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Financial Administrator and Programmer - Federal Salaries of 2017

Pay Rates for "Financial Administrator and Programmer"

How much does a Financial Administrator and Programmer in the federal government get paid? $91,970.89* *Based on the 2017 average.
12,562 EMPLOYEES
$1.13B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Financial Administrator and Programmer was the 28th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2017, with 12,562 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2017, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Financial Administration And Program, with an average salary of $86,778.

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 4,253 $86,778.23
Veterans Health Administration 666 $74,673.51
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 348 $71,305.37
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 327 $87,580.35
Federal Bureau of Investigation 324 $29,425.18
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 323 $80,917.81
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 256 $92,955.45
Federal Aviation Administration 256 $87,527.42
Veterans Benefits Administration 256 $67,849.21
Federal Emergency Management Agency 241 $91,896.94
Department of State 234 $104,465.74
Forest Service 223 $69,531.08
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 208 $107,452.77
Transportation Security Administration 207 $92,634.18
Goddard Space Flight Center 188 $107,861.38
Social Security Administration 185 $105,592.47
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 177 $160,071.86
Federal Highway Administration 142 $93,220.72
Environmental Protection Agency 134 $96,925.70
Department of Energy 123 $104,011.56
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 119 $112,597.73
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 116 $82,944.53
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 107 $87,790.80
Offices, Boards and Divisions 105 $111,765.01
Natural Resources Conservation Service 101 $86,022.59
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 95 $113,804.17
Administration for Children and Families 94 $97,459.09
Drug Enforcement Administration 91 $90,163.51
Geological Survey 76 $94,501.26
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 75 $97,064.51
National Park Service 73 $84,127.97
Agency for International Development 63 $108,335.27
National Institutes of Health 62 $107,226.84
Food and Drug Administration 60 $93,503.00
Indian Health Service 56 $93,216.29
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 56 $87,805.05
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 54 $375.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 54 $95,196.56
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 53 $89,940.26
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 53 $81,192.32
Small Business Administration 51 $112,599.20
Government Printing Office 51 $99,128.55
U.S. Trustee Program 50 $133,259.54
U.S. Secret Service 48 $100,845.75
Office of Secretary of Transportation 45 $122,626.42
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 44 $129,558.82
Indian Affairs 41 $76,021.02
Bureau of Land Management 40 $74,795.48
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 39 $109,795.18
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 39 $126,942.21
Office of Personnel Management 38 $106,439.50
Departmental Offices 38 $135,279.16
Patent and Trademark Office 36 $118,776.08
Securities and Exchange Commission 35 $149,499.97
Peace Corps 33 $88,793.61
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 33 $107,199.73
U.S. Marshals Service 32 $87,292.06
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 30 $95,478.53
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 30 $94,763.87
Rural Housing Service 30 $74,393.97
Food Safety and Inspection Service 30 $87,314.50
Langley Research Center 29 $123,428.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 27 $111,328.48
Health Resources and Services Administration 26 $128,983.65
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 26 $85,195.58
Program Support Center 25 $128,327.96
Ous for Science and Technology 25 $86,391.72
National Science Foundation 25 $129,076.12
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 25 $113,401.72
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 25 $106,003.04
Corporation for National and Community Service 24 $85,490.04
National Protection and Programs Directorate 23 $112,605.57
Bureau of Reclamation 23 $90,544.04
Bureau of the Census 23 $89,584.96
Headquarters, Nasa 22 $119,805.27
National Credit Union Administration 22 $197,832.68
Federal Acquisition Service 20 $98,515.20
Agricultural Research Service 19 $109,887.63
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 18 $47,641.80
Broadcasting Board of Governors 18 $106,116.67
Ames Research Center 18 $108,939.78
Office of Administration 18 $103,177.94
Railroad Retirement Board 18 $115,387.28
Office of Comptroller of Currency 18 $107,812.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 17 $87,162.06
Federal Student Aid 16 $130,768.88
Federal Communications Commission 16 $140,914.44
Federal Housing Finance Agency 15 $196,326.33
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 14 $96,746.00
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 14 $118,258.79
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 14 $120,378.29
Food and Nutrition Service 14 $120,239.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 14 $88,964.43
Office of Management and Budget 13 $118,985.38
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 13 $115,646.46
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 12 $143,163.17
Millennium Challenge Corporation 12 $152,205.25
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 12 $107,300.17
Farm Service Agency 12 $99,528.92
Export-Import Bank of the United States 11 $119,241.91
Maritime Administration 11 $114,642.45
Dryden Flight Research Center 11 $101,396.82
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 10 $104,815.30
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 10 $115,095.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 10 $82,163.70
Bureau of Labor Statistics 9 $79,702.67
Office of the Director 9 $103,617.44
Federal Railroad Administration 9 $115,336.56
U.S. Mint 9 $109,668.33
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 9 $92,056.22
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 9 $108,677.89
John F. Kennedy Space Center 9 $116,351.78
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 8 $77,800.25
Federal Transit Administration 8 $89,355.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 7 $97,761.57
Employment and Training Administration 7 $133,768.43
National Cemetery Administration 6 $119,164.33
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 6 $113,193.50
National Gallery of Art 6 $132,295.67
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 5 $124,470.20
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 5 $54,432.00
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 5 $128,858.40
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 5 $107,707.60
National Archives and Records Administration 5 $97,830.80
National Institute of Standards and Technology 5 $132,431.40
Mine Safety and Health Administration 4 $78,492.75
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 4 $93,108.50
Public Buildings Service 4 $127,094.50
Office of Administrative Services 4 $116,964.00
Administration for Community Living 4 $98,743.75
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 4 $109,805.25
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 4 $161,865.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 4 $123,787.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 4 $153,274.00
Office of Justice Programs 4 $136,986.25
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 4 $116,268.25
Federal Election Commission 4 $89,686.00
Presidio Trust 3 $131,570.67
National Endowment for the Humanities 3 $85,756.00
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 3 $135,420.67
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 3 $142,534.33
U.S. International Trade Commission 3 $70,943.33
Bureau of Industry and Security 3 $117,253.67
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 3 $92,720.33
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 3 $153,877.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 3 $488.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 3 $113,164.33
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 3 $142,652.67
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 3 $101,870.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 3 $90,726.33
Federal Maritime Commission 3 $86,984.00
Wage and Hour Division 3 $110,656.67
Denali Commission 3 $113,205.67
Rural Utilities Service 3 $110,534.33
Pretrial Services Agency 3 $82,256.67
Office of Communications (Department of Agriculture) 3 $115,255.33
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 2 $137,278.00
American Battle Monuments Commission 2 $78,157.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 2 $110,302.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 2 $129,928.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $95,982.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 2 $72,567.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 2 $94,992.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 2 $125,670.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 2 $128,348.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 2 $99,144.00
International Trade Administration 2 $113,755.00
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 2 $149,337.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 2 $155,073.00
Trade and Development Agency 2 $111,248.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 2 $102,372.50
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 2 $137,827.50
Consumer Product Safety Commission 2 $79,653.00
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 2 $92,872.50
Farm Credit Administration 2 $188,510.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 2 $153,422.50
Executive Office for Immigration Review 2 $102,695.50
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 2 $102,514.50
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $112,640.50
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 2 $145,825.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $112,175.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $119,069.50
Employee Benefits Security Administration 2 $142,211.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 1 $84,793.00
National Mediation Board 1 $90,350.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 1 $158,123.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 1 $79,386.00
Veterans Employment and Training Service 1 $146,012.00
Architectural & Transportation Barrier Compliance Board 1 $145,629.00
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $149,337.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 1 $123,234.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $152,163.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $158,123.00
Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council 1 $108,170.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $143,957.00
Selective Service System 1 $67,469.00
Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals 1 $141,052.00
Minority Business Development Agency 1 $153,730.00
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 1 $156,730.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 1 $142,552.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $104,661.00
Office of Enterprise Operations 1 $149,337.00
Departmental Administration 1 $123,234.00
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 1 $131,692.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $112,574.00
International-American Foundation 1 $158,695.00
Economic Research Service 1 $110,895.00
U.S. Tax Court 1 $62,303.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $86,795.00
National Council on Disability 1 $104,275.00

Financial Administrator and Programmer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Administrator and Programmer is $91,970.89. The highest paid Financial Administrator and Programmer made $279,000 in 2017.

Common Financial Administrator and Programmer Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Administration And Program Employees
GS - General Schedule 10,641
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 518
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 256
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 204
CG - Corporate Graded 141
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 127
IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use 103
ZA - Administrative 96
ES - Senior Executive Service 62
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 54
PG - Printing Office Grades 51
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 41
IT - 36
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 35
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 29
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 29
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 22
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 18
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 15
SS - Senior Staff Positions 14
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 12
SL - Senior Level Positions 9
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 8
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 8
CU - Credit Union Employees 8
EM - Fdic Executive-level Positions Only 6
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 3
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 3
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 3
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 2
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 2
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 2
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
CX - Senior Expert Positions In The Fdic 1
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 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 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Financial Administrator and Programmer was $69,465. Since then, the average pay has increased to $91,971 in 2017.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0501.

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