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Financial Administrator and Programmer - Federal Salaries of 2012

Pay Rates for "Financial Administrator and Programmer"

How much does a Financial Administrator and Programmer in the federal government get paid? $84,551.61* *Based on the 2012 average.
12,459 EMPLOYEES
$1.05B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Financial Administrator and Programmer was the 26th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2012, with 12,459 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2012, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Financial Administration And Program, with an average salary of $77,251.

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 5,184 $77,251.13
Veterans Health Administration 556 $68,212.60
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 288 $82,226.51
Department of State 253 $95,442.48
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 252 $136,497.54
Social Security Administration 227 $92,236.91
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 220 $89,657.89
Federal Bureau of Investigation 208 $67,186.87
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 197 $82,246.02
Transportation Security Administration 193 $86,960.51
Financial Management Service 187 $93,669.78
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 166 $71,216.43
Federal Highway Administration 156 $87,835.92
Federal Emergency Management Agency 154 $83,500.69
Federal Aviation Administration 149 $92,124.24
Forest Service 142 $64,734.87
Goddard Space Flight Center 140 $87,728.74
Administration for Children and Families 138 $90,495.74
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 137 $95,488.15
Environmental Protection Agency 131 $90,357.21
Federal Acquisition Service 120 $97,375.28
Department of Energy 118 $95,161.30
U.S. Agency for International Development 104 $89,842.89
Offices, Boards and Divisions 94 $98,814.67
Bureau of the Public Debt 93 $71,384.37
Geological Survey 92 $81,142.50
Drug Enforcement Administration 88 $82,042.74
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 88 $89,201.43
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 68 $91,206.24
U.S. Coast Guard 66 $90,222.52
Veterans Benefits Administration 64 $75,935.73
Departmental Offices 63 $125,550.65
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 61 $85,252.79
Small Business Administration 61 $101,269.59
Federal Housing Finance Agency 60 $163,537.80
Food and Drug Administration 59 $81,119.20
National Institutes of Health 54 $99,372.44
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 54 $74,382.37
Customs and Border Protection 52 $81,871.56
Indian Health Service 51 $79,592.98
U.S. Secret Service 50 $87,150.44
Food and Nutrition Service 47 $86,257.55
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 44 $116,969.05
Public Buildings Service 43 $82,350.56
Bureau of Land Management 41 $71,818.32
Government Printing Office 40 $93,671.15
National Park Service 39 $89,988.56
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 38 $76,950.05
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 38 $82,951.82
Indian Affairs 37 $65,853.95
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 35 $99,736.91
Langley Research Center 34 $110,904.26
Office of Personnel Management 33 $83,582.97
Corporation for National and Community Service 32 $78,712.63
Rural Housing Service 31 $68,124.58
Headquarters, Nasa 31 $90,860.58
Food Safety and Inspection Service 30 $84,440.83
Peace Corps 28 $78,438.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 28 $101,184.46
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 28 $89,487.18
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 28 $74,802.93
Program Support Center 26 $108,457.88
Citizenship and Immigration Services 26 $90,635.65
Patent and Trademark Office 26 $109,755.23
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 26 $82,566.73
Departmental Administration 25 $92,670.64
National Protection and Programs Directorate 24 $106,997.75
National Institute of Food & Agriculture 24 $95,438.38
National Science Foundation 24 $111,857.25
Health Resources and Services Administration 23 $116,306.09
Farm Service Agency 23 $80,916.91
Bureau of the Census 22 $81,379.09
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 22 $88,547.55
Bureau of Reclamation 21 $82,979.86
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 21 $101,734.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 21 $110,772.33
Office of Administration 21 $89,772.05
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 20 $98,446.10
Ames Research Center 19 $88,325.11
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 18 $113,606.22
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 18 $64,772.71
Agricultural Research Service 18 $94,878.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 17 $395.00
Science and Technology Directorate 17 $97,322.94
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 17 $94,722.65
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 17 $66,104.88
Federal Student Aid 17 $117,992.47
National Credit Union Administration 16 $194,259.75
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 16 $105,200.81
Natural Resources Conservation Service 15 $98,472.07
Broadcasting Board of Governors 15 $75,811.53
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 14 $129,932.29
Employment and Training Administration 14 $110,213.21
Millennium Challenge Corporation 14 $131,256.71
Federal Communications Commission 13 $116,839.62
U.S. Trustee Program 13 $126,023.62
Railroad Retirement Board 12 $102,400.08
Office of Management and Budget 12 $107,670.92
U.S. Marshals Service 12 $105,565.25
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 12 $101,357.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 11 $96,974.82
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 11 $88,372.55
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 11 $92,520.36
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 11 $95,569.91
Foreign Agricultural Service 10 $92,629.00
Federal Railroad Administration 10 $106,578.30
U.S. Mint 10 $95,469.30
Office of the Director 10 $79,218.50
Bureau of Labor Statistics 9 $71,608.67
Office of Comptroller of Currency 9 $97,952.11
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 9 $84,653.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 8 $98,743.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 8 $97,267.13
Agricultural Marketing Service 8 $88,668.88
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 7 $85,489.57
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 7 $93,714.86
Federal Election Commission 6 $81,342.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 6 $80,405.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 6 $87,946.17
Federal Transit Administration 6 $86,548.17
Office of Communications (Department of Agriculture) 5 $110,232.00
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 5 $151,408.40
Bureau of Economic Analysis 5 $96,025.60
International Trade Administration 5 $105,350.80
National Institute of Standards and Technology 5 $109,479.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 5 $84,585.60
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 5 $113,199.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 5 $110,189.20
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 5 $80,972.60
Federal Trade Commission 4 $127,091.25
Presidio Trust 4 $123,678.50
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 4 $93,768.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 4 $139,149.00
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 4 $112,885.50
Bureau of Industry and Security 4 $93,001.25
Office of Justice Programs 4 $114,329.25
Mine Safety and Health Administration 4 $71,654.75
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 4 $88,313.25
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 4 $100,146.75
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 4 $83,680.25
National Archives and Records Administration 4 $94,847.75
National Cemetery Administration 4 $110,316.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 3 $105,100.67
Trade and Development Agency 3 $105,040.00
Pretrial Services Agency 3 $72,206.33
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 3 $99,786.33
Administration for Community Living 3 $108,761.67
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 3 $104,998.33
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 3 $104,860.67
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 3 $100,900.33
Federal Maritime Commission 3 $94,364.00
National Gallery of Art 3 $141,054.67
Institute of Museum and Library Services 3 $111,109.33
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 3 $130,699.00
Risk Management Agency 3 $80,167.67
Maritime Administration 3 $126,516.33
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 3 $92,542.67
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 3 $77,277.33
2 $88,529.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 2 $105,502.50
Consumer Product Safety Commission 2 $74,723.00
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 2 $120,255.50
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 2 $87,350.00
Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technology 2 $131,769.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 2 $100,515.50
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 2 $130,796.00
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 2 $152,005.00
Rural Utilities Service 2 $129,485.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $94,520.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 2 $108,317.50
Employee Benefits Security Administration 2 $125,932.50
Wage and Hour Division 2 $137,071.50
Office of Postsecondary Education 2 $98,954.50
Surface Transportation Board 2 $114,386.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $125,991.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $107,079.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $107,665.00
Economic Research Service 1 $92,001.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 1 $80,093.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 1 $136,134.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $77,368.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 1 $123,585.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $123,758.00
Minority Business Development Agency 1 $152,635.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $144,302.00
Community Relations Service 1 $64,919.00
Veterans Employment and Training Service 1 $83,249.00
Denali Commission 1 $144,931.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 1 $97,936.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $100,904.00
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 1 $140,259.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 1 $133,689.00
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 1 $157,000.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 1 $108,350.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Human Resolution & Administration 1 $136,134.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 1 $147,857.00
National Mediation Board 1 $77,368.00
National Security Council 1 $112,224.00
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $124,196.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $119,238.00
Recovery Accountability & Transparency 1 $75,637.00
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 1 $115,742.00
Office of Administrative Services 1 $105,211.00
Office Assistant Secretary for Health 1 $115,731.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 1 $63,986.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $100,859.00

Financial Administrator and Programmer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Administrator and Programmer is $84,551.61. The highest paid Financial Administrator and Programmer made $260,000 in 2012.

Common Financial Administrator and Programmer Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Administration And Program Employees
GS - General Schedule 10,666
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 590
CG - Corporate Graded 203
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 193
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 149
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 79
ZA - Administrative 78
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 75
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 62
ES - Senior Executive Service 58
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 44
PG - Printing Office Grades 40
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 31
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 30
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 28
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 17
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 16
SS - Senior Staff Positions 15
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 14
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 14
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 14
SL - Senior Level Positions 9
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 9
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 7
EM - Fdic Executive-level Positions Only 5
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 3
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 3
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 2
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 2
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 1
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 1
CU - Credit Union Employees 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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