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Financial Administrator and Programmer - Federal Salaries of 2019

Pay Rates for "Financial Administrator and Programmer"

How much does a Financial Administrator and Programmer in the federal government get paid? $96,725.05* *Based on the 2019 average.
12,453 EMPLOYEES
$1.15B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Financial Administrator and Programmer was the 360th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2019, with 12,453 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2019, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Financial Administration And Program, with an average salary of $90,860.

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 4,011 $90,859.95
Veterans Health Administration 715 $75,850.42
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 422 $69,071.76
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 385 $88,944.94
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 314 $83,514.80
Federal Emergency Management Agency 289 $93,859.15
Federal Bureau of Investigation 289 $102,486.38
Veterans Benefits Administration 269 $70,719.14
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 248 $96,599.25
Federal Aviation Administration 241 $93,446.39
Department of State 223 $106,240.55
Forest Service 208 $75,934.81
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 207 $113,169.46
Goddard Space Flight Center 199 $113,019.70
Transportation Security Administration 194 $97,791.85
Social Security Administration 181 $110,930.06
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 162 $171,182.76
Federal Highway Administration 154 $95,602.46
Environmental Protection Agency 133 $102,689.28
Department of Energy 128 $111,747.20
Customs and Border Protection 113 $134,819.11
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 111 $120,731.72
Offices, Boards and Divisions 109 $119,291.19
Drug Enforcement Administration 106 $111,010.42
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 94 $120,285.74
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 93 $92,003.13
U.S. Coast Guard 90 $96,963.62
Geological Survey 77 $96,721.56
National Park Service 76 $86,804.01
Fpac Business Center 74 $98,618.15
Administration for Children and Families 70 $99,372.81
Food and Drug Administration 67 $99,095.55
National Institutes of Health 65 $109,547.38
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 65 $124,812.90
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 63 $103,132.38
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 62 $102,763.71
U.S. Agency for International Development 59 $114,012.97
Indian Health Service 52 $95,124.63
Office of Personnel Management 50 $100,824.56
Government Printing Office 50 $105,307.62
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 49 $91,247.61
U.S. Secret Service 48 $107,919.00
Small Business Administration 48 $119,085.31
Office of Secretary of Transportation 46 $127,624.35
Natural Resources Conservation Service 46 $91,442.13
U.S. Trustee Program 44 $138,680.55
Citizenship and Immigration Services 43 $103,405.23
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 42 $84,976.44
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 42 $120,508.14
U.S. Marshals Service 41 $91,991.41
Food Safety and Inspection Service 41 $79,550.37
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 41 $136,628.60
Indian Affairs 39 $78,540.44
Departmental Offices 37 $135,765.78
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 36 $132,000.92
Patent and Trademark Office 34 $123,592.24
Bureau of Land Management 34 $75,047.82
Securities and Exchange Commission 32 $157,312.22
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 32 $115,551.44
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 31 $107,992.03
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 30 $92,597.90
Rural Housing Service 30 $91,837.90
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 30 $100,796.50
Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs 29 $118,356.66
Bureau of Reclamation 29 $96,632.31
Peace Corps 28 $86,346.04
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 28 $116,859.71
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 27 $102,389.81
Corporation for National and Community Service 25 $88,621.52
Program Support Center 24 $130,923.54
Langley Research Center 23 $132,075.04
National Credit Union Administration 22 $283,000.00
Science and Technology Directorate 22 $97,985.68
National Science Foundation 21 $136,615.90
Bureau of the Census 21 $93,221.38
Agricultural Research Service 20 $114,569.80
Office of Comptroller of Currency 19 $118,279.00
Federal Housing Finance Agency 19 $188,265.00
Headquarters, Nasa 19 $131,266.89
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 19 $122,507.00
National Protection and Programs Directorate 18 $120,858.22
Ames Research Center 18 $113,177.72
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 18 $93,338.06
Federal Communications Commission 17 $139,080.76
Office of Administration 17 $113,900.76
Broadcasting Board of Governors 17 $111,472.82
Railroad Retirement Board 17 $121,094.24
Food and Nutrition Service 15 $127,880.20
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 15 $134,589.20
Agricultural Marketing Service 14 $100,995.43
Federal Acquisition Service 14 $105,846.21
Office of Management and Budget 14 $132,240.86
Millennium Challenge Corporation 13 $164,337.85
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 12 $126,668.42
Health Resources and Services Administration 12 $136,419.58
National Institute of Food & Agriculture 12 $122,237.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 11 $126,295.55
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 11 $112,983.36
Maritime Administration 11 $124,365.27
Dryden Flight Research Center 11 $109,536.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 11 $97,118.64
Federal Student Aid 10 $143,386.90
Export-Import Bank of the United States 10 $130,918.20
Office of the Director 9 $108,942.78
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 9 $85,388.78
Federal Railroad Administration 9 $123,091.89
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 9 $104,891.78
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 8 $136,051.25
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 8 $117,284.63
U.S. Mint 8 $130,458.86
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 7 $82,443.71
John F. Kennedy Space Center 7 $122,927.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 6 $110,740.67
Federal Transit Administration 6 $87,678.50
Employment and Training Administration 6 $139,134.83
National Gallery of Art 6 $132,600.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 6 $84,296.17
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 6 $84,617.67
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 6 $92,344.17
Federal Election Commission 5 $110,748.40
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 5 $132,818.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 5 $124,917.00
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 5 $135,576.40
National Cemetery Administration 5 $115,428.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 5 $113,885.80
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 5 $124,426.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 5 $124,952.60
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 4 $99,050.00
Trade and Development Agency 4 $130,606.75
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 4 $125,920.00
Administration for Community Living 4 $107,939.75
Office of Administrative Services 4 $123,884.50
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 4 $123,347.00
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 4 $128,213.50
National Archives and Records Administration 4 $101,542.25
National Institute of Standards and Technology 4 $144,581.00
Executive Office for Immigration Review 4 $95,974.50
International Trade Administration 3 $132,943.33
Federal Maritime Commission 3 $98,369.67
Presidio Trust 3 $138,939.33
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 3 $157,999.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 3 $128,225.33
Denali Commission 3 $123,591.00
Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council 3 $103,663.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 3 $122,908.00
Pretrial Services Agency 3 $89,454.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 3 $118,359.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 3 $96,622.00
Office of Communications (Department of Agriculture) 3 $116,663.67
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 3 $0.00
Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals 3 $139,319.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 2 $131,005.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 2 $104,482.00
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 2 $109,087.50
Armed Forces Retirement Home 2 $151,071.00
Office of Justice Programs 2 $155,652.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 2 $154,977.50
National Endowment for the Humanities 2 $104,894.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 2 $160,286.00
Office of Budget and Program Analysis 2 $184,417.50
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 2 $127,267.50
American Battle Monuments Commission 2 $84,899.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 2 $140,632.00
Wage and Hour Division 2 $130,510.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 2 $78,861.00
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 2 $142,752.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 2 $118,999.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 2 $136,141.00
Farm Credit Administration 2 $246,960.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 2 $91,548.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $102,200.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 2 $152,336.50
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 2 $149,982.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 2 $78,861.00
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 1 $115,699.00
Architectural & Transportation Barrier Compliance Board 1 $152,352.00
African Development Foundation 1 $71,901.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $166,500.00
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 1 $144,538.00
Office of Secretary of Labor 1 $67,093.00
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $156,228.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 1 $105,642.00
National Mediation Board 1 $97,300.00
Economic Research Service 1 $115,699.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 1 $61,343.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $109,088.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $74,759.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 1 $166,500.00
Veterans Employment and Training Service 1 $152,352.00
Minority Business Development Agency 1 $165,417.00
U.S. Tax Court 1 $69,581.00
Departmental Administration 1 $128,920.00
Director for Resource Management 1 $115,699.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 1 $166,500.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $148,445.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $166,500.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $140,632.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 1 $74,221.00
International-American Foundation 1 $158,695.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Budget 1 $160,822.00
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 1 $156,228.00
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 1 $165,417.00
Office of Science and Technology Policy 1 $112,393.00
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1 $72,842.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 1 $88,959.00
Selective Service System 1 $47,016.00
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 1 $109,088.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $138,409.00
National Council on Disability 1 $112,393.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $153,483.00
Department of Veterans Affairs 1 $95,953.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $132,818.00
Farm Service Agency 1 $117,191.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $91,740.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 1 $140,632.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 1 $166,500.00

Financial Administrator and Programmer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Administrator and Programmer is $96,725.05. The highest paid Financial Administrator and Programmer made $283,700 in 2019.

Common Financial Administrator and Programmer Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Administration And Program Employees
GS - General Schedule 10,547
IR - Internal Revenue Service Broadband Classification And Pay System Positions Only 512
FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan 224
SV - Transportation Security Administration Employees Other Than Executives 191
IC - Employees Holding Incident Management Cadre Of On-call Response/recovery Employees(core)positions 174
CG - Corporate Graded 129
GL - Gs Employees In Grades 3 Through 10 Paid A Law Enforcement Officer Special Base Rate 126
ZA - Administrative 94
ES - Senior Executive Service 59
PG - Printing Office Grades 50
CN - Bureau Of Consumer Financial Protect(cfpb) Independent Agcy Within The Fed Res Syst(use By Cfpb Only) 42
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 33
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 32
SK - Non-supervisorty Postions Employed By The Securities And Exchange Commission (sec) And Formerly Under Gs Pay 32
CM - Fdic Supervisory And Managerial Positions Below The Executive Level Only 28
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation For National And Community Service, P.l. 103-82, Subtitle G, Section 22
EL - Non-executive Positions At The Federal Housing Finance Agency 19
NB - Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Only 19
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 17
MC - Employees Of The Millennium Challenge Corporation Appointed Under Public Law 108-199 Only. 13
SS - Senior Staff Positions 12
NQ - Employees In The National Nuclear Secuirty Administration's Professional, Technical, And Admin Career Path 11
SL - Senior Level Positions 10
CU - Credit Union Employees 10
IM - Employees Holding Incident Management Positions And Appointed And Compensated Under Section 306(b)(1) 9
IT - Employees Appointed And Compensated Under Section 306(b)(1) Of The Robert T Stafford Disaster Relief 7
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified 6
EM - Fdic Executive-level Positions Only 5
GM - Employees Covered By The Performance Management And Recognition System (pmrs) Termination Provisions 3
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 3
SW - Transportation Security Administration Executives 3
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions In The Corporation For National And Community Service, P.l. 103-82 3
VH - Professional, Administrative, And Managerial 2
LL - Executives At The Federal Housing Finance Agency 2
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 1
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Positions Previously Defined Under Pay Plan Codes Ad, Es, Gm, And Gs 1
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
EN - National Nuclear Security Administration Excepted Service Only 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 2020

In 2004, the average pay for a Financial Administrator and Programmer was $69,465. Since then, the average pay has increased to $98,278 in 2020.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0501.

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