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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
U.S. 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
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 30 $101,275.93
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
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget 18 $119,500.61
Langley Research Center 18 $88,784.78
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
Citizenship and Immigration Services 14 $112,103.21
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 14 $107,795.07
Office of Personnel Management 13 $113,166.85
Food Safety and Inspection Service 13 $98,651.62
Office of Management and Budget 13 $147,111.54
Drug Enforcement Administration 13 $103,465.31
Office of Justice Programs 13 $97,002.85
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
Departmental Administration 10 $103,466.90
Corporation for National and Community Service 10 $98,950.20
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
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
National Agricultural Statistics Service 8 $78,096.00
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 8 $118,126.25
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
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
National Science Foundation 6 $129,806.17
Office of Secretary of Transportation 6 $118,991.33
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
Office of the Chief Human Capital Office 6 $113,181.17
National Institute of Food & Agriculture 6 $105,904.50
Executive Office for Immigration Review 6 $114,214.00
Office of Administration 6 $134,480.33
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 5 $105,676.40
Economic Research Service 5 $90,465.60
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 5 $111,852.00
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
Federal Railroad Administration 5 $83,410.40
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 5 $107,943.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 5 $93,620.60
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 5 $110,363.00
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
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 4 $88,869.75
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 4 $97,766.25
Office of Comptroller of Currency 4 $124,006.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 3 $110,620.33
National Endowment for the Arts 3 $109,530.67
Bureau of Economic Analysis 3 $110,606.67
National Technical Information Service 3 $71,080.67
U.S. Trustee Program 3 $130,276.67
Mine Safety and Health Administration 3 $115,284.67
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 3 $101,409.33
Employee Benefits Security Administration 3 $96,224.33
Office for Civil Rights 3 $108,454.67
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 3 $99,914.67
Office of Postsecondary Education 3 $132,501.67
Office of the Director 3 $112,137.00
Pretrial Services Agency 3 $117,326.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 3 $0.00
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 3 $101,309.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 3 $82,620.00
Science and Technology Directorate 3 $95,202.67
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 3 $94,908.67
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 3 $116,481.33
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 3 $106,617.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 3 $81,396.67
Dean for VA Learning University 3 $107,010.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 3 $93,153.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 3 $108,875.67
National Gallery of Art 3 $150,052.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 2 $139,877.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $92,879.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 2 $121,990.50
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer 2 $122,160.50
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 2 $146,485.00
Government National Mortgage Association 2 $130,855.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $99,551.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $98,467.50
Economic Development Administration 2 $111,555.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 2 $94,184.00
National Credit Union Administration 2 $128,391.50
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 2 $107,747.50
Office of Labor-Management Standards 2 $131,586.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 2 $91,186.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 2 $136,771.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 2 $103,799.50
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 2 $115,804.00
Federal Election Commission 2 $107,686.50
Consumer Product Safety Commission 2 $90,064.00
Selective Service System 2 $112,379.50
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 2 $96,411.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $95,218.50
U.S. Mint 2 $90,026.50
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 2 $121,191.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 2 $121,737.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 2 $117,959.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 1 $126,651.00
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 1 $123,394.00
Office of Science and Technology Policy 1 $80,368.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $100,819.00
Immigration Office Assistant Secretary Operations, Security, and Preparedness 1 $126,951.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 1 $62,234.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $112,224.00
Government Printing Office 1 $109,907.00
National Mediation Board 1 $115,742.00
National Appeals Division 1 $78,482.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $89,033.00
African Development Foundation 1 $89,033.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $136,771.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $140,271.00
Minority Business Development Agency 1 $138,256.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 1 $75,307.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 1 $97,936.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $77,591.00
Community Relations Service 1 $89,033.00
Office of Secretary of Labor 1 $90,283.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 1 $82,359.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $139,079.00
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 1 $122,744.00
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools 1 $137,771.00
Institute of Education Sciences 1 $115,731.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 1 $136,771.00
National Assessment Governing Board 1 $87,350.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1 $66,393.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $110,584.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $96,918.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $79,122.00
Office of the Human Resources Management 1 $83,370.00
Administration for Community Living 1 $152,635.00
Federal Housing Finance Agency 1 $160,582.00
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 1 $82,359.00
Department of Housing and Urban Development 1 $74,872.00
Office of Field Policy and Management 1 $62,467.00
Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control 1 $116,731.00
Office of Equal Employment Opportunity 1 $98,936.00

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
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 16
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 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
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 4
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 4
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 4
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 3
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 3
SL - Senior Level Positions 3
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 2
SN - Senior Level System 1
PG - Printing Office Grades 1
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 1
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 1
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 1
CG - Corporate Graded 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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