 $78,068.00
Federal Acquisition Service 15 $97,224.67
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 15 $109,206.60
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 15 $111,968.27
Office of Management and Budget 14 $145,923.00
Small Business Administration 13 $116,396.38
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 13 $89,827.46
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 12 $120,501.67
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 12 $123,747.33
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 11 $114,273.64
Broadcasting Board of Governors 11 $107,379.09
Corporation for National and Community Service 11 $101,939.09
Office of Personnel Management 11 $106,664.18
Departmental Administration 11 $97,534.73
Employment Standards Administration 10 $106,524.80
Financial Management Service 10 $89,819.50
Bureau of the Public Debt 10 $75,926.60
Foreign Agricultural Service 10 $100,655.90
National Archives and Records Administration 10 $98,943.10
Securities and Exchange Commission 9 $128,612.56
International Trade Administration 9 $107,478.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 9 $86,277.00
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 8 $97,767.88
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 8 $117,435.50
Maritime Administration 8 $101,446.38
John F. Kennedy Space Center 8 $57,509.50
Office of National Drug Control Policy 8 $125,689.25
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 8 $106,494.75
Program Support Center 7 $107,293.71
Assistant Secretary for Administration 7 $94,903.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 7 $113,110.86
Office of Administration 7 $126,083.29
National Agricultural Statistics Service 7 $74,331.86
Federal Transit Administration 7 $97,386.86
Federal Highway Administration 6 $111,918.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 6 $101,969.33
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 6 $109,602.83
Executive Office for Immigration Review 6 $111,922.33
Federal Communications Commission 6 $126,790.67
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 6 $102,935.83
U.S. Secret Service 6 $100,194.33
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 5 $105,344.60
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 5 $78,601.00
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 5 $99,210.60
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 5 $112,777.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 5 $118,863.80
National Science Foundation 5 $142,823.20
Federal Student Aid 5 $145,496.20
National Labor Relations Board 5 $113,955.60
Office of the Director 5 $103,005.60
Federal Trade Commission 5 $80,948.20
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 5 $91,002.80
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 5 $98,034.80
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 4 $147,786.00
Office for Civil Rights 4 $102,979.75
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 4 $75,431.75
Office Assistant Secretary for Health 4 $86,141.75
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 4 $110,046.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 4 $97,157.50
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 4 $93,317.75
Railroad Retirement Board 4 $108,236.25
Office of Comptroller of Currency 4 $122,834.00
National Transportation Safety Board 4 $120,132.25
Risk Management Agency 4 $100,706.75
Federal Aviation Administration 4 $83,838.75
Economic Research Service 4 $90,278.75
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 4 $117,285.25
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 4 $107,645.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 3 $112,352.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 3 $63,536.67
Employee Benefits Security Administration 3 $97,973.00
National Gallery of Art 3 $126,130.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 3 $99,175.33
Federal Railroad Administration 3 $128,518.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 3 $133,306.33
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 3 $96,471.67
Pretrial Services Agency 3 $116,003.33
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 3 $109,270.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 3 $105,075.67
Office of Field Policy and Management 3 $104,997.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 3 $75,870.67
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 3 $108,089.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 3 $80,478.67
National Endowment for the Arts 3 $106,334.33
National Technical Information Service 3 $125,758.00
U.S. Trustee Program 3 $147,134.67
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 2 $115,398.50
Government National Mortgage Association 2 $108,983.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 2 $136,771.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 2 $131,463.50
Government Printing Office 2 $133,472.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 2 $104,259.50
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 2 $111,347.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 2 $76,120.00
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 2 $120,304.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 2 $99,677.50
Selective Service System 2 $121,246.50
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 2 $135,627.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 2 $87,351.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 2 $93,997.00
Presidio Trust 2 $100,574.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $98,997.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $92,126.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $97,426.50
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 2 $75,750.00
Economic Development Administration 2 $122,994.00
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 2 $128,376.50
Ous for Science and Technology 2 $102,170.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 2 $90,084.50
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 2 $117,984.50
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer 2 $112,459.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 2 $121,633.50
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 2 $114,627.50
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 2 $147,880.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 2 $85,082.00
National Appeals Division 1 $71,794.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 1 $104,872.00
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 1 $122,744.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $74,872.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $138,771.00
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools 1 $136,582.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 1 $82,570.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $140,271.00
Institute of Education Sciences 1 $115,731.00
Administration for Community Living 1 $152,635.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 1 $115,750.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 1 $136,771.00
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 1 $79,864.00
Minority Business Development Agency 1 $136,809.00
National Institute for Literacy 1 $130,919.00
U.S. Mint 1 $130,801.00
Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control 1 $114,224.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 1 $97,936.00
National Assessment Governing Board 1 $88,100.00
Office of Science and Technology Policy 1 $74,872.00
Office of Equal Employment Opportunity 1 $95,969.00
National Credit Union Administration 1 $140,512.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1 $66,393.00
Department of Veterans Affairs 1 $131,758.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $109,217.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $74,872.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $105,352.00
Immigration Office Assistant Secretary Operations, Security, and Preparedness 1 $126,251.00
Federal Election Commission 1 $82,359.00
Office of Secretary of Labor 1 $115,742.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $93,818.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 1 $59,321.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 1 $71,102.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 1 $80,564.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $79,796.00
African Development Foundation 1 $83,359.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 1 $126,251.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $128,342.00

Budget Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Budget Analyst is $90,300.95. The highest paid Budget Analyst made $219,134 in 2010.

Common Budget Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Budget Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 5,553
ZA - Administrative 168
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 79
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 59
ES - Senior Executive Service 47
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 35
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 23
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 17
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 16
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 15
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 13
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 9
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 9
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 4
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 4
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 4
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 3
SL - Senior Level Positions 3
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 2
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 2
CG - Corporate Graded 1
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 1
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 1
CU - Credit Union Employees 1
PG - Printing Office Grades 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 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Budget Analyst was $72,911. Since then, the average pay has increased to $100,595 in 2018.


Data Sources

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