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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
Federal Bureau of Investigation 146 $92,635.01
National Institutes of Health 146 $105,655.99
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
U.S. 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
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
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 24 $94,286.58
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 24 $119,946.92
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 24 $91,171.71
Food and Nutrition Service 24 $89,846.25
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
Citizenship and Immigration 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
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
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
Program Support Center 7 $107,293.71
Office of the Chief Human Capital Office 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
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 6 $102,935.83
U.S. Secret Service 6 $100,194.33
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
Federal Student Aid 5 $145,496.20
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
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
National Institute of Food & Agriculture 5 $112,777.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 5 $118,863.80
National Science Foundation 5 $142,823.20
National Labor Relations Board 5 $113,955.60
Railroad Retirement Board 4 $108,236.25
National Transportation Safety Board 4 $120,132.25
Federal Aviation Administration 4 $83,838.75
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 4 $117,285.25
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
Office of Comptroller of Currency 4 $122,834.00
Risk Management Agency 4 $100,706.75
Economic Research Service 4 $90,278.75
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 4 $107,645.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 3 $63,536.67
National Gallery of Art 3 $126,130.00
Federal Railroad Administration 3 $128,518.00
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 3 $96,471.67
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 3 $109,270.00
Office of Field Policy and Management 3 $104,997.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 3 $108,089.33
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
Mine Safety and Health Administration 3 $112,352.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 3 $97,973.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 3 $99,175.33
Office of Postsecondary Education 3 $133,306.33
Pretrial Services Agency 3 $116,003.33
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 3 $105,075.67
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 3 $75,870.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 3 $80,478.67
Science and Technology Directorate 2 $102,170.00
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer 2 $112,459.00
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 2 $147,880.50
Government National Mortgage Association 2 $108,983.50
Government Printing Office 2 $133,472.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 2 $76,120.00
Selective Service System 2 $121,246.50
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 2 $93,997.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $98,997.50
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $97,426.50
Economic Development Administration 2 $122,994.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 2 $90,084.50
Economics and Statistics Administration 2 $121,633.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 2 $85,082.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 2 $136,771.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 2 $104,259.50
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 2 $120,304.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 2 $135,627.00
Presidio Trust 2 $100,574.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $92,126.00
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 2 $75,750.00
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 2 $128,376.50
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 2 $117,984.50
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 2 $114,627.50
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 2 $115,398.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 2 $131,463.50
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 2 $111,347.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 2 $99,677.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 2 $87,351.00
U.S. Mint 1 $130,801.00
Office of Science and Technology Policy 1 $74,872.00
Department of Veterans Affairs 1 $131,758.00
Immigration Office Assistant Secretary Operations, Security, and Preparedness 1 $126,251.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 1 $59,321.00
African Development Foundation 1 $83,359.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 1 $104,872.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $138,771.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $140,271.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 1 $115,750.00
Minority Business Development Agency 1 $136,809.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 1 $97,936.00
National Credit Union Administration 1 $140,512.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $74,872.00
Office of Secretary of Labor 1 $115,742.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 1 $80,564.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $128,342.00
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 1 $122,744.00
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools 1 $136,582.00
Institute of Education Sciences 1 $115,731.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 1 $136,771.00
National Institute for Literacy 1 $130,919.00
National Assessment Governing Board 1 $88,100.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1 $66,393.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $105,352.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $93,818.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $79,796.00
National Appeals Division 1 $71,794.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $74,872.00
Office of the Human Resources Management 1 $82,570.00
Administration for Community Living 1 $152,635.00
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 1 $79,864.00
Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control 1 $114,224.00
Office of Equal Employment Opportunity 1 $95,969.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $109,217.00
Federal Election Commission 1 $82,359.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 1 $71,102.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 1 $126,251.00

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
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 9
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 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
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 2
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 2
CG - Corporate Graded 1
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 1
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 1
PG - Printing Office Grades 1
SN - Senior Level System 1
CU - Credit Union Employees 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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