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Financial Administrator and Programmer - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Financial Administrator and Programmer"

How much does a Financial Administrator and Programmer in the federal government get paid? $83,910.69* *Based on the 2010 average.
12,109 EMPLOYEES
$1.02B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Financial Administrator and Programmer was the 25th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 12,109 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2010, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Financial Administration And Program, with an average salary of $75,478.

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 5,460 $75,477.67
Veterans Health Administration 309 $68,286.62
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 257 $82,607.62
Social Security Administration 254 $84,321.71
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 232 $129,249.09
Department of State 223 $93,343.03
Transportation Security Administration 193 $90,352.86
Financial Management Service 188 $89,894.69
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 187 $80,562.45
Federal Highway Administration 160 $86,921.65
Federal Aviation Administration 150 $91,666.35
Public Buildings Service 147 $97,871.55
Administration for Children and Families 140 $87,773.54
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 138 $73,389.00
Environmental Protection Agency 137 $91,901.90
Federal Emergency Management Agency 136 $80,163.38
Federal Acquisition Service 130 $93,672.09
Forest Service 128 $63,750.01
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 119 $99,155.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 119 $83,608.74
Department of Energy 117 $93,728.85
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 102 $91,742.12
Geological Survey 95 $81,424.15
Offices, Boards and Divisions 95 $97,843.66
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 89 $76,370.22
Departmental Offices 84 $123,009.86
Bureau of the Public Debt 82 $71,839.68
Federal Housing Finance Agency 75 $164,409.21
Office of Thrift Supervision 73 $146,050.84
Agency for International Development 70 $97,958.23
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 70 $90,177.94
Drug Enforcement Administration 70 $76,157.03
Veterans Benefits Administration 67 $77,384.66
Food and Nutrition Service 63 $87,935.81
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 60 $78,381.82
Food and Drug Administration 58 $76,614.24
Small Business Administration 58 $101,227.78
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 56 $87,035.96
Federal Bureau of Investigation 55 $96,685.18
U.S. Secret Service 52 $87,721.48
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 51 $72,641.43
National Institutes of Health 50 $100,953.36
Indian Health Service 49 $79,163.69
Indian Affairs 46 $65,370.35
U.S. Coast Guard 46 $91,777.33
Government Printing Office 43 $92,753.14
Corporation for National and Community Service 41 $86,000.66
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 39 $108,408.51
National Park Service 39 $89,730.33
Peace Corps 38 $83,757.79
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 37 $79,689.59
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 36 $77,938.31
Rural Housing Service 36 $67,399.89
Food Safety and Inspection Service 36 $84,656.53
Bureau of Land Management 35 $70,668.31
Farm Service Agency 34 $74,737.88
Langley Research Center 34 $108,952.53
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 32 $107,231.69
Employment Standards Administration 30 $78,911.37
Program Support Center 29 $110,554.00
Patent and Trademark Office 26 $112,924.65
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 26 $91,991.15
Bureau of the Census 25 $76,277.08
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 24 $92,561.46
Headquarters, Nasa 24 $80,071.58
Federal Student Aid 23 $113,595.00
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 23 $114,163.83
Office of Personnel Management 23 $95,502.68
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 22 $98,564.50
Ames Research Center 21 $82,909.71
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 21 $103,341.24
Office of Administration 20 $88,780.30
Departmental Administration 20 $96,008.70
National Science Foundation 20 $89,905.60
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 19 $90,980.89
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 18 $67,357.22
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 18 $94,957.00
Agricultural Research Service 18 $93,067.89
Office of Secretary of Transportation 18 $104,853.39
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 17 $124,335.12
Health Resources and Services Administration 17 $105,244.47
Railroad Retirement Board 15 $94,693.87
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 15 $129,243.67
Bureau of Reclamation 15 $89,344.73
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 14 $78,367.00
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 14 $107,361.57
U.S. Marshals Service 14 $93,983.00
U.S. Trustee Program 14 $128,039.64
Federal Communications Commission 14 $120,474.57
U.S. Mint 13 $103,081.62
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 13 $83,408.54
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 12 $92,073.75
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 12 $78,225.08
Office of Management and Budget 11 $94,858.82
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 11 $98,301.91
Natural Resources Conservation Service 10 $93,098.40
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 10 $87,183.10
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 10 $76,462.60
Office of the Director 10 $74,829.60
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 9 $91,873.67
National Institute of Standards and Technology 9 $111,335.44
Broadcasting Board of Governors 9 $84,052.67
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 9 $69,053.78
Export-Import Bank of the United States 8 $99,354.38
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 8 $78,186.00
Millennium Challenge Corporation 8 $131,641.13
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 8 $88,652.63
Securities and Exchange Commission 8 $96,889.75
Federal Railroad Administration 8 $107,246.50
Bureau of Labor Statistics 8 $72,312.50
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 7 $98,981.86
National Cemetery Administration 7 $102,760.43
Foreign Agricultural Service 7 $95,695.29
Employment and Training Administration 7 $101,575.57
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 7 $89,495.00
Federal Election Commission 7 $87,430.29
Agricultural Marketing Service 7 $90,534.86
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 6 $89,135.50
Bureau of Economic Analysis 6 $96,013.67
Office of Justice Programs 6 $89,303.83
Federal Transit Administration 6 $86,375.67
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 6 $92,699.33
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 5 $100,015.60
John F. Kennedy Space Center 5 $92,412.00
Maritime Administration 5 $110,736.40
Pretrial Services Agency 5 $85,411.40
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 5 $86,926.40
Office of Communications (Department of Agriculture) 5 $89,383.20
International Trade Administration 5 $100,390.20
National Credit Union Administration 5 $169,575.40
Ous for Science and Technology 5 $112,632.80
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 4 $109,190.25
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 4 $80,330.00
National Archives and Records Administration 4 $88,640.75
Mine Safety and Health Administration 4 $69,154.75
Office of Comptroller of Currency 4 $74,628.00
Denali Commission 4 $69,503.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 4 $113,466.00
Trade and Development Agency 4 $95,801.50
Presidio Trust 4 $139,111.75
Risk Management Agency 4 $75,459.25
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 4 $147,263.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 4 $98,197.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 3 $96,682.67
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 3 $129,830.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 3 $102,462.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 3 $103,688.00
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 3 $91,331.67
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 3 $64,462.00
Federal Trade Commission 3 $136,562.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 3 $101,648.67
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 3 $95,650.67
National Gallery of Art 3 $137,523.67
Office of Citizen Services and Communicatns 3 $130,090.33
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 3 $88,900.67
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 3 $94,068.67
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 3 $138,136.33
Federal Maritime Commission 3 $86,467.67
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 3 $73,891.67
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $110,433.50
Rural Utilities Service 2 $124,329.50
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $92,713.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 2 $105,188.50
Employee Benefits Security Administration 2 $139,219.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 2 $98,816.50
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 2 $114,539.50
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 2 $131,650.50
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 2 $130,867.00
2 $81,988.50
Surface Transportation Board 2 $105,821.50
Institute of Museum and Library Services 1 $119,238.00
National Transportation Safety Board 1 $155,500.00
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 1 $115,742.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 1 $129,383.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $97,936.00
Administration for Community Living 1 $119,935.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $117,742.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $136,134.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 1 $59,987.00
Council of Economic Advisers 1 $115,731.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $162,950.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 1 $144,385.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 1 $117,414.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $101,859.00
Minority Business Development Agency 1 $148,548.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 1 $150,807.00
Community Relations Service 1 $59,276.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $115,742.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 1 $109,368.00
Economic Research Service 1 $103,701.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 1 $61,234.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 1 $115,731.00
National Security Council 1 $105,211.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 1 $75,080.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $161,800.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 1 $92,921.00

Financial Administrator and Programmer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Administrator and Programmer is $83,910.69. The highest paid Financial Administrator and Programmer made $260,000 in 2010.

Common Financial Administrator and Programmer Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Administration And Program Employees
GS - General Schedule 10,292
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 604
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 193
CG - Corporate Graded 182
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 150
ZA - Administrative 84
TG - Ofc Of Thrift Supervision Salary Schedul 73
OF - Ofc Of Fed Housing Enterprise Oversight 69
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 66
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 64
ES - Senior Executive Service 58
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 44
PG - Printing Office Grades 43
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 37
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 36
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 19
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 14
SL - Senior Level Positions 10
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 10
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 10
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 8
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 8
EM - Fdic Executive-level Positions Only 6
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 4
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 4
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 3
SS - Senior Staff Positions 3
TM - Federal Housing Finance Board Merit Pay 2
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 2
OE - Exec Of Ofc Fed Housg Enterpri Oversight 2
NF - Nnsa Future Leaders 2
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
TF - Federal Housing Finance Board Executive 1
TS - Federal Housing Finance Board Step Sys. 1
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 1
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
EE - Expert (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 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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