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Financial Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2020

Pay Rates for "Financial Analyst"

How much does a Financial Analyst in the federal government get paid? $141,313.62* *Based on the 2020 average.

Financial Analyst was the 151st most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 1,255 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2020, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation hired the most employees titled Financial Analysis, with an average salary of $161,909.

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.

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 Analyst

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 328 $161,909.20
Small Business Administration 88 $126,993.88
Federal Housing Finance Agency 78 $180,478.55
Departmental Offices 59 $147,062.22
Securities and Exchange Commission 58 $211,458.19
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 56 $109,988.55
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 54 $113,491.98
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 47 $133,426.85
Environmental Protection Agency 37 $129,024.95
Department of Energy 31 $114,039.55
Federal Bureau of Investigation 30 $130,043.00
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 30 $120,845.90
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 27 $102,382.59
Federal Student Aid 26 $114,080.35
Office of Comptroller of Currency 21 $186,857.43
Internal Revenue Service 21 $135,088.62
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 19 $107,075.47
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 14 $112,228.93
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 12 $106,483.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 12 $127,978.50
Maritime Administration 11 $127,149.64
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 11 $116,181.55
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 11 $118,022.82
National Credit Union Administration 10 $0.00
Veterans Health Administration 10 $116,688.90
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 10 $106,936.40
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 9 $118,181.44
Office of Secretary of Transportation 9 $144,096.33
Foreign Agricultural Service 9 $116,450.22
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 8 $109,184.13
Federal Transit Administration 8 $108,807.38
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 8 $99,089.38
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 8 $104,745.38
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 7 $107,361.57
Employee Benefits Security Administration 7 $134,977.57
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 6 $111,253.67
Offices, Boards and Divisions 6 $160,877.33
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 5 $91,097.40
Farm Credit Administration 5 $0.00
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 5 $109,562.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 4 $77,239.75
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 4 $122,198.25
National Park Service 4 $104,062.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 4 $107,425.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 3 $72,509.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 3 $108,872.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 3 $111,789.33
Office of Administrative Services 2 $96,881.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $166,487.00
Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation 1 $0.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $156,973.00
Morris K. Udall & Stewart L. Udall Foundation 1 $59,887.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 1 $106,085.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $130,043.00
U.S. Marshals Service 1 $58,006.00
Science and Technology Directorate 1 $121,316.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $83,612.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $84,394.00
Indian Affairs 1 $145,187.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $170,800.00
Fpac Business Center 1 $92,068.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $123,198.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $157,709.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 1 $123,198.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $126,620.00

Financial Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Analyst is $141,313.62. The highest paid Financial Analyst made $273,400 in 2020.

Common Financial Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 711
CG - Corporate Graded 305
EL - Non-executive Positions At The Federal Housing Finance Agency 72
SK - Non-supervisorty Postions Employed By The Securities And Exchange Commission (sec) And Formerly Under Gs Pay 56
NB - Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Only 21
CM - Fdic Supervisory And Managerial Positions Below The Executive Level Only 17
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 12
CN - Bureau Of Consumer Financial Protect(cfpb) Independent Agcy Within The Fed Res Syst(use By Cfpb Only) 11
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified 10
CU - Credit Union Employees 10
OR - Employees Of The Office Of Financial Research (ofr) Within The Department Of The Treasury 7
VH - Professional, Administrative, And Managerial 6
LL - Executives At The Federal Housing Finance Agency 6
CX - Senior Expert Positions In The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 5
EM - Fdic Executive-level Positions Only 1
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: $27,184.00 / 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

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 2020

In 2004, the average pay for a Financial Analyst was $82,864. Since then, the average pay has increased to $141,314 in 2020.

Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 1160.

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