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Financial Administrator and Programmer - Federal Salaries of 2017

Pay Rates for "Financial Administrator and Programmer"

How much does a Financial Administrator and Programmer in the federal government get paid? $91,970.89* *Based on the 2017 average.
12,562 EMPLOYEES
$1.13B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Financial Administrator and Programmer was the 28th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2017, with 12,562 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2017, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Financial Administration And Program, with an average salary of $86,778.

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 4,253 $86,778.23
Veterans Health Administration 666 $74,673.51
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 348 $71,305.37
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 327 $87,580.35
Federal Bureau of Investigation 324 $29,425.18
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 323 $80,917.81
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 256 $92,955.45
Federal Aviation Administration 256 $87,527.42
Veterans Benefits Administration 256 $67,849.21
Federal Emergency Management Agency 241 $91,896.94
Department of State 234 $104,465.74
Forest Service 223 $69,531.08
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 208 $107,452.77
Transportation Security Administration 207 $92,634.18
Goddard Space Flight Center 188 $107,861.38
Social Security Administration 185 $105,592.47
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 177 $160,071.86
Federal Highway Administration 142 $93,220.72
Environmental Protection Agency 134 $96,925.70
Department of Energy 123 $104,011.56
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 119 $112,597.73
Customs and Border Protection 116 $82,944.53
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 107 $87,790.80
Offices, Boards and Divisions 105 $111,765.01
Natural Resources Conservation Service 101 $86,022.59
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 95 $113,804.17
Administration for Children and Families 94 $97,459.09
Drug Enforcement Administration 91 $90,163.51
Geological Survey 76 $94,501.26
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 75 $97,064.51
National Park Service 73 $84,127.97
U.S. Agency for International Development 63 $108,335.27
National Institutes of Health 62 $107,226.84
Food and Drug Administration 60 $93,503.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 56 $87,805.05
Indian Health Service 56 $93,216.29
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 54 $375.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 54 $95,196.56
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 53 $81,192.32
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 53 $89,940.26
Government Printing Office 51 $99,128.55
Small Business Administration 51 $112,599.20
U.S. Trustee Program 50 $133,259.54
U.S. Secret Service 48 $100,845.75
Office of Secretary of Transportation 45 $122,626.42
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 44 $129,558.82
Indian Affairs 41 $76,021.02
Bureau of Land Management 40 $74,795.48
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 39 $109,795.18
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 39 $126,942.21
Office of Personnel Management 38 $106,439.50
Departmental Offices 38 $135,279.16
Patent and Trademark Office 36 $118,776.08
Securities and Exchange Commission 35 $149,499.97
Citizenship and Immigration Services 33 $107,199.73
Peace Corps 33 $88,793.61
U.S. Marshals Service 32 $87,292.06
Rural Housing Service 30 $74,393.97
Food Safety and Inspection Service 30 $87,314.50
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 30 $95,478.53
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 30 $94,763.87
Langley Research Center 29 $123,428.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 27 $111,328.48
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 26 $85,195.58
Health Resources and Services Administration 26 $128,983.65
Program Support Center 25 $128,327.96
Science and Technology Directorate 25 $86,391.72
National Science Foundation 25 $129,076.12
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 25 $113,401.72
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 25 $106,003.04
Corporation for National and Community Service 24 $85,490.04
Bureau of the Census 23 $89,584.96
National Protection and Programs Directorate 23 $112,605.57
Bureau of Reclamation 23 $90,544.04
Headquarters, Nasa 22 $119,805.27
National Credit Union Administration 22 $197,832.68
Federal Acquisition Service 20 $98,515.20
Agricultural Research Service 19 $109,887.63
Office of Administration 18 $103,177.94
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 18 $47,641.80
Railroad Retirement Board 18 $115,387.28
Office of Comptroller of Currency 18 $107,812.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 18 $106,116.67
Ames Research Center 18 $108,939.78
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 17 $87,162.06
Federal Student Aid 16 $130,768.88
Federal Communications Commission 16 $140,914.44
Federal Housing Finance Agency 15 $196,326.33
National Institute of Food & Agriculture 14 $120,378.29
Food and Nutrition Service 14 $120,239.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 14 $88,964.43
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 14 $96,746.00
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 14 $118,258.79
Office of Management and Budget 13 $118,985.38
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 13 $115,646.46
Farm Service Agency 12 $99,528.92
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 12 $143,163.17
Millennium Challenge Corporation 12 $152,205.25
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 12 $107,300.17
Dryden Flight Research Center 11 $101,396.82
Export-Import Bank of the United States 11 $119,241.91
Maritime Administration 11 $114,642.45
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 10 $115,095.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 10 $104,815.30
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 10 $82,163.70
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 9 $108,677.89
John F. Kennedy Space Center 9 $116,351.78
Bureau of Labor Statistics 9 $79,702.67
Office of the Director 9 $103,617.44
Federal Railroad Administration 9 $115,336.56
U.S. Mint 9 $109,668.33
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 9 $92,056.22
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 8 $77,800.25
Federal Transit Administration 8 $89,355.00
Employment and Training Administration 7 $133,768.43
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 7 $97,761.57
National Gallery of Art 6 $132,295.67
National Cemetery Administration 6 $119,164.33
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 6 $113,193.50
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 5 $128,858.40
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 5 $107,707.60
National Archives and Records Administration 5 $97,830.80
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 5 $124,470.20
Office of the Human Resources Management 5 $54,432.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 5 $132,431.40
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 4 $153,274.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 4 $116,268.25
Federal Election Commission 4 $89,686.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 4 $78,492.75
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 4 $93,108.50
Public Buildings Service 4 $127,094.50
Office of Administrative Services 4 $116,964.00
Administration for Community Living 4 $98,743.75
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 4 $161,865.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 4 $123,787.00
Office of Justice Programs 4 $136,986.25
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 4 $109,805.25
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 3 $113,164.33
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 3 $101,870.33
Federal Maritime Commission 3 $86,984.00
Wage and Hour Division 3 $110,656.67
Denali Commission 3 $113,205.67
Pretrial Services Agency 3 $82,256.67
Presidio Trust 3 $131,570.67
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 3 $135,420.67
U.S. International Trade Commission 3 $70,943.33
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 3 $92,720.33
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 3 $488.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 3 $142,652.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 3 $90,726.33
Rural Utilities Service 3 $110,534.33
Office of Communications (Department of Agriculture) 3 $115,255.33
National Endowment for the Humanities 3 $85,756.00
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 3 $142,534.33
Bureau of Industry and Security 3 $117,253.67
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 3 $153,877.00
American Battle Monuments Commission 2 $78,157.50
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $95,982.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 2 $94,992.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 2 $128,348.00
International Trade Administration 2 $113,755.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 2 $155,073.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 2 $102,372.50
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 2 $92,872.50
Consumer Product Safety Commission 2 $79,653.00
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 2 $153,422.50
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $112,640.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $119,069.50
Executive Office for Immigration Review 2 $102,695.50
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 2 $145,825.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 2 $142,211.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 2 $110,302.50
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 2 $72,567.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 2 $125,670.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 2 $99,144.00
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 2 $149,337.00
Trade and Development Agency 2 $111,248.50
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 2 $137,827.50
Farm Credit Administration 2 $188,510.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 2 $102,514.50
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $112,175.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 2 $137,278.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 2 $129,928.00
Veterans Employment and Training Service 1 $146,012.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 1 $123,234.00
Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council 1 $108,170.00
Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals 1 $141,052.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 1 $142,552.00
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $149,337.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $158,123.00
Selective Service System 1 $67,469.00
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 1 $156,730.00
Office of Enterprise Operations 1 $149,337.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $104,661.00
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 1 $131,692.00
International-American Foundation 1 $158,695.00
U.S. Tax Court 1 $62,303.00
National Council on Disability 1 $104,275.00
National Mediation Board 1 $90,350.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 1 $79,386.00
Departmental Administration 1 $123,234.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $112,574.00
Economic Research Service 1 $110,895.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $86,795.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 1 $84,793.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 1 $158,123.00
Architectural & Transportation Barrier Compliance Board 1 $145,629.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $152,163.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $143,957.00
Minority Business Development Agency 1 $153,730.00

Financial Administrator and Programmer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Administrator and Programmer is $91,970.89. The highest paid Financial Administrator and Programmer made $279,000 in 2017.

Common Financial Administrator and Programmer Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Administration And Program Employees
GS - General Schedule 10,641
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 518
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 256
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 204
CG - Corporate Graded 141
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 127
IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use 103
ZA - Administrative 96
ES - Senior Executive Service 62
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 54
PG - Printing Office Grades 51
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 41
IT - 36
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 35
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 29
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 29
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 22
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 18
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 15
SS - Senior Staff Positions 14
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 12
SL - Senior Level Positions 9
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 8
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 8
CU - Credit Union Employees 8
EM - Fdic Executive-level Positions Only 6
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 3
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 3
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 3
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 2
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 2
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 2
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 1
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
CX - Senior Expert Positions In The Fdic 1
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 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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