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Financial Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Financial Analyst"

How much does a Financial Analyst in the federal government get paid? $142,876.88* *Based on the 2021 average.

Financial Analyst was the 145th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 1,278 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2021, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation hired the most employees titled Financial Analysis, with an average salary of $160,027.

Government Financial Analysis jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Financial Analysis 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

This occupation includes all positions the duties of which are to direct or perform analytical and evaluative work requiring a comprehensive knowledge of (1) the theory and principles of finance applicable to the full range of financial operations and transactions involved in the general activities of the various types of business corporate organizations; (2) the financial and management organization, operations, and practices of such corporate organizations; (3) pertinent statutory or regulatory provisions; and (4) related basic economic, accounting, and legal principles.

Agencies that have hired a Financial Analyst

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 354 $160,026.69
Federal Housing Finance Agency 84 $182,366.89
Small Business Administration 76 $130,876.89
Departmental Offices 73 $145,013.96
Securities and Exchange Commission 69 $207,998.16
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 59 $113,833.27
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 54 $116,422.52
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 45 $137,655.27
Environmental Protection Agency 36 $128,584.78
Department of Energy 32 $119,365.69
Federal Student Aid 27 $112,000.89
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 26 $105,007.35
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 26 $127,587.88
Office of Comptroller of Currency 26 $175,187.27
Internal Revenue Service 20 $138,010.60
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 19 $105,499.37
Federal Bureau of Investigation 19 $132,241.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 14 $109,233.93
National Credit Union Administration 13 $1,108.33
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 12 $109,048.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 11 $116,537.00
Maritime Administration 10 $131,316.30
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 9 $137,180.56
Office of Secretary of Transportation 9 $148,793.22
Federal Transit Administration 9 $113,252.89
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 9 $92,945.11
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 9 $124,208.78
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 8 $111,581.63
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 8 $118,505.50
Veterans Health Administration 7 $124,046.57
Foreign Agricultural Service 7 $123,588.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 7 $138,356.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 7 $103,031.57
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 7 $98,210.43
Offices, Boards and Divisions 6 $165,513.67
National Park Service 6 $103,227.00
6 $117,233.83
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 5 $125,186.80
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 5 $103,477.80
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 5 $114,303.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 5 $107,152.60
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 5 $119,153.80
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 4 $94,215.75
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 3 $77,391.00
Farm Credit Administration 3 $1,260.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 3 $75,942.33
Federal Emergency Management Agency 3 $115,211.33
Office of Postsecondary Education 2 $94,760.00
Office of Administrative Services 2 $99,154.00
Federal Trade Commission 2 $172,500.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $127,885.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 1 $127,885.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $135,298.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $158,541.00
Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation 1 $0.00
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 1 $131,341.00
Indian Affairs 1 $146,639.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $85,238.00
Science and Technology Directorate 1 $126,614.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $159,286.00
Fpac Business Center 1 $93,988.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $175,045.00

Financial Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Analyst is $142,876.88. The highest paid Financial Analyst made $273,400 in 2021.

Common Financial Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 687
CG - Corporate Graded 335
EL - Non-executive Positions At The Federal Housing Finance Agency 77
SK - Non-supervisorty Postions Employed By The Securities And Exchange Commission (sec) And Formerly Under Gs Pay 67
NB - Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Only 26
CN - Bureau Of Consumer Financial Protect(cfpb) Independent Agcy Within The Fed Res Syst(use By Cfpb Only) 14
CM - Fdic Supervisory And Managerial Positions Below The Executive Level Only 14
CU - Credit Union Employees 13
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 9
OR - Employees Of The Office Of Financial Research (ofr) Within The Department Of The Treasury 8
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified 7
LL - Executives At The Federal Housing Finance Agency 7
CX - Senior Expert Positions In The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 5
VH - Professional, Administrative, And Managerial 4
SL - Senior Level Positions 1
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
SO - Executive Positions Employed By The Securities And Exchange Commission (sec) And Formerly Under The Es Pay Pla 1
IR - Internal Revenue Service Broadband Classification And Pay System Positions Only 1
ZA - Administrative 1

Starting Paygrade: $27,782.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $146,757.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Financial Analysis 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
Cartographic TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Internal Revenue OfficerAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Insurance ExaminingAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Social Insurance AdministrationAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Environmental Protection SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Financial Analysis Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a Financial Analyst was $82,864. Since then, the average pay has increased to $142,877 in 2021.

Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 1160.

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