Budget Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2011

Pay Rates for "Budget Analyst"

How much does a Budget Analyst in the federal government get paid? $91,098.38* *Based on the 2011 average.
6,238 EMPLOYEES
$567.54M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Budget Analyst was the 49th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2011, with 6,238 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2011, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Budget Analysis, with an average salary of $73,231.

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 462 $73,231.29
Forest Service 318 $71,534.93
Internal Revenue Service 297 $96,169.51
Department of State 268 $96,286.13
National Park Service 258 $71,343.09
Department of Energy 252 $105,667.98
Public Buildings Service 242 $88,145.27
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 169 $93,506.46
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 168 $103,012.14
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 166 $80,544.29
Federal Bureau of Investigation 153 $96,393.42
National Institutes of Health 148 $108,866.94
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 119 $72,148.85
Environmental Protection Agency 109 $97,741.88
Natural Resources Conservation Service 106 $79,552.51
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 102 $73,829.04
U.S. Marshals Service 93 $71,188.10
Geological Survey 93 $69,780.68
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 92 $74,266.52
Offices, Boards and Divisions 89 $107,722.27
Bureau of Reclamation 85 $77,088.46
Bureau of Land Management 84 $76,651.49
Indian Health Service 79 $64,693.68
Social Security Administration 78 $97,712.76
U.S. Coast Guard 78 $84,708.26
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 71 $111,400.48
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 67 $104,412.13
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 66 $116,540.06
Veterans Benefits Administration 53 $72,996.42
Food and Drug Administration 50 $94,519.60
Rural Housing Service 47 $77,429.21
Indian Affairs 46 $79,781.85
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 43 $99,896.65
Federal Emergency Management Agency 43 $105,946.51
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 37 $91,919.95
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 35 $103,481.57
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 35 $115,195.40
Agency for International Development 35 $105,795.00
Bureau of the Census 35 $90,289.03
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 35 $98,738.40
Departmental Offices 35 $95,711.37
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 35 $97,460.23
Transportation Security Administration 34 $99,448.12
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 30 $92,382.79
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 30 $101,275.93
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 30 $96,018.07
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 30 $128,490.80
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 28 $121,470.04
National Protection and Programs Directorate 28 $84,725.29
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 28 $90,560.71
Health Resources and Services Administration 27 $108,267.63
Ames Research Center 27 $107,664.70
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 27 $108,435.56
Administration for Children and Families 26 $99,966.46
Food and Nutrition Service 24 $92,810.58
Agricultural Research Service 23 $85,209.52
National Cemetery Administration 23 $78,228.13
Headquarters, Nasa 23 $125,351.30
Patent and Trademark Office 22 $104,745.18
Bureau of Labor Statistics 22 $74,932.55
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 21 $120,104.19
Employment and Training Administration 20 $97,695.25
Farm Service Agency 20 $111,409.90
Langley Research Center 18 $88,784.78
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget 18 $119,500.61
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 17 $105,041.06
Agricultural Marketing Service 17 $92,163.47
Peace Corps 16 $94,445.38
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 15 $95,682.87
National Institute of Standards and Technology 15 $120,214.27
Federal Acquisition Service 14 $95,676.50
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 14 $112,103.21
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 14 $107,795.07
Office of Management and Budget 13 $147,111.54
Drug Enforcement Administration 13 $103,465.31
Office of Justice Programs 13 $97,002.85
Office of Personnel Management 13 $113,166.85
Food Safety and Inspection Service 13 $98,651.62
John F. Kennedy Space Center 12 $54,513.67
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 12 $120,329.33
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 12 $93,460.08
Broadcasting Board of Governors 12 $115,338.75
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 11 $104,509.27
National Archives and Records Administration 10 $94,301.00
Small Business Administration 10 $120,514.40
Bureau of the Public Debt 10 $79,597.30
Departmental Administration 10 $103,466.90
Corporation for National and Community Service 10 $98,950.20
Office Assistant Secretary for Health 9 $97,580.78
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 9 $109,816.11
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 9 $91,217.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 9 $110,777.44
International Trade Administration 9 $111,643.56
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 9 $84,897.22
Federal Transit Administration 8 $94,263.13
Maritime Administration 8 $104,295.50
Financial Management Service 8 $92,876.38
Securities and Exchange Commission 8 $134,202.13
National Agricultural Statistics Service 8 $78,096.00
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 8 $118,126.25
Office of National Drug Control Policy 7 $118,128.43
Federal Highway Administration 7 $95,924.29
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 7 $79,446.29
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 7 $103,229.71
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 7 $110,399.43
Office of Administration 6 $134,480.33
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 6 $105,934.83
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 6 $89,173.00
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 6 $83,501.17
Federal Communications Commission 6 $128,521.00
Program Support Center 6 $107,042.67
U.S. Secret Service 6 $102,196.67
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 6 $133,359.50
Assistant Secretary for Administration 6 $113,181.17
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 6 $105,904.50
National Science Foundation 6 $129,806.17
Executive Office for Immigration Review 6 $114,214.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 6 $118,991.33
Federal Railroad Administration 5 $83,410.40
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 5 $105,676.40
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 5 $107,943.00
Economic Research Service 5 $90,465.60
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 5 $93,620.60
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 5 $111,852.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 5 $110,363.00
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 5 $104,159.60
Wage and Hour Division 5 $94,571.40
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 5 $103,327.20
Federal Student Aid 5 $137,867.60
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 5 $115,282.80
National Labor Relations Board 5 $116,175.40
Armed Forces Retirement Home 5 $60,175.60
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 4 $97,766.25
Office of Comptroller of Currency 4 $124,006.00
Federal Trade Commission 4 $90,441.00
Risk Management Agency 4 $89,596.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 4 $139,463.25
Railroad Retirement Board 4 $113,872.50
National Transportation Safety Board 4 $122,732.25
Federal Aviation Administration 4 $87,938.75
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 4 $88,869.75
Office for Civil Rights 3 $108,454.67
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 3 $106,617.33
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 3 $99,914.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 3 $81,396.67
Office of Postsecondary Education 3 $132,501.67
Dean for VA Learning University 3 $107,010.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 3 $110,620.33
Office of the Director 3 $112,137.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 3 $93,153.00
National Endowment for the Arts 3 $109,530.67
Pretrial Services Agency 3 $117,326.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 3 $108,875.67
Bureau of Economic Analysis 3 $110,606.67
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 3 $0.00
National Gallery of Art 3 $150,052.00
National Technical Information Service 3 $71,080.67
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 3 $101,309.00
U.S. Trustee Program 3 $130,276.67
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 3 $82,620.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 3 $115,284.67
Ous for Science and Technology 3 $95,202.67
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 3 $101,409.33
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 3 $94,908.67
Employee Benefits Security Administration 3 $96,224.33
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 3 $116,481.33
Office of Management (Department of Education) 2 $103,799.50
Government National Mortgage Association 2 $130,855.50
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 2 $115,804.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $99,551.00
Federal Election Commission 2 $107,686.50
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $98,467.50
Consumer Product Safety Commission 2 $90,064.00
Economic Development Administration 2 $111,555.00
Selective Service System 2 $112,379.50
Economics and Statistics Administration 2 $94,184.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 2 $96,411.50
National Credit Union Administration 2 $128,391.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $95,218.50
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 2 $139,877.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 2 $107,747.50
U.S. Mint 2 $90,026.50
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $92,879.50
Office of Labor-Management Standards 2 $131,586.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 2 $121,191.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 2 $121,990.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 2 $91,186.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 2 $121,737.50
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer 2 $122,160.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 2 $136,771.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 2 $117,959.00
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 2 $146,485.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $139,079.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 1 $126,651.00
Administration for Community Living 1 $152,635.00
African Development Foundation 1 $89,033.00
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 1 $122,744.00
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 1 $123,394.00
Federal Housing Finance Agency 1 $160,582.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $136,771.00
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools 1 $137,771.00
Office of Science and Technology Policy 1 $80,368.00
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 1 $82,359.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $140,271.00
Institute of Education Sciences 1 $115,731.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $100,819.00
Department of Housing and Urban Development 1 $74,872.00
Minority Business Development Agency 1 $138,256.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 1 $136,771.00
Immigration Office Assistant Secretary Operations, Security, and Preparedness 1 $126,951.00
Office of Field Policy and Management 1 $62,467.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 1 $75,307.00
National Assessment Governing Board 1 $87,350.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 1 $62,234.00
Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control 1 $116,731.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 1 $97,936.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1 $66,393.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $112,224.00
Office of Equal Employment Opportunity 1 $98,936.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $77,591.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $110,584.00
Government Printing Office 1 $109,907.00
Community Relations Service 1 $89,033.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $96,918.00
National Mediation Board 1 $115,742.00
Office of Secretary of Labor 1 $90,283.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $79,122.00
National Appeals Division 1 $78,482.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 1 $82,359.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 1 $83,370.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $89,033.00

Budget Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Budget Analyst is $91,098.38. The highest paid Budget Analyst made $200,353 in 2011.

Common Budget Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Budget Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 5,717
ZA - Administrative 167
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 81
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 61
ES - Senior Executive Service 45
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 34
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 31
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 16
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 16
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 13
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 9
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 9
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 8
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 4
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 4
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 4
SL - Senior Level Positions 3
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 3
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 3
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 2
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
CG - Corporate Graded 1
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 1
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 1
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 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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