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Financial Administrator and Programmer - Federal Salaries of 2011

Pay Rates for "Financial Administrator and Programmer"

How much does a Financial Administrator and Programmer in the federal government get paid? $84,290.02* *Based on the 2011 average.
12,382 EMPLOYEES
$1.04B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Financial Administrator and Programmer was the 25th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2011, with 12,382 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2011, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Financial Administration And Program, with an average salary of $76,927.

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 5,344 $76,927.03
Veterans Health Administration 412 $67,509.44
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 256 $82,669.29
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 254 $131,859.39
Department of State 242 $94,860.39
Social Security Administration 239 $89,483.39
Transportation Security Administration 196 $88,562.89
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 192 $81,608.69
Financial Management Service 190 $92,042.11
Federal Bureau of Investigation 184 $68,149.22
Public Buildings Service 177 $96,227.79
Federal Highway Administration 160 $86,383.21
Federal Aviation Administration 156 $92,307.94
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 149 $71,580.51
Federal Emergency Management Agency 146 $81,676.95
Goddard Space Flight Center 145 $83,261.83
Environmental Protection Agency 134 $90,714.22
Administration for Children and Families 132 $91,080.03
Federal Acquisition Service 130 $94,313.41
Forest Service 127 $64,172.66
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 125 $100,145.43
Department of Energy 114 $95,933.92
U.S. Agency for International Development 104 $92,749.65
Offices, Boards and Divisions 98 $97,534.15
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 96 $91,306.99
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 88 $73,537.09
Geological Survey 87 $84,517.01
Drug Enforcement Administration 85 $77,622.56
Bureau of the Public Debt 82 $72,099.79
Federal Housing Finance Agency 75 $160,348.11
Departmental Offices 74 $123,405.66
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 71 $91,396.66
U.S. Coast Guard 63 $91,733.38
Customs and Border Protection 63 $77,771.73
Food and Nutrition Service 63 $89,060.94
Veterans Benefits Administration 63 $75,731.71
Small Business Administration 62 $101,742.69
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 61 $87,603.07
Food and Drug Administration 57 $80,572.82
National Institutes of Health 54 $99,851.57
U.S. Secret Service 53 $85,869.62
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 48 $106,647.35
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 48 $109,051.81
Indian Health Service 47 $80,025.02
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 46 $74,243.24
Indian Affairs 45 $62,661.71
Government Printing Office 43 $93,060.21
National Park Service 37 $88,951.70
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 37 $77,282.81
Bureau of Land Management 36 $72,202.00
Rural Housing Service 35 $66,879.66
Langley Research Center 33 $110,962.64
Food Safety and Inspection Service 31 $83,460.29
Peace Corps 30 $83,398.40
Securities and Exchange Commission 30 $99,165.30
Program Support Center 30 $112,632.77
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 30 $78,871.63
Farm Service Agency 29 $72,498.03
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 29 $89,707.28
Corporation for National and Community Service 29 $84,343.55
National Protection and Programs Directorate 27 $103,821.56
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 27 $74,027.22
Citizenship and Immigration Services 26 $80,463.88
Health Resources and Services Administration 25 $107,570.44
Departmental Administration 25 $88,303.36
Headquarters, Nasa 24 $81,004.08
Patent and Trademark Office 24 $111,877.96
Bureau of the Census 24 $75,190.08
Office of Administration 24 $88,826.21
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 23 $85,103.04
Office of Personnel Management 23 $88,483.09
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 23 $94,539.26
Ames Research Center 22 $85,145.64
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 21 $99,543.62
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 21 $101,950.10
Federal Student Aid 21 $117,186.81
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 21 $100,692.24
National Institute of Food & Agriculture 20 $103,821.45
Office of Secretary of Transportation 20 $106,058.75
National Science Foundation 19 $95,104.47
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 18 $90,070.56
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 17 $66,345.24
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 16 $118,633.50
Agricultural Research Service 16 $93,421.63
Federal Communications Commission 14 $118,001.86
Broadcasting Board of Governors 14 $81,563.50
Bureau of Reclamation 14 $92,752.57
Railroad Retirement Board 14 $95,118.86
U.S. Mint 13 $98,862.08
Millennium Challenge Corporation 13 $138,751.46
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 13 $132,836.23
Office of Management and Budget 13 $101,241.46
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 13 $86,899.92
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 12 $83,566.08
U.S. Marshals Service 12 $100,966.58
U.S. Trustee Program 12 $125,399.33
Natural Resources Conservation Service 12 $87,844.25
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 11 $88,381.27
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 11 $91,981.09
Office of the Director 10 $75,693.80
Science and Technology Directorate 10 $93,373.50
Foreign Agricultural Service 10 $94,161.50
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 10 $100,925.20
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 10 $78,270.60
National Credit Union Administration 9 $174,063.44
Employment and Training Administration 8 $93,847.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 8 $77,601.14
Federal Railroad Administration 8 $110,665.50
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 8 $84,228.13
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 7 $91,662.86
Office of Comptroller of Currency 7 $83,445.43
National Institute of Standards and Technology 7 $105,047.29
Bureau of Labor Statistics 7 $75,759.57
Export-Import Bank of the United States 7 $102,222.29
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 7 $89,898.71
Agricultural Marketing Service 7 $80,597.14
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 6 $74,740.67
Federal Election Commission 6 $79,292.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 6 $100,240.83
Federal Transit Administration 6 $86,156.00
National Cemetery Administration 6 $109,312.67
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 6 $91,202.33
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 6 $91,001.67
Pretrial Services Agency 5 $99,973.40
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 5 $88,068.00
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 5 $151,618.00
International Trade Administration 5 $102,795.80
Office of Justice Programs 5 $110,174.60
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 5 $83,211.40
Office of Communications (Department of Agriculture) 5 $90,570.40
National Archives and Records Administration 5 $103,684.60
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 5 $91,173.00
Presidio Trust 4 $124,128.50
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 4 $110,144.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 4 $98,620.50
Bureau of Economic Analysis 4 $99,382.75
Bureau of Industry and Security 4 $89,145.25
Mine Safety and Health Administration 4 $70,194.25
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 4 $89,844.25
Federal Maritime Commission 4 $87,327.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 4 $67,150.75
Institute of Museum and Library Services 3 $109,817.33
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 3 $134,032.33
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 3 $118,568.33
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 3 $105,846.33
Risk Management Agency 3 $78,954.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 3 $99,564.33
Administration for Community Living 3 $107,548.33
Maritime Administration 3 $126,947.00
Surface Transportation Board 3 $96,090.33
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 3 $90,722.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 3 $74,765.67
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 3 $98,086.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 3 $103,082.00
National Gallery of Art 3 $144,426.00
Trade and Development Agency 2 $83,614.00
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 2 $116,809.50
Federal Trade Commission 2 $143,879.50
Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technology 2 $129,737.00
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 2 $115,299.50
Office Assistant Secretary for Health 2 $115,731.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 2 $97,579.50
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 2 $150,572.50
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 2 $117,484.50
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $92,628.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 2 $105,080.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 2 $122,516.50
Wage and Hour Division 2 $133,255.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 2 $98,814.50
Rural Utilities Service 2 $128,212.00
2 $87,045.50
John C. Stennis Space Center 2 $106,106.50
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $112,695.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $106,084.50
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $100,904.00
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 1 $140,259.00
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 1 $158,400.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $162,950.00
National Council on Disability 1 $87,350.00
National Security Council 1 $111,717.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $111,307.00
Recovery Accountability & Transparency 1 $74,872.00
Economic Research Service 1 $89,033.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 1 $75,986.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 1 $132,009.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $74,872.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 1 $123,041.00
Minority Business Development Agency 1 $154,120.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $144,302.00
Community Relations Service 1 $62,467.00
Denali Commission 1 $131,497.00
Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education 1 $148,510.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 1 $94,969.00
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 1 $115,742.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 1 $0.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 1 $61,987.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $126,609.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $102,859.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 1 $148,857.00

Financial Administrator and Programmer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Administrator and Programmer is $84,290.02. The highest paid Financial Administrator and Programmer made $260,000 in 2011.

Common Financial Administrator and Programmer Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Administration And Program Employees
GS - General Schedule 10,580
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 599
CG - Corporate Graded 202
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 196
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 156
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 84
ZA - Administrative 81
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 72
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 64
ES - Senior Executive Service 57
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 47
PG - Printing Office Grades 43
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 31
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 29
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 27
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 18
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 17
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 13
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 10
SL - Senior Level Positions 9
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 8
SS - Senior Staff Positions 7
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 7
EM - Fdic Executive-level Positions Only 5
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 4
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 3
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 3
NF - Nnsa Future Leaders 2
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 2
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 2
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 1
SO - Sec Emp Formerly Under Es Pay Plan 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 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 2019

In 2004, the average pay for a Financial Administrator and Programmer was $69,465. Since then, the average pay has increased to $96,725 in 2019.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0501.

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