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Budget Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2013

Pay Rates for "Budget Analyst"

How much does a Budget Analyst in the federal government get paid? $92,051.83* *Based on the 2013 average.
6,321 EMPLOYEES
$581.31M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Budget Analyst was the 48th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2013, with 6,321 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2013, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Budget Analysis, with an average salary of $72,218.

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 515 $72,217.87
Forest Service 300 $71,631.56
Department of State 281 $97,814.47
National Park Service 272 $70,243.83
Internal Revenue Service 254 $97,442.06
Department of Energy 242 $106,155.29
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 173 $80,897.38
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 164 $104,218.79
Federal Bureau of Investigation 162 $97,319.37
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 160 $95,866.33
National Institutes of Health 155 $108,598.79
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 149 $95,005.23
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 116 $69,679.08
Environmental Protection Agency 115 $98,988.78
Public Buildings Service 108 $89,465.79
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 104 $72,550.44
Geological Survey 100 $69,185.29
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 98 $72,690.79
Natural Resources Conservation Service 95 $81,803.79
Offices, Boards and Divisions 93 $109,763.69
Bureau of Land Management 88 $77,476.63
Bureau of Reclamation 85 $76,141.45
U.S. Marshals Service 80 $74,477.23
U.S. Coast Guard 80 $87,812.30
Social Security Administration 76 $104,697.61
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 74 $117,675.36
Indian Health Service 73 $66,801.82
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 71 $113,857.93
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 69 $109,928.06
Veterans Benefits Administration 53 $74,166.96
Food and Drug Administration 53 $98,402.83
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 50 $91,535.18
National Protection and Programs Directorate 49 $89,597.43
Federal Emergency Management Agency 48 $104,729.75
Transportation Security Administration 42 $97,757.05
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 41 $101,141.20
Indian Affairs 41 $78,442.20
Rural Housing Service 39 $78,303.90
Agency for International Development 38 $105,265.34
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 36 $87,286.72
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 35 $95,592.71
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 34 $112,873.29
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 33 $118,374.45
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 33 $99,846.42
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 32 $102,360.75
Health Resources and Services Administration 29 $109,731.79
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 29 $107,680.76
Bureau of the Census 28 $90,583.50
Agricultural Research Service 28 $85,807.36
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 28 $110,708.32
Farm Service Agency 27 $106,826.93
Ames Research Center 26 $110,504.54
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 26 $106,616.50
Administration for Children and Families 25 $106,605.32
Food and Nutrition Service 24 $95,224.04
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 24 $129,113.54
Departmental Offices 24 $101,097.88
National Cemetery Administration 24 $78,117.88
Headquarters, Nasa 23 $122,745.39
Patent and Trademark Office 22 $108,030.77
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget 21 $125,695.52
Agricultural Marketing Service 19 $92,881.58
Bureau of Labor Statistics 18 $82,567.78
Employment and Training Administration 17 $98,478.47
Office of Justice Programs 17 $102,657.82
Food Safety and Inspection Service 16 $99,693.56
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 16 $108,519.13
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 16 $112,787.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 16 $116,596.69
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 16 $122,003.25
Peace Corps 15 $96,364.20
Office of Personnel Management 14 $110,376.36
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 14 $117,593.71
U.S. Secret Service 14 $96,755.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 14 $111,400.79
Langley Research Center 13 $95,669.23
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 13 $91,605.08
Office of Management and Budget 13 $149,832.15
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 13 $97,757.77
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 13 $88,217.54
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 12 $98,639.17
Drug Enforcement Administration 12 $109,791.00
Bureau of the Public Debt 11 $74,192.09
Federal Acquisition Service 11 $85,205.45
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 10 $107,597.60
Corporation for National and Community Service 10 $116,758.00
Small Business Administration 10 $122,375.20
Securities and Exchange Commission 10 $126,433.40
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 10 $102,260.70
Maritime Administration 10 $106,738.20
Office Assistant Secretary for Health 9 $93,750.89
International Trade Administration 9 $115,517.78
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 9 $98,710.11
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 9 $87,992.22
Broadcasting Board of Governors 9 $105,542.11
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 9 $92,897.89
Federal Highway Administration 9 $101,510.33
Financial Management Service 9 $85,529.67
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 9 $81,214.33
Foreign Agricultural Service 9 $113,822.22
Office of Secretary of Transportation 8 $105,317.75
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 8 $79,306.50
National Archives and Records Administration 8 $106,289.00
National Agricultural Statistics Service 8 $83,893.88
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 8 $124,068.25
Program Support Center 8 $79,172.00
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 8 $122,037.50
Consumer Product Safety Commission 7 $108,190.57
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 7 $110,505.71
Ous for Science and Technology 7 $104,191.00
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 7 $121,290.29
Wage and Hour Division 7 $90,672.00
Federal Trade Commission 7 $96,231.14
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 7 $93,849.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 6 $142,530.33
Executive Office for Immigration Review 6 $118,171.67
Office of Administration 6 $135,939.83
Federal Student Aid 6 $135,347.00
National Gallery of Art 6 $129,848.33
Federal Transit Administration 6 $108,722.50
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 6 $93,745.83
National Science Foundation 6 $135,214.00
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 6 $102,483.17
Office of National Drug Control Policy 6 $122,565.17
Assistant Secretary for Administration 6 $109,521.17
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 6 $98,844.83
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 5 $110,106.20
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 5 $92,912.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 5 $93,144.40
Economic Research Service 5 $91,916.20
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 5 $122,326.40
Federal Railroad Administration 5 $97,523.80
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 5 $118,249.40
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 4 $98,270.75
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 4 $76,388.25
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 4 $105,823.75
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 4 $119,099.50
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 4 $115,022.25
National Labor Relations Board 4 $107,427.50
Employee Benefits Security Administration 4 $91,073.00
National Transportation Safety Board 4 $127,229.25
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 4 $107,133.75
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 4 $104,806.00
Office of the Director 4 $111,551.75
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 4 $106,768.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 4 $0.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 4 $97,762.25
Dean for VA Learning University 4 $96,068.25
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 3 $108,135.33
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 3 $122,857.33
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 3 $104,573.33
Office for Civil Rights 3 $109,286.33
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 3 $120,400.33
Federal Communications Commission 3 $133,670.67
Office of Comptroller of Currency 3 $107,627.00
Pretrial Services Agency 3 $119,150.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 3 $114,562.00
Risk Management Agency 3 $94,098.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 3 $104,084.67
National Endowment for the Arts 3 $97,953.67
Armed Forces Retirement Home 3 $71,249.00
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 3 $108,000.67
Railroad Retirement Board 3 $92,902.67
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 3 $114,369.00
National Technical Information Service 3 $86,517.00
Government National Mortgage Association 3 $122,869.67
U.S. Trustee Program 3 $115,855.00
Federal Aviation Administration 3 $89,255.67
Mine Safety and Health Administration 3 $127,420.00
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer 2 $125,082.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 2 $142,949.50
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 2 $93,928.50
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 2 $146,135.50
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 2 $136,771.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $99,420.00
Economic Development Administration 2 $106,025.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $81,041.50
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 2 $119,237.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 2 $124,798.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $100,221.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 2 $123,223.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 2 $106,751.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 2 $73,299.50
National Credit Union Administration 2 $118,620.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 2 $102,487.50
Office of Labor-Management Standards 2 $135,017.50
Federal Election Commission 2 $114,067.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 2 $96,549.50
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 2 $122,425.50
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 2 $104,541.50
Administration for Community Living 2 $121,675.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 2 $136,771.00
Selective Service System 2 $115,736.50
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 2 $123,588.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 2 $108,048.50
U.S. International Trade Commission 2 $111,426.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $101,945.00
Office of Science and Technology Policy 1 $92,001.00
Minority Business Development Agency 1 $136,771.00
Office of Special Counsel 1 $51,630.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Labor Management Relations 1 $90,033.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 1 $100,904.00
Presidio Trust 1 $91,000.00
Immigration Office Assistant Secretary Operations, Security, and Preparedness 1 $129,758.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $92,001.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 1 $112,774.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 1 $63,648.00
Community Relations Service 1 $94,969.00
Office of Field Policy and Management 1 $77,368.00
Civil Rights 1 $126,251.00
Office of Secretary of Labor 1 $94,969.00
Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control 1 $112,224.00
National Appeals Division 1 $94,969.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $140,259.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $105,211.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $97,936.00
Women's Bureau 1 $97,933.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $115,731.00
African Development Foundation 1 $94,969.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 1 $103,872.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 1 $59,321.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $144,385.00
National Assessment Governing Board 1 $89,846.00
U.S. Mint 1 $63,167.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $136,771.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $119,410.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $122,744.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 1 $127,120.00

Budget Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Budget Analyst is $92,051.83. The highest paid Budget Analyst made $242,534 in 2013.

Common Budget Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Budget Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 5,790
ZA - Administrative 166
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 85
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 60
ES - Senior Executive Service 50
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 42
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 30
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 16
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 15
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 11
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 10
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 8
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 6
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 6
SL - Senior Level Positions 5
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 4
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 3
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 3
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 2
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 2
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 2
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
CG - Corporate Graded 1
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 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 2016

In 2004, the average pay for a Budget Analyst was $72,911. Since then, the average pay has increased to $97,133 in 2016.


Data Sources

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