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Financial Administrator and Programmer - Federal Salaries of 2018

Pay Rates for "Financial Administrator and Programmer"

How much does a Financial Administrator and Programmer in the federal government get paid? $92,572.81* *Based on the 2018 average.
12,721 EMPLOYEES
$1.15B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Financial Administrator and Programmer was the 27th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2018, with 12,721 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2018, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Financial Administration And Program, with an average salary of $86,325.

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 4,313 $86,324.58
Veterans Health Administration 673 $74,489.93
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 353 $71,218.21
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 327 $87,974.43
Federal Bureau of Investigation 327 $97,070.50
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 322 $80,752.60
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 261 $92,530.69
Federal Aviation Administration 259 $87,820.32
Veterans Benefits Administration 259 $67,667.17
Federal Emergency Management Agency 240 $91,709.31
Department of State 231 $104,420.47
Forest Service 223 $69,620.91
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 207 $107,525.71
Transportation Security Administration 205 $92,930.16
Goddard Space Flight Center 188 $107,977.84
Social Security Administration 185 $105,626.59
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 177 $161,527.70
Federal Highway Administration 143 $93,235.96
Environmental Protection Agency 134 $97,724.35
Department of Energy 126 $103,677.43
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 119 $113,079.92
Customs and Border Protection 113 $82,509.03
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 107 $88,076.86
Offices, Boards and Divisions 105 $111,961.90
Natural Resources Conservation Service 102 $86,051.43
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 96 $113,791.04
Administration for Children and Families 93 $98,045.04
Drug Enforcement Administration 93 $104,017.78
U.S. Coast Guard 87 $93,003.94
Geological Survey 77 $93,851.84
National Park Service 73 $84,271.97
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 70 $99,429.47
U.S. Agency for International Development 63 $108,285.52
National Institutes of Health 62 $107,405.10
Food and Drug Administration 61 $95,714.25
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 56 $87,957.55
Indian Health Service 56 $93,277.11
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 55 $96,689.71
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 54 $101,910.96
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 53 $90,088.87
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 52 $81,883.31
Government Printing Office 51 $100,435.86
Small Business Administration 50 $113,949.84
U.S. Trustee Program 50 $133,316.74
U.S. Secret Service 48 $100,891.94
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 44 $131,007.68
Office of Secretary of Transportation 44 $122,476.75
Indian Affairs 41 $76,335.24
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 39 $109,955.15
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 39 $127,070.23
Departmental Offices 38 $135,536.03
Bureau of Land Management 38 $75,361.24
Office of Personnel Management 37 $106,248.68
Patent and Trademark Office 36 $120,382.67
Securities and Exchange Commission 36 $151,093.25
Citizenship and Immigration Services 36 $104,849.36
Peace Corps 33 $89,330.48
U.S. Marshals Service 32 $87,776.34
Food Safety and Inspection Service 30 $87,911.03
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 30 $95,583.87
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 30 $96,432.37
Langley Research Center 29 $123,544.55
Rural Housing Service 29 $74,840.66
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Education) 27 $111,466.78
Program Support Center 26 $128,624.69
Health Resources and Services Administration 26 $128,983.65
National Science Foundation 25 $129,076.12
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 25 $113,401.72
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 25 $86,067.16
Science and Technology Directorate 25 $88,418.68
Corporation for National and Community Service 24 $85,490.04
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 24 $106,098.25
National Protection and Programs Directorate 23 $112,605.57
National Credit Union Administration 23 $14,730.95
Bureau of Reclamation 23 $90,932.52
Bureau of the Census 22 $90,832.73
Headquarters, Nasa 22 $119,975.00
Federal Acquisition Service 20 $98,665.25
Agricultural Research Service 20 $110,036.05
Broadcasting Board of Governors 18 $106,116.67
Ames Research Center 18 $109,130.61
Railroad Retirement Board 18 $115,953.39
Office of Administration 18 $103,680.72
Office of Comptroller of Currency 18 $108,028.78
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 17 $116,254.50
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 17 $87,162.06
Federal Student Aid 16 $130,768.88
Federal Communications Commission 16 $141,189.00
Federal Housing Finance Agency 15 $196,375.47
Food and Nutrition Service 15 $121,051.60
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 14 $118,448.64
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 14 $96,746.00
National Institute of Food & Agriculture 14 $120,675.43
Office of Management and Budget 14 $122,050.71
Agricultural Marketing Service 14 $89,107.86
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 13 $116,418.92
Millennium Challenge Corporation 12 $152,205.25
Dryden Flight Research Center 12 $101,273.83
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 12 $107,300.17
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 12 $143,163.17
Maritime Administration 12 $118,580.58
Farm Service Agency 11 $91,577.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 11 $119,723.73
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 10 $105,141.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 10 $82,346.60
Federal Railroad Administration 9 $115,336.56
U.S. Mint 9 $125,059.75
Office of the Director 9 $103,617.44
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 9 $120,191.44
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 9 $108,677.89
John F. Kennedy Space Center 9 $116,351.78
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 9 $92,056.22
Bureau of Labor Statistics 9 $79,702.67
Federal Transit Administration 8 $89,355.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 8 $77,800.25
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 7 $98,241.00
Employment and Training Administration 7 $133,768.43
National Cemetery Administration 7 $115,779.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 6 $113,193.50
National Gallery of Art 6 $132,595.67
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 5 $107,707.60
National Archives and Records Administration 5 $97,830.80
National Institute of Standards and Technology 5 $133,771.40
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 5 $124,470.20
Office of the Human Resources Management 5 $54,432.00
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 5 $128,858.40
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 4 $93,108.50
Office of Administrative Services 4 $116,964.00
Public Buildings Service 4 $127,094.50
Administration for Community Living 4 $99,559.25
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
Bureau of Economic Analysis 4 $123,787.00
Office of Justice Programs 4 $137,540.50
Mine Safety and Health Administration 4 $78,492.75
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 3 $110,595.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 3 $92,720.33
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 3 $0.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 3 $142,652.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 3 $90,726.33
Pretrial Services Agency 3 $82,995.33
Presidio Trust 3 $131,570.67
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 3 $135,420.67
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 3 $113,664.33
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 3 $101,870.33
Federal Maritime Commission 3 $86,984.00
Office of Communications (Department of Agriculture) 3 $116,141.33
Rural Utilities Service 3 $110,534.33
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 3 $187,000.00
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
Wage and Hour Division 3 $110,656.67
Denali Commission 3 $113,205.67
U.S. International Trade Commission 2 $73,160.00
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 2 $153,422.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $120,282.00
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 2 $100,410.50
Consumer Product Safety Commission 2 $79,653.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 2 $125,670.00
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 $104,381.50
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $112,175.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 2 $142,022.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 2 $129,928.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 2 $155,073.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 2 $102,372.50
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $95,982.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 2 $128,723.00
International Trade Administration 2 $113,755.00
Executive Office for Immigration Review 2 $102,695.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 2 $111,882.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 2 $142,211.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 2 $145,825.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 2 $72,567.00
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 2 $149,337.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Education) 2 $99,144.00
American Battle Monuments Commission 2 $78,157.50
Foreign Agricultural Service 2 $94,992.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 1 $123,234.00
Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council 1 $108,170.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 1 $142,552.00
Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals 1 $141,052.00
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 1 $156,730.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 1 $98,323.00
Office of Enterprise Operations 1 $149,337.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $86,795.00
Economic Research Service 1 $110,895.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 1 $84,793.00
Departmental Administration 1 $124,234.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 1 $158,123.00
Architectural & Transportation Barrier Compliance Board 1 $145,629.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $143,957.00
Minority Business Development Agency 1 $153,730.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $152,163.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $118,194.00
Veterans Employment and Training Service 1 $146,012.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $112,574.00
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 1 $135,426.00
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
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $149,337.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $158,123.00
Selective Service System 1 $67,469.00

Financial Administrator and Programmer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Administrator and Programmer is $92,572.81. The highest paid Financial Administrator and Programmer made $279,000 in 2018.

Common Financial Administrator and Programmer Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Administration And Program Employees
GS - General Schedule 10,803
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 511
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 259
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 202
CG - Corporate Graded 140
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 126
IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use 106
ZA - Administrative 97
ES - Senior Executive Service 61
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 54
PG - Printing Office Grades 51
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 41
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 36
IT - 35
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 30
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 15
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 12
SL - Senior Level Positions 10
CU - Credit Union Employees 8
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 8
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 8
EM - Fdic Executive-level Positions Only 6
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 4
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 3
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 2
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 2
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 2
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 1
CX - Senior Expert Positions In The Fdic 1
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 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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