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Financial Administrator and Programmer - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for "Financial Administrator and Programmer"

How much does a Financial Administrator and Programmer in the federal government get paid? $89,754.70* *Based on the 2016 average.
12,536 EMPLOYEES
$1.12B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Financial Administrator and Programmer was the 28th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 12,536 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Financial Administration And Program, with an average salary of $81,838.

Government Financial Administration And Program jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Financial Administration And Program 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 Financial Administrator and Programmer

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Internal Revenue Service 4,819 $81,838.11
Veterans Health Administration 609 $72,051.30
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 322 $78,034.05
Federal Bureau of Investigation 306 $75,467.86
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 303 $85,622.63
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 255 $85,654.74
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 244 $70,757.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 224 $101,245.78
Veterans Benefits Administration 212 $64,178.93
Federal Emergency Management Agency 211 $84,653.03
Transportation Security Administration 201 $89,297.71
Social Security Administration 198 $99,018.26
Federal Aviation Administration 194 $93,286.02
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 193 $157,490.23
Forest Service 170 $68,324.13
Goddard Space Flight Center 147 $98,048.09
Federal Highway Administration 141 $89,517.80
Department of Energy 127 $100,148.98
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 121 $106,309.80
Environmental Protection Agency 121 $95,154.67
Offices, Boards and Divisions 109 $103,776.47
Administration for Children and Families 99 $93,904.59
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 91 $84,281.64
Geological Survey 86 $90,037.08
Drug Enforcement Administration 85 $87,198.96
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 80 $104,875.49
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 77 $91,774.83
U.S. Coast Guard 76 $90,165.03
Agency for International Development 65 $107,242.83
Natural Resources Conservation Service 64 $87,036.06
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 60 $84,739.70
Food and Drug Administration 59 $84,085.14
U.S. Trustee Program 58 $126,031.02
Departmental Offices 57 $125,164.39
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 55 $88,194.85
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 53 $79,276.40
U.S. Secret Service 52 $94,383.71
Indian Health Service 51 $86,907.98
National Institutes of Health 51 $103,794.98
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 49 $81,291.59
Government Printing Office 48 $94,850.08
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 48 $91,792.52
Small Business Administration 46 $111,836.98
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 43 $0.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 43 $117,354.09
Bureau of Land Management 42 $72,804.05
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 41 $100,068.71
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 41 $126,628.12
Securities and Exchange Commission 39 $132,330.69
Office of Personnel Management 35 $93,392.49
Peace Corps 35 $82,877.06
National Park Service 34 $100,661.79
Langley Research Center 34 $116,959.32
Indian Affairs 33 $69,047.85
Food Safety and Inspection Service 32 $86,381.72
Rural Housing Service 31 $69,758.97
Headquarters, Nasa 30 $105,720.97
Office of Secretary of Transportation 30 $113,007.97
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 30 $91,351.20
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 29 $80,063.66
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 28 $100,486.14
Patent and Trademark Office 28 $113,544.43
Corporation for National and Community Service 27 $73,453.52
Food and Nutrition Service 27 $94,602.67
Ous for Science and Technology 27 $87,583.41
Health Resources and Services Administration 26 $122,951.15
National Protection and Programs Directorate 26 $112,069.73
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 26 $100,134.27
National Science Foundation 25 $115,230.60
U.S. Marshals Service 25 $95,501.04
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 25 $108,364.48
Bureau of the Census 25 $80,913.96
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 24 $102,837.71
Bureau of Reclamation 23 $95,740.26
Agricultural Research Service 23 $103,183.43
Program Support Center 22 $122,995.09
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 21 $81,794.38
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 21 $84,826.90
Ames Research Center 20 $101,686.15
Office of Administration 19 $96,420.89
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 19 $103,706.74
Federal Student Aid 18 $127,881.61
National Credit Union Administration 18 $202,867.44
Federal Communications Commission 17 $130,715.41
Broadcasting Board of Governors 16 $98,506.81
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 15 $68,548.80
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 15 $103,093.33
Railroad Retirement Board 15 $108,507.47
Farm Service Agency 14 $93,491.43
Dryden Flight Research Center 13 $94,914.69
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 12 $99,161.67
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 12 $71,339.33
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 12 $89,836.50
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 12 $102,086.83
U.S. Mint 12 $112,744.83
Foreign Agricultural Service 12 $96,880.00
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 12 $136,782.17
Federal Housing Finance Agency 12 $178,621.33
Employment and Training Administration 11 $120,322.82
Export-Import Bank of the United States 11 $100,842.18
Agricultural Marketing Service 11 $87,621.09
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 11 $105,866.82
Federal Railroad Administration 11 $109,629.73
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 10 $96,157.50
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 10 $107,349.30
Millennium Challenge Corporation 10 $157,760.20
Office of the Director 9 $93,668.44
Office of Management and Budget 9 $116,272.56
Office of Comptroller of Currency 9 $98,348.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 9 $78,535.89
Bureau of Labor Statistics 9 $74,219.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 8 $97,032.63
John F. Kennedy Space Center 8 $110,740.13
Maritime Administration 7 $96,608.43
National Cemetery Administration 7 $109,590.57
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 7 $113,298.71
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 7 $110,596.00
Federal Transit Administration 6 $91,513.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 6 $98,235.00
Presidio Trust 6 $120,613.50
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 6 $52,908.50
National Archives and Records Administration 5 $89,851.00
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 5 $116,219.40
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 5 $113,449.00
Office of Administrative Services 5 $119,738.80
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 5 $160,685.80
National Institute of Standards and Technology 5 $117,392.20
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 5 $97,184.20
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 5 $90,281.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 4 $77,921.00
Denali Commission 4 $92,990.25
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 4 $84,629.00
Pretrial Services Agency 4 $83,219.25
Bureau of Economic Analysis 4 $113,302.75
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 4 $125,265.00
Federal Election Commission 4 $81,470.75
National Gallery of Art 4 $143,968.75
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 3 $108,705.67
Risk Management Agency 3 $83,836.33
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 3 $96,005.67
Office of Communications (Department of Agriculture) 3 $102,681.67
Federal Maritime Commission 3 $96,524.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 3 $101,260.67
U.S. International Trade Commission 3 $59,436.67
International Trade Administration 3 $103,941.33
Bureau of Industry and Security 3 $104,351.33
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 3 $136,254.67
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 3 $107,562.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 3 $118,588.33
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 3 $100,914.00
Office of Justice Programs 3 $157,296.33
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 3 $81,482.33
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 3 $112,462.67
John C. Stennis Space Center 2 $112,851.50
Federal Trade Commission 2 $155,705.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $89,571.50
Armed Forces Retirement Home 2 $119,055.50
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 2 $102,310.50
Rural Utilities Service 2 $72,716.50
Consumer Product Safety Commission 2 $76,562.50
Public Buildings Service 2 $132,367.50
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $96,872.50
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $106,446.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 2 $117,451.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 2 $132,357.00
Administration for Community Living 2 $98,114.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 2 $174,912.50
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 2 $140,267.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 2 $143,079.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 2 $112,283.00
Wage and Hour Division 2 $145,825.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 2 $104,946.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 2 $141,482.50
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 2 $69,265.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $116,863.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 2 $89,320.00
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 2 $136,766.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $112,351.50
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 2 $112,283.50
Trade and Development Agency 2 $94,803.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 2 $74,358.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 2 $123,001.00
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 2 $130,832.50
Departmental Administration 2 $94,656.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $97,737.00
Community Relations Service 1 $72,219.00
Architectural & Transportation Barrier Compliance Board 1 $132,368.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $105,960.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $143,079.00
Veterans Employment and Training Service 1 $107,325.00
U.S. Tax Court 1 $104,632.00
Minority Business Development Agency 1 $158,777.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 1 $102,932.00
National Mediation Board 1 $84,017.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $168,597.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 1 $118,069.00
National Security Council 1 $108,325.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $90,823.00
Immediate Office of the Administrator 1 $114,480.00
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $139,527.00
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 1 $80,716.00
Office of Citizen Services and Communicatns 1 $112,014.00
Civil Rights 1 $106,725.00
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 1 $144,079.00
Federal Acquisition Service 1 $121,635.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $77,067.00
Department of Veterans Affairs 1 $143,079.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 1 $100,306.00
Economic Research Service 1 $103,432.00
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission 1 $164,500.00
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 1 $122,635.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 1 $81,706.00
U.S. Commission on Internatl Religious Freedom 1 $73,536.00

Financial Administrator and Programmer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Administrator and Programmer is $89,754.70. The highest paid Financial Administrator and Programmer made $275,000 in 2016.

Common Financial Administrator and Programmer Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Administration And Program Employees
GS - General Schedule 10,629
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 557
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 240
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 198
CG - Corporate Graded 145
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 124
IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use 112
ZA - Administrative 92
ES - Senior Executive Service 65
PG - Printing Office Grades 48
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 41
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 38
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 38
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 37
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 27
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 27
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 21
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 14
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 14
SS - Senior Staff Positions 13
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 12
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 11
SL - Senior Level Positions 8
EM - Fdic Executive-level Positions Only 6
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 3
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 3
CU - Credit Union Employees 3
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 3
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 2
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 2
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
CX - Senior Expert Positions In The Fdic 1
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 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 Financial Administration and Program 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
Financial Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Freight RateClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Human Resources ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Housing ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Unemployment InsuranceAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Financial Administration And Program Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016

In 2004, the average pay for a Financial Administrator and Programmer was $69,465. Since then, the average pay has increased to $89,755 in 2016.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0501.

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