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Budget Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2019

Pay Rates for "Budget Analyst"

How much does a Budget Analyst in the federal government get paid? $105,640.18* *Based on the 2019 average.
6,238 EMPLOYEES
$630.67M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Budget Analyst was the 339th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2019, with 6,238 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2019, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Budget Analysis, with an average salary of $78,133.

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 584 $78,133.46
Forest Service 290 $78,723.87
National Park Service 268 $77,031.72
Department of State 248 $115,913.17
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 242 $109,139.24
Department of Energy 237 $120,751.18
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 185 $107,145.31
Internal Revenue Service 181 $112,566.36
Federal Bureau of Investigation 170 $112,326.09
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 159 $122,562.67
National Institutes of Health 145 $123,840.99
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 136 $110,919.96
Environmental Protection Agency 110 $112,901.18
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 110 $81,823.53
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 107 $75,119.74
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 105 $82,960.02
Bureau of Reclamation 99 $81,405.52
Geological Survey 98 $77,055.73
Bureau of Land Management 93 $82,660.63
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 89 $131,446.31
Food and Drug Administration 85 $120,438.59
U.S. Coast Guard 84 $98,466.55
Social Security Administration 79 $116,376.96
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 77 $110,184.23
Offices, Boards and Divisions 75 $126,928.75
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 72 $123,379.14
Indian Health Service 71 $73,600.82
Federal Emergency Management Agency 57 $115,416.51
U.S. Marshals Service 56 $94,880.18
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 55 $131,719.95
National Protection and Programs Directorate 53 $104,716.08
Customs and Border Protection 48 $126,356.85
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 48 $118,781.54
U.S. Agency for International Development 47 $120,252.64
Indian Affairs 47 $92,578.53
Fpac Business Center 44 $112,330.73
Rural Housing Service 43 $99,632.44
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 43 $128,248.18
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 40 $116,865.30
Transportation Security Administration 38 $121,960.13
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 38 $138,851.37
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 34 $88,691.65
National Cemetery Administration 34 $84,618.68
Bureau of the Census 34 $108,523.24
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget 33 $132,568.48
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 32 $115,012.28
Administration for Children and Families 32 $121,786.88
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 31 $134,362.35
Citizenship and Immigration Services 30 $110,981.47
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 29 $103,215.17
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 28 $127,142.68
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 27 $138,982.74
Agricultural Research Service 25 $95,642.88
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 24 $101,381.04
Headquarters, Nasa 23 $138,139.48
Agricultural Marketing Service 23 $108,953.43
Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs 22 $147,792.14
Patent and Trademark Office 22 $126,169.95
Employment and Training Administration 21 $116,641.38
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 20 $124,880.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 20 $115,223.80
Veterans Benefits Administration 20 $126,338.15
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 19 $129,600.63
Ames Research Center 19 $130,255.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 17 $97,473.94
Office of Secretary of Transportation 17 $129,555.59
Office of Personnel Management 16 $134,403.31
Departmental Offices 16 $122,350.75
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 15 $121,855.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 15 $96,228.20
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 15 $136,360.33
Office of Justice Programs 15 $131,809.33
Food Safety and Inspection Service 14 $118,592.36
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 14 $110,057.79
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 13 $124,315.23
U.S. Secret Service 12 $116,318.82
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 12 $119,011.58
Food and Nutrition Service 12 $123,071.75
Federal Highway Administration 12 $110,050.42
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 11 $116,284.27
National Institute of Standards and Technology 11 $144,333.91
Securities and Exchange Commission 10 $181,393.10
Federal Transit Administration 10 $127,092.20
Executive Office for Immigration Review 10 $135,913.89
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 10 $132,640.90
Health Resources and Services Administration 10 $121,674.50
Broadcasting Board of Governors 10 $130,886.20
National Gallery of Art 9 $125,687.11
Small Business Administration 9 $136,165.67
Office of the Chief Human Capital Office 9 $126,989.44
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 9 $126,553.33
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 9 $142,473.89
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 9 $120,806.44
Drug Enforcement Administration 9 $133,774.38
Federal Student Aid 8 $127,797.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 8 $107,750.88
Corporation for National and Community Service 8 $119,685.50
Office of Management and Budget 8 $163,796.50
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 8 $126,805.38
Peace Corps 7 $91,485.43
Program Support Center 7 $102,663.86
Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals 7 $103,195.57
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 7 $107,816.86
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 7 $117,811.29
National Institute of Food & Agriculture 7 $110,482.86
International Trade Administration 7 $115,189.14
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 7 $102,254.43
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 7 $127,409.71
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 7 $92,203.86
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 6 $113,402.83
National Science Foundation 6 $146,213.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 6 $116,509.83
National Agricultural Statistics Service 6 $105,085.83
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 6 $137,003.67
National Archives and Records Administration 6 $127,717.00
Office of Administration 6 $145,499.83
Science and Technology Directorate 5 $136,856.40
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 5 $125,948.80
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 5 $124,142.60
Consumer Product Safety Commission 5 $107,362.20
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 5 $112,550.00
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 5 $125,131.00
Economic Research Service 5 $102,922.40
Federal Communications Commission 5 $137,188.20
Federal Trade Commission 5 $109,646.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 4 $106,646.25
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 4 $114,811.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 4 $129,277.25
Langley Research Center 4 $81,073.25
Maritime Administration 4 $126,303.50
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 4 $134,789.50
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 4 $121,781.75
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 4 $136,413.25
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 4 $121,189.00
Office of National Drug Control Policy 4 $146,205.50
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 4 $122,161.25
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 4 $116,869.50
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 4 $126,352.25
Railroad Retirement Board 4 $125,639.50
Wage and Hour Division 4 $97,623.25
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 4 $105,197.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 4 $124,541.75
National Labor Relations Board 4 $145,464.25
U.S. Trustee Program 4 $139,588.25
Federal Railroad Administration 4 $130,110.75
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 4 $177,767.75
National Credit Union Administration 3 $0.00
Millennium Challenge Corporation 3 $149,471.67
Civil Rights 3 $127,864.33
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 3 $139,319.33
U.S. International Trade Commission 3 $142,718.00
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 3 $91,607.00
Economic Development Administration 3 $121,405.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 3 $80,017.67
Office of Postsecondary Education 3 $144,045.33
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 3 $103,579.00
National Endowment for the Arts 3 $126,821.33
Office of the Director 3 $133,823.33
Office of Comptroller of Currency 3 $154,801.67
National Transportation Safety Board 3 $135,871.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 3 $114,597.00
Office for Civil Rights 3 $123,211.00
Presidio Trust 3 $110,140.33
National Technical Information Service 3 $99,464.67
Bureau of Industry and Security 3 $125,040.33
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 2 $0.00
Pretrial Services Agency 2 $126,958.00
Office of Labor-Management Standards 2 $152,352.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 2 $134,139.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 2 $132,818.00
Office of Special Counsel 2 $96,970.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 2 $70,777.50
Board of Veterans Appeals 2 $109,834.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 2 $159,426.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 2 $100,987.50
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 2 $129,517.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $125,911.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 2 $130,720.00
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 2 $159,426.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $147,710.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 2 $149,659.00
Commission on Civil Rights 2 $116,361.50
Government National Mortgage Association 2 $133,302.00
Farm Service Agency 2 $88,490.00
Federal Election Commission 2 $142,210.50
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 2 $126,813.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 2 $132,836.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $101,024.00
U.S. Mint 2 $126,958.00
Office of Field Policy and Management 2 $131,900.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 2 $51,733.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $166,500.00
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 1 $128,911.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $144,538.00
Office of the Secretary of Housing & Urban Development Department 1 $132,818.00
Assistant Secretary for Diversity & Inclusion 1 $109,088.00
National Assessment Governing Board 1 $105,642.00
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 1 $152,352.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $132,818.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 1 $210,321.00
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 1 $122,310.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 1 $90,275.00
Women's Bureau 1 $108,422.00
Office of Government Ethics 1 $128,920.00
Office of Secretary of Labor 1 $115,699.00
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 1 $152,352.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $119,004.00
American Battle Monuments Commission 1 $152,352.00
Administration for Community Living 1 $166,500.00
Minority Business Development Agency 1 $148,445.00
Office of the Chief Procurement Officer 1 $119,004.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 1 $152,352.00
National Appeals Division 1 $119,004.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 1 $211,760.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 1 $132,818.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 1 $99,083.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $137,849.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $102,477.00
Selective Service System 1 $132,818.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Labor Management Relations 1 $0.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 1 $74,687.00

Budget Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Budget Analyst is $105,640.18. The highest paid Budget Analyst made $246,900 in 2019.

Common Budget Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Budget Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 5,760
ZA - Administrative 162
GL - Gs Employees In Grades 3 Through 10 Paid A Law Enforcement Officer Special Base Rate 87
ES - Senior Executive Service 52
NQ - Employees In The National Nuclear Secuirty Administration's Professional, Technical, And Admin Career Path 42
SV - Transportation Security Administration Employees Other Than Executives 37
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 30
IR - Internal Revenue Service Broadband Classification And Pay System Positions Only 11
SK - Non-supervisorty Postions Employed By The Securities And Exchange Commission (sec) And Formerly Under Gs Pay 10
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 7
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation For National And Community Service, P.l. 103-82, Subtitle G, Section 6
SL - Senior Level Positions 5
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Positions Previously Defined Under Pay Plan Codes Ad, Es, Gm, And Gs 4
CU - Credit Union Employees 3
MC - Employees Of The Millennium Challenge Corporation Appointed Under Public Law 108-199 Only. 3
IC - Employees Holding Incident Management Cadre Of On-call Response/recovery Employees(core)positions 3
NB - Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Only 3
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified 3
GM - Employees Covered By The Performance Management And Recognition System (pmrs) Termination Provisions 2
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions In The Corporation For National And Community Service, P.l. 103-82 2
EJ - The Department Of Energy Organization Act Excepted Service 1
EL - Non-executive Positions At The Federal Housing Finance Agency 1
EN - National Nuclear Security Administration Excepted Service Only 1
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 1
SW - Transportation Security Administration Executives 1
CN - Bureau Of Consumer Financial Protect(cfpb) Independent Agcy Within The Fed Res Syst(use By Cfpb Only) 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 2020

In 2004, the average pay for a Budget Analyst was $72,911. Since then, the average pay has increased to $108,815 in 2020.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0560.

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