Budget Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2014

Pay Rates for "Budget Analyst"

How much does a Budget Analyst in the federal government get paid? $94,107.23* *Based on the 2014 average.
6,299 EMPLOYEES
$591.93M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Budget Analyst was the 65th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2014, with 6,299 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2014, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Budget Analysis, with an average salary of $73,492.

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 527 $73,492.06
Forest Service 305 $73,588.61
Department of State 286 $100,821.95
National Park Service 265 $71,420.29
Department of Energy 258 $106,984.55
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 246 $95,105.86
Internal Revenue Service 242 $99,638.01
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 172 $83,970.34
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 161 $107,749.34
National Institutes of Health 155 $109,678.99
Federal Bureau of Investigation 155 $100,129.07
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 154 $100,328.94
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 128 $68,987.68
Environmental Protection Agency 112 $101,287.04
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 103 $73,174.22
Geological Survey 100 $70,892.83
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 98 $74,225.41
Natural Resources Conservation Service 94 $81,676.44
Bureau of Reclamation 86 $77,482.26
Offices, Boards and Divisions 86 $113,332.37
U.S. Coast Guard 84 $89,345.54
Bureau of Land Management 84 $78,559.98
Social Security Administration 83 $105,660.04
U.S. Marshals Service 79 $76,792.76
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 72 $119,732.04
Indian Health Service 69 $68,697.32
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 63 $117,087.51
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 62 $110,726.48
Food and Drug Administration 54 $104,358.48
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 53 $96,943.91
Transportation Security Administration 51 $102,744.98
Veterans Benefits Administration 51 $81,645.61
National Protection and Programs Directorate 49 $92,787.29
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 43 $100,327.02
Federal Emergency Management Agency 42 $107,016.02
Indian Affairs 39 $82,270.28
Rural Housing Service 37 $79,725.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 36 $100,443.58
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 36 $99,635.19
Agency for International Development 35 $108,939.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 33 $88,874.76
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 31 $119,534.97
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 31 $118,775.90
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 31 $104,369.45
Health Resources and Services Administration 27 $110,394.33
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 27 $75,724.93
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 27 $114,325.22
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 27 $112,069.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 26 $108,780.77
Agricultural Research Service 26 $85,837.81
National Cemetery Administration 25 $80,014.36
Administration for Children and Families 25 $107,690.12
Bureau of the Census 24 $100,089.13
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 24 $129,954.54
Farm Service Agency 23 $106,268.65
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget 22 $127,002.45
Food and Nutrition Service 21 $98,879.33
Patent and Trademark Office 21 $112,003.81
Departmental Offices 20 $103,236.90
Ames Research Center 20 $111,190.10
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 20 $116,094.45
Agricultural Marketing Service 20 $96,652.30
Headquarters, Nasa 19 $122,298.79
Employment and Training Administration 18 $100,462.22
Food Safety and Inspection Service 17 $101,752.94
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 17 $117,639.82
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 16 $108,396.88
Office of Justice Programs 16 $105,892.50
Bureau of Labor Statistics 16 $84,511.94
Peace Corps 15 $99,777.67
Langley Research Center 15 $91,721.87
Office of Personnel Management 15 $112,277.93
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 15 $93,476.73
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 14 $87,793.29
National Institute of Standards and Technology 14 $127,263.93
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 13 $112,728.23
Office of Management and Budget 13 $153,084.69
Drug Enforcement Administration 13 $109,295.46
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 12 $119,642.25
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 12 $114,887.83
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 12 $97,758.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 11 $99,564.00
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 11 $121,494.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 11 $142,313.64
Office of Secretary of Transportation 11 $105,540.64
Federal Highway Administration 11 $99,904.18
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 11 $100,796.91
Corporation for National and Community Service 11 $109,052.36
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 11 $106,981.73
U.S. Secret Service 11 $105,849.45
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 10 $105,397.00
International Trade Administration 9 $119,775.56
Small Business Administration 9 $128,163.67
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 9 $85,880.11
Program Support Center 9 $90,317.56
Broadcasting Board of Governors 9 $110,086.56
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 9 $122,344.89
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 8 $96,436.38
Maritime Administration 8 $100,892.00
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 8 $124,533.13
National Archives and Records Administration 8 $109,283.25
National Agricultural Statistics Service 8 $88,168.13
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 8 $108,365.88
Consumer Product Safety Commission 7 $107,219.29
National Gallery of Art 7 $128,095.57
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 7 $122,101.71
Foreign Agricultural Service 7 $116,550.57
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 7 $93,524.43
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 7 $100,490.43
Assistant Secretary for Administration 7 $118,359.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 7 $81,893.29
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 7 $99,695.00
Wage and Hour Division 7 $95,975.14
National Science Foundation 7 $129,291.86
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 7 $113,151.71
Office of National Drug Control Policy 7 $128,763.86
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 6 $103,677.33
Office of Administration 6 $139,139.67
Federal Trade Commission 6 $111,350.00
Public Buildings Service 6 $80,633.33
Executive Office for Immigration Review 6 $121,536.67
Federal Transit Administration 6 $115,450.17
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 6 $73,083.83
Ous for Science and Technology 6 $108,798.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 5 $99,505.60
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 5 $125,561.00
National Labor Relations Board 5 $118,832.40
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 5 $104,876.20
Federal Student Aid 5 $129,225.00
Economic Research Service 5 $93,416.40
National Technical Information Service 5 $78,415.20
Federal Railroad Administration 5 $107,450.40
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 5 $107,804.40
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 5 $105,839.00
Dean for VA Learning University 5 $104,497.20
Pretrial Services Agency 4 $114,371.50
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 4 $78,910.25
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 4 $109,282.25
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 4 $116,361.75
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 4 $77,218.25
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 4 $139,591.75
U.S. Trustee Program 4 $112,355.75
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 4 $116,253.25
Mine Safety and Health Administration 4 $130,736.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 4 $100,191.25
Employee Benefits Security Administration 4 $93,483.00
Federal Communications Commission 4 $138,092.00
Office of the Director 4 $105,040.50
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 3 $0.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 3 $114,655.00
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 3 $115,170.67
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 3 $120,789.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 3 $115,653.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 3 $118,067.67
Administration for Community Living 3 $107,822.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 3 $109,777.33
Armed Forces Retirement Home 3 $73,334.33
Government National Mortgage Association 3 $128,222.67
Railroad Retirement Board 3 $100,131.67
Risk Management Agency 3 $102,999.67
National Transportation Safety Board 3 $136,380.00
National Endowment for the Arts 3 $100,511.33
Federal Aviation Administration 3 $90,972.00
Economic Development Administration 3 $90,665.67
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 3 $109,546.67
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 3 $121,180.00
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 3 $126,742.00
Office for Civil Rights 3 $106,663.67
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 3 $102,880.33
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 2 $131,053.00
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer 2 $126,778.50
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 2 $108,981.50
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 2 $120,428.50
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 2 $148,368.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 2 $139,436.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 2 $124,604.50
Federal Election Commission 2 $118,789.50
Office of Management (Department of Education) 2 $111,715.50
Board of Veterans Appeals 2 $81,003.50
Office of Postsecondary Education 2 $145,847.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 2 $105,411.50
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 2 $138,136.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $102,994.50
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 2 $129,586.50
Bureau of Industry and Security 2 $125,560.50
U.S. International Trade Commission 2 $116,622.00
National Credit Union Administration 2 $127,336.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 2 $94,850.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 2 $138,752.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $100,665.00
Office of Labor-Management Standards 2 $136,595.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 2 $75,621.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 2 $82,772.50
Office of Field Policy and Management 2 $111,911.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 2 $100,545.50
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $101,914.00
Women's Bureau 1 $98,305.00
U.S. Mint 1 $77,646.00
African Development Foundation 1 $98,916.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 1 $114,803.00
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 1 $128,012.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $149,993.00
National Assessment Governing Board 1 $91,244.00
Office of Science and Technology Policy 1 $95,919.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $138,136.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $123,905.00
Office of the Secretary of Housing & Urban Development Department 1 $138,994.00
Assistant Secretary for Diversity & Inclusion 1 $80,662.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 1 $131,241.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $107,145.00
Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control 1 $118,387.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Labor Management Relations 1 $92,922.00
Minority Business Development Agency 1 $138,136.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $141,660.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $109,804.00
Immigration Office Assistant Secretary Operations, Security, and Preparedness 1 $131,053.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $81,162.00
Office of Special Counsel 1 $63,091.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $126,970.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 1 $65,713.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $95,919.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 1 $61,847.00
Presidio Trust 1 $92,820.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Public & International Affairs 1 $89,924.00
Community Relations Service 1 $98,916.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 1 $127,995.00
Federal Acquisition Service 1 $77,795.00
Civil Rights 1 $127,512.00
Office of Secretary of Labor 1 $98,916.00
Recovery Accountability & Transparency 1 $101,909.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 1 $181,691.00
National Appeals Division 1 $98,916.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $141,660.00
Selective Service System 1 $116,901.00

Budget Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Budget Analyst is $94,107.23.

Common Budget Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Budget Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 5,774
ZA - Administrative 163
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 97
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 57
ES - Senior Executive Service 51
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 50
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 31
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 15
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 11
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 10
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 9
SL - Senior Level Positions 5
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 4
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 4
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 3
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 3
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 3
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 2
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 1
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 1
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 1
CG - Corporate Graded 1
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 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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