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Financial Administrator and Programmer - Federal Salaries of 2015

Pay Rates for "Financial Administrator and Programmer"

How much does a Financial Administrator and Programmer in the federal government get paid? $88,117.51* *Based on the 2015 average.
12,392 EMPLOYEES
$1.09B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Financial Administrator and Programmer was the 27th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2015, with 12,392 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2015, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Financial Administration And Program, with an average salary of $81,838.

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 4,819 $81,838.11
Veterans Health Administration 609 $72,051.30
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 322 $78,034.05
Federal Bureau of Investigation 306 $75,467.86
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 303 $85,622.63
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 255 $85,654.74
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 244 $70,757.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 224 $101,245.78
Veterans Benefits Administration 212 $64,178.93
Federal Emergency Management Agency 211 $84,653.03
Transportation Security Administration 201 $89,297.71
Social Security Administration 198 $99,018.26
Federal Aviation Administration 194 $93,286.02
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 193 $157,490.23
Forest Service 170 $68,324.13
Goddard Space Flight Center 147 $98,048.09
Federal Highway Administration 141 $89,517.80
Department of Energy 127 $100,148.98
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 121 $106,309.80
Environmental Protection Agency 121 $95,154.67
Offices, Boards and Divisions 109 $103,776.47
Administration for Children and Families 99 $93,904.59
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 91 $84,281.64
Geological Survey 86 $90,037.08
Drug Enforcement Administration 85 $87,198.96
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 80 $104,875.49
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 77 $91,774.83
U.S. Coast Guard 76 $90,165.03
U.S. Agency for International Development 65 $107,242.83
Natural Resources Conservation Service 64 $87,036.06
Customs and Border Protection 60 $84,739.70
Food and Drug Administration 59 $84,085.14
U.S. Trustee Program 58 $126,031.02
Departmental Offices 57 $125,164.39
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 55 $88,194.85
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 53 $79,276.40
U.S. Secret Service 52 $94,383.71
Indian Health Service 51 $86,907.98
National Institutes of Health 51 $103,794.98
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 49 $81,291.59
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 48 $91,792.52
Government Printing Office 48 $94,850.08
Small Business Administration 46 $111,836.98
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 43 $117,354.09
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 43 $0.00
Bureau of Land Management 42 $72,804.05
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 41 $126,628.12
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 41 $100,068.71
Securities and Exchange Commission 39 $132,330.69
Office of Personnel Management 35 $93,392.49
Peace Corps 35 $82,877.06
National Park Service 34 $100,661.79
Langley Research Center 34 $116,959.32
Indian Affairs 33 $69,047.85
Food Safety and Inspection Service 32 $86,381.72
Rural Housing Service 31 $69,758.97
Headquarters, Nasa 30 $105,720.97
Office of Secretary of Transportation 30 $113,007.97
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 30 $91,351.20
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 29 $80,063.66
Citizenship and Immigration Services 28 $100,486.14
Patent and Trademark Office 28 $113,544.43
Science and Technology Directorate 27 $87,583.41
Corporation for National and Community Service 27 $73,453.52
Food and Nutrition Service 27 $94,602.67
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 26 $100,134.27
Health Resources and Services Administration 26 $122,951.15
National Protection and Programs Directorate 26 $112,069.73
National Science Foundation 25 $115,230.60
Bureau of the Census 25 $80,913.96
U.S. Marshals Service 25 $95,501.04
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 25 $108,364.48
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 24 $102,837.71
Bureau of Reclamation 23 $95,740.26
Agricultural Research Service 23 $103,183.43
Program Support Center 22 $122,995.09
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 21 $81,794.38
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 21 $84,826.90
Ames Research Center 20 $101,686.15
Office of Administration 19 $96,420.89
National Institute of Food & Agriculture 19 $103,706.74
National Credit Union Administration 18 $202,867.44
Federal Student Aid 18 $127,881.61
Federal Communications Commission 17 $130,715.41
Broadcasting Board of Governors 16 $98,506.81
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 15 $103,093.33
Railroad Retirement Board 15 $108,507.47
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 15 $68,548.80
Farm Service Agency 14 $93,491.43
Dryden Flight Research Center 13 $94,914.69
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 12 $136,782.17
Federal Housing Finance Agency 12 $178,621.33
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 12 $99,161.67
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 12 $71,339.33
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 12 $89,836.50
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 12 $102,086.83
U.S. Mint 12 $112,744.83
Foreign Agricultural Service 12 $96,880.00
Employment and Training Administration 11 $120,322.82
Export-Import Bank of the United States 11 $100,842.18
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 11 $105,866.82
Federal Railroad Administration 11 $109,629.73
Agricultural Marketing Service 11 $87,621.09
Millennium Challenge Corporation 10 $157,760.20
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 10 $96,157.50
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 10 $107,349.30
Office of Comptroller of Currency 9 $98,348.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 9 $78,535.89
Office of Management and Budget 9 $116,272.56
Bureau of Labor Statistics 9 $74,219.00
Office of the Director 9 $93,668.44
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 8 $97,032.63
John F. Kennedy Space Center 8 $110,740.13
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 7 $113,298.71
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 7 $110,596.00
Maritime Administration 7 $96,608.43
National Cemetery Administration 7 $109,590.57
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 6 $98,235.00
Presidio Trust 6 $120,613.50
Federal Transit Administration 6 $91,513.50
Office of the Human Resources Management 6 $52,908.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 5 $97,184.20
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 5 $90,281.00
National Archives and Records Administration 5 $89,851.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 5 $117,392.20
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 5 $113,449.00
Office of Administrative Services 5 $119,738.80
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 5 $116,219.40
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 5 $160,685.80
Federal Election Commission 4 $81,470.75
National Gallery of Art 4 $143,968.75
Bureau of Economic Analysis 4 $113,302.75
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 4 $125,265.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 4 $77,921.00
Denali Commission 4 $92,990.25
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 4 $84,629.00
Pretrial Services Agency 4 $83,219.25
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 3 $107,562.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 3 $118,588.33
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 3 $81,482.33
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 3 $108,705.67
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 3 $96,005.67
Federal Maritime Commission 3 $96,524.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 3 $59,436.67
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 3 $100,914.00
Risk Management Agency 3 $83,836.33
Office of Communications (Department of Agriculture) 3 $102,681.67
Institute of Museum and Library Services 3 $101,260.67
International Trade Administration 3 $103,941.33
Bureau of Industry and Security 3 $104,351.33
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 3 $136,254.67
Office of Justice Programs 3 $157,296.33
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 3 $112,462.67
Federal Labor Relations Authority 2 $117,451.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 2 $132,357.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 2 $140,267.00
Wage and Hour Division 2 $145,825.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 2 $69,265.00
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 2 $136,766.50
Trade and Development Agency 2 $94,803.00
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 2 $130,832.50
Federal Trade Commission 2 $155,705.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 2 $102,310.50
Public Buildings Service 2 $132,367.50
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $106,446.00
Administration for Community Living 2 $98,114.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 2 $174,912.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 2 $112,283.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 2 $141,482.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 2 $89,320.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 2 $112,283.50
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 2 $123,001.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 2 $112,851.50
Armed Forces Retirement Home 2 $119,055.50
Consumer Product Safety Commission 2 $76,562.50
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 2 $143,079.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 2 $104,946.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $116,863.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $112,351.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 2 $74,358.00
Departmental Administration 2 $94,656.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $89,571.50
Rural Utilities Service 2 $72,716.50
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $96,872.50
Civil Rights 1 $106,725.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $77,067.00
Economic Research Service 1 $103,432.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 1 $81,706.00
Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technology 1 $112,014.00
Federal Acquisition Service 1 $121,635.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 1 $100,306.00
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 1 $122,635.00
U.S. Tax Court 1 $104,632.00
National Mediation Board 1 $84,017.00
National Security Council 1 $108,325.00
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $139,527.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $90,823.00
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 1 $80,716.00
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 1 $144,079.00
Department of Veterans Affairs 1 $143,079.00
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission 1 $164,500.00
U.S. Commission on Internatl Religious Freedom 1 $73,536.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $97,737.00
Architectural & Transportation Barrier Compliance Board 1 $132,368.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $143,079.00
Minority Business Development Agency 1 $158,777.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $168,597.00
Community Relations Service 1 $72,219.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $105,960.00
Veterans Employment and Training Service 1 $107,325.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 1 $102,932.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 1 $118,069.00
Immediate Office of the Administrator 1 $114,480.00

Financial Administrator and Programmer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Administrator and Programmer is $88,117.51. The highest paid Financial Administrator and Programmer made $264,171 in 2015.

Common Financial Administrator and Programmer Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Administration And Program Employees
GS - General Schedule 10,524
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 591
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 199
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 194
CG - Corporate Graded 146
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 116
IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use 102
ZA - Administrative 82
ES - Senior Executive Service 59
PG - Printing Office Grades 48
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 43
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 40
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 39
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 38
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 30
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 26
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 25
SS - Senior Staff Positions 15
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 11
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 11
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 10
SL - Senior Level Positions 9
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 9
EM - Fdic Executive-level Positions Only 6
CU - Credit Union Employees 3
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 3
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 3
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 2
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 2
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 2
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 2
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
CX - Senior Expert Positions In The Fdic 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
Budget Clerical and AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Highway SafetyAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Equal Employment OpportunityAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Property DisposalAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Recreation SpecialistAdministrative 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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