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Financial Administrator and Programmer - Federal Salaries of 2013

Pay Rates for "Financial Administrator and Programmer"

How much does a Financial Administrator and Programmer in the federal government get paid? $85,476.44* *Based on the 2013 average.
12,496 EMPLOYEES
$1.06B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Financial Administrator and Programmer was the 24th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2013, with 12,496 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2013, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Financial Administration And Program, with an average salary of $78,261.

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 5,063 $78,261.14
Veterans Health Administration 587 $68,707.82
Federal Bureau of Investigation 300 $72,670.50
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 298 $79,645.48
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 252 $91,370.34
Department of State 251 $95,765.36
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 239 $141,809.40
Social Security Administration 204 $95,071.36
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 199 $84,093.49
Transportation Security Administration 197 $87,108.95
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 182 $71,861.95
Federal Emergency Management Agency 176 $82,586.98
Financial Management Service 169 $93,244.72
Federal Aviation Administration 160 $95,228.83
Federal Highway Administration 155 $85,744.90
Goddard Space Flight Center 140 $90,095.26
Forest Service 138 $65,516.19
Administration for Children and Families 131 $90,956.92
Environmental Protection Agency 129 $94,159.83
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 126 $99,564.08
Department of Energy 112 $96,540.37
Bureau of the Public Debt 98 $70,756.91
Offices, Boards and Divisions 96 $101,035.92
Geological Survey 88 $83,928.61
Agency for International Development 88 $96,068.27
Drug Enforcement Administration 87 $83,233.98
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 79 $87,693.51
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 69 $93,965.38
U.S. Coast Guard 67 $88,978.24
Veterans Benefits Administration 65 $75,529.25
U.S. Trustee Program 65 $121,329.29
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 63 $82,075.59
Food and Drug Administration 63 $82,043.22
Small Business Administration 62 $104,633.18
Indian Health Service 53 $79,227.66
Government Printing Office 52 $92,754.48
National Institutes of Health 52 $101,813.79
Departmental Offices 51 $121,358.80
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 51 $80,732.20
U.S. Secret Service 50 $89,521.50
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 49 $75,255.78
Federal Housing Finance Agency 47 $170,489.91
Food and Nutrition Service 47 $83,282.45
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 41 $79,700.34
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 39 $96,621.15
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 38 $117,677.29
Bureau of Land Management 38 $72,286.97
Office of Personnel Management 38 $81,974.37
Federal Acquisition Service 37 $102,651.57
National Park Service 35 $93,028.60
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 35 $99,000.23
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 34 $87,966.15
Corporation for National and Community Service 34 $72,677.68
Langley Research Center 34 $111,893.47
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 33 $0.00
Public Buildings Service 31 $86,860.39
Food Safety and Inspection Service 31 $85,435.23
Indian Affairs 30 $64,694.97
Peace Corps 30 $77,512.33
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 30 $75,437.37
Rural Housing Service 29 $68,960.31
Headquarters, Nasa 29 $92,553.55
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 28 $92,550.39
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 28 $122,169.04
Health Resources and Services Administration 28 $114,927.96
Securities and Exchange Commission 27 $105,663.85
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 27 $89,874.44
National Science Foundation 25 $112,483.88
National Protection and Programs Directorate 25 $105,638.24
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 25 $81,920.84
Patent and Trademark Office 24 $110,706.21
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 24 $111,744.38
Program Support Center 24 $109,763.25
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 23 $77,571.04
Ous for Science and Technology 23 $85,431.70
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 23 $101,867.61
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 23 $97,954.39
Office of Secretary of Transportation 21 $108,476.57
Bureau of the Census 21 $82,411.33
Farm Service Agency 21 $83,266.33
Bureau of Reclamation 20 $87,643.25
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 20 $102,293.95
Office of Administration 20 $92,834.70
Agricultural Research Service 19 $98,928.79
Ames Research Center 19 $93,479.47
Federal Student Aid 18 $119,223.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 18 $44,685.67
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 18 $68,361.67
Broadcasting Board of Governors 18 $84,393.22
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 17 $114,243.12
Natural Resources Conservation Service 17 $89,992.65
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 17 $66,202.47
Federal Communications Commission 16 $124,885.56
National Credit Union Administration 16 $193,412.75
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 15 $93,744.67
Railroad Retirement Board 15 $104,026.87
U.S. Mint 14 $100,585.36
Millennium Challenge Corporation 14 $140,073.71
Dryden Flight Research Center 14 $88,851.57
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 13 $132,735.92
U.S. Marshals Service 13 $111,612.92
Employment and Training Administration 13 $109,432.15
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 12 $95,244.42
Federal Railroad Administration 11 $104,915.45
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 11 $97,277.36
Office of the Director 10 $81,263.20
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 10 $97,861.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 10 $85,745.80
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 10 $96,980.80
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 10 $109,909.20
Foreign Agricultural Service 9 $88,426.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 9 $70,216.67
Agricultural Marketing Service 9 $87,863.78
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 9 $99,714.33
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 8 $99,748.25
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 8 $94,464.13
Office of Comptroller of Currency 8 $101,749.50
Office of Management and Budget 8 $112,474.25
National Cemetery Administration 7 $108,848.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 7 $104,611.14
Export-Import Bank of the United States 7 $101,152.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 7 $86,466.57
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 6 $90,803.17
Bureau of Economic Analysis 6 $104,611.33
National Institute of Standards and Technology 6 $109,857.00
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 5 $95,697.40
Federal Election Commission 5 $72,299.80
Office of Communications (Department of Agriculture) 5 $111,935.80
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 5 $151,824.80
International Trade Administration 5 $106,354.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 5 $89,560.40
Federal Transit Administration 5 $98,511.40
Maritime Administration 5 $83,780.40
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 5 $115,650.00
Federal Trade Commission 4 $128,534.00
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 4 $135,388.25
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 4 $93,115.50
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 4 $115,394.25
Bureau of Industry and Security 4 $93,431.25
Mine Safety and Health Administration 4 $73,436.25
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 4 $101,821.50
Federal Maritime Commission 4 $85,282.50
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 3 $100,759.33
Risk Management Agency 3 $80,472.33
Institute of Museum and Library Services 3 $86,528.67
Office of Justice Programs 3 $136,218.33
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 3 $77,939.67
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 3 $82,334.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 3 $121,575.33
Departmental Administration 3 $81,269.67
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 3 $107,178.67
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 3 $83,187.67
Trade and Development Agency 3 $106,782.67
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 3 $93,303.67
Presidio Trust 3 $121,738.00
Office of Administrative Services 3 $123,913.00
Denali Commission 2 $115,437.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $111,655.00
Administration for Community Living 2 $104,669.50
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $80,171.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 2 $114,556.50
Office Assistant Secretary for Health 2 $112,654.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $109,891.50
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 2 $113,385.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 2 $106,833.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 2 $105,677.50
John C. Stennis Space Center 2 $106,459.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 2 $132,691.50
National Archives and Records Administration 2 $82,283.00
Rural Utilities Service 2 $129,210.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 2 $75,583.50
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $95,381.00
National Gallery of Art 2 $118,661.00
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 2 $123,758.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 2 $110,071.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 2 $58,768.50
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 2 $121,739.50
Employee Benefits Security Administration 2 $125,932.50
Surface Transportation Board 2 $99,619.00
Pretrial Services Agency 2 $74,494.50
Wage and Hour Division 2 $137,071.50
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 2 $97,634.50
Office of Citizen Services and Communicatns 2 $131,169.50
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $89,033.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $144,385.00
Minority Business Development Agency 1 $152,635.00
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 1 $155,500.00
Civil Rights 1 $94,969.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $160,569.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Human Resolution & Administration 1 $132,009.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 1 $98,436.00
Community Relations Service 1 $68,712.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $92,001.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 1 $115,742.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 1 $140,259.00
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission 1 $155,000.00
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 1 $115,742.00
Veterans Employment and Training Service 1 $82,359.00
Immediate Office of the Administrator 1 $105,211.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $100,859.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 1 $92,001.00
U.S. Tax Court 1 $99,436.00
Economic Research Service 1 $94,969.00
National Mediation Board 1 $79,864.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 1 $80,093.00
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $127,883.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 1 $136,134.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $119,238.00

Financial Administrator and Programmer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Administrator and Programmer is $85,476.44. The highest paid Financial Administrator and Programmer made $260,000 in 2013.

Common Financial Administrator and Programmer Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Administration And Program Employees
GS - General Schedule 10,677
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 595
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 197
CG - Corporate Graded 189
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 160
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 84
ZA - Administrative 78
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 65
ES - Senior Executive Service 63
PG - Printing Office Grades 52
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 47
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 44
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 33
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 33
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 31
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 27
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 19
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 17
SS - Senior Staff Positions 15
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 14
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 14
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 11
SL - Senior Level Positions 9
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 8
EM - Fdic Executive-level Positions Only 6
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 2
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 2
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 1
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 1
CU - Credit Union Employees 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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