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Financial Administrator and Programmer - Federal Salaries of 2009

Pay Rates for "Financial Administrator and Programmer"

How much does a Financial Administrator and Programmer in the federal government get paid? $81,243.20* *Based on the 2009 average.
11,509 EMPLOYEES
$933.32M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Financial Administrator and Programmer was the 24th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2009, with 11,509 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2009, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Financial Administration And Program, with an average salary of $73,616.

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 5,298 $73,615.67
Veterans Health Administration 268 $67,778.91
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 241 $82,943.81
Social Security Administration 223 $81,736.56
Department of State 203 $91,417.32
Financial Management Service 199 $87,281.87
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 191 $78,091.83
Transportation Security Administration 188 $88,643.09
Federal Highway Administration 156 $85,925.98
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 152 $137,675.72
Public Buildings Service 151 $94,723.60
Goddard Space Flight Center 143 $91,494.45
Federal Emergency Management Agency 136 $79,516.52
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 134 $98,843.49
Federal Aviation Administration 129 $89,715.57
Environmental Protection Agency 127 $91,123.17
Federal Acquisition Service 124 $90,979.08
Administration for Children and Families 121 $90,276.12
Forest Service 117 $64,341.51
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 111 $72,191.32
Department of Energy 108 $93,628.52
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 104 $74,973.51
Geological Survey 102 $77,134.64
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 92 $88,164.49
Offices, Boards and Divisions 86 $96,443.78
Federal Housing Finance Agency 82 $2,351.70
Bureau of the Public Debt 82 $68,804.48
Departmental Offices 69 $124,655.99
Office of Thrift Supervision 67 $145,535.72
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 66 $85,497.42
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 61 $75,668.92
Food and Nutrition Service 57 $87,407.54
Food and Drug Administration 56 $73,945.20
Agency for International Development 56 $92,579.89
Small Business Administration 54 $100,651.70
Federal Bureau of Investigation 52 $90,201.33
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 52 $71,226.71
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 50 $87,149.30
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 50 $83,210.26
U.S. Secret Service 48 $84,811.92
Veterans Benefits Administration 46 $84,025.11
National Institutes of Health 44 $101,035.07
U.S. Coast Guard 44 $88,782.34
Corporation for National and Community Service 43 $79,324.26
Government Printing Office 43 $87,280.60
Indian Health Service 42 $81,092.78
Indian Affairs 40 $63,736.58
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 37 $104,932.38
Rural Housing Service 36 $63,513.08
Food Safety and Inspection Service 36 $86,313.17
Langley Research Center 36 $103,953.25
Peace Corps 36 $92,076.47
Farm Service Agency 33 $66,672.21
Program Support Center 32 $106,287.09
Drug Enforcement Administration 32 $82,141.53
National Park Service 30 $92,702.83
Employment Standards Administration 29 $78,037.69
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 29 $78,544.90
Bureau of Land Management 29 $70,248.07
Patent and Trademark Office 26 $110,515.35
Bureau of the Census 26 $71,820.58
Health Resources and Services Administration 25 $95,724.76
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 25 $93,563.44
Federal Student Aid 24 $112,567.63
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 22 $86,155.45
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 22 $91,588.68
Headquarters, Nasa 22 $77,372.18
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 22 $95,968.91
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 22 $89,119.41
Office of Administration 21 $86,367.43
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 21 $100,764.29
National Science Foundation 21 $93,044.43
Office of Personnel Management 21 $94,478.90
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 20 $102,117.05
Bureau of Reclamation 19 $85,849.79
Departmental Administration 19 $94,364.32
Office of Secretary of Transportation 19 $100,178.63
Agricultural Research Service 18 $95,098.94
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 16 $66,162.94
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 15 $101,534.93
U.S. Marshals Service 15 $91,367.27
U.S. Trustee Program 15 $124,240.73
Railroad Retirement Board 15 $93,803.07
Ames Research Center 14 $90,701.43
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 14 $127,401.71
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 13 $67,918.08
U.S. Mint 13 $97,657.38
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 13 $120,587.31
Natural Resources Conservation Service 13 $88,065.54
Federal Communications Commission 12 $119,561.92
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 12 $94,204.75
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 12 $76,861.33
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 10 $142,178.70
Office of the Director 10 $70,137.10
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 10 $81,279.60
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 9 $89,127.11
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 9 $74,194.33
Office of Management and Budget 9 $80,521.78
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 8 $76,426.75
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 8 $73,988.88
Office of Justice Programs 8 $115,195.75
Bureau of Labor Statistics 7 $74,620.86
Export-Import Bank of the United States 7 $100,338.71
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 7 $91,585.14
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 7 $136,181.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 7 $84,950.29
Broadcasting Board of Governors 7 $81,796.86
National Cemetery Administration 7 $98,696.71
National Institute of Standards and Technology 7 $107,927.14
Employment and Training Administration 7 $96,014.43
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 6 $100,392.67
Agricultural Marketing Service 6 $81,987.50
Risk Management Agency 6 $64,857.17
Foreign Agricultural Service 6 $83,476.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 6 $100,966.67
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 6 $105,357.67
Federal Election Commission 6 $90,780.17
John F. Kennedy Space Center 6 $83,685.67
Federal Transit Administration 5 $72,646.20
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 5 $78,644.60
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 5 $100,515.80
Office of Communications (Department of Agriculture) 5 $86,731.60
Maritime Administration 5 $108,184.80
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 5 $148,534.60
Denali Commission 5 $71,244.80
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 5 $102,096.00
Offices of the Regional Administrators 5 $100,858.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 5 $78,343.40
Ous for Science and Technology 5 $116,071.60
Securities and Exchange Commission 5 $110,486.00
Federal Railroad Administration 5 $101,186.60
Surface Transportation Board 4 $93,493.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 4 $98,738.50
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 4 $133,791.75
Bureau of Industry and Security 4 $94,858.50
National Credit Union Administration 4 $156,434.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 4 $67,885.50
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 4 $116,924.75
Trade and Development Agency 4 $92,528.75
Presidio Trust 4 $132,906.25
Millennium Challenge Corporation 4 $135,743.75
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 3 $69,148.00
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 3 $115,660.33
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 3 $75,997.33
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 3 $108,958.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 3 $97,552.00
Pretrial Services Agency 3 $99,585.33
Federal Trade Commission 3 $131,932.67
Civil Rights 3 $81,463.00
Federal Maritime Commission 3 $83,743.67
Consumer Product Safety Commission 3 $99,570.67
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 3 $85,017.67
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2 $75,534.50
Rural Utilities Service 2 $122,536.50
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $104,207.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 2 $70,634.50
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 2 $105,388.50
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $88,597.50
International Trade Administration 2 $109,048.50
Administration for Community Living 2 $115,867.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 2 $97,951.50
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 2 $135,989.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 2 $134,472.50
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 2 $123,859.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 2 $93,810.00
2 $79,030.00
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 2 $107,034.50
National Archives and Records Administration 2 $101,772.50
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 2 $80,908.50
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 2 $66,054.00
Office of Citizen Services and Communicatns 2 $139,134.00
National Gallery of Art 2 $118,898.50
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 2 $107,205.50
Community Relations Service 1 $57,129.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $159,400.00
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 1 $114,007.00
National Transportation Safety Board 1 $153,053.00
Morris K Udall Scholarship...foundation 1 $50,455.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $132,914.00
Economic Research Service 1 $95,021.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $41,210.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 1 $50,663.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 1 $111,070.00
Office of Governmentwide Policy 1 $136,941.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 1 $140,969.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 1 $76,312.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $104,221.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $98,777.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 1 $113,007.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $113,007.00
Government National Mortgage Association 1 $136,043.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 1 $141,941.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 1 $107,203.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 1 $148,190.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $113,007.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 1 $58,291.00
Council of Economic Advisers 1 $109,570.00
National Security Council 1 $102,721.00
Minority Business Development Agency 1 $149,997.00
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $89,825.00

Financial Administrator and Programmer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Administrator and Programmer is $81,243.20. The highest paid Financial Administrator and Programmer made $249,500 in 2009.

Common Financial Administrator and Programmer Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Administration And Program Employees
GS - General Schedule 9,860
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 572
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 188
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 129
CG - Corporate Graded 116
** - 82
ZA - Administrative 78
TG - Ofc Of Thrift Supervision Salary Schedul 67
ES - Senior Executive Service 62
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 53
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 52
PG - Printing Office Grades 43
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 39
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 36
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 31
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 22
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 16
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 10
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 9
SL - Senior Level Positions 8
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 5
EM - Fdic Executive-level Positions Only 5
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 5
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 4
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 4
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 3
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 2
EE - Expert (other) 2
SS - Senior Staff Positions 2
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 1
EG - Consultant (other) 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 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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