Financial Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2016
Pay Rates for "Financial Analyst"How much does a Financial Analyst in the federal government get paid? $129,804.14* *Based on the 2016 average.
Financial Analyst was the 145th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 1,317 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2016, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation hired the most employees titled Financial Analysis, with an average salary of $146,942.
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.
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
Financial Analyst Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Financial Analyst is $129,804.14. The highest paid Financial Analyst made $277,192 in 2016.
Common Financial Analyst Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Financial Analysis Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||722|
|CG - Corporate Graded||372|
|EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa||65|
|SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez||39|
|NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only||27|
|CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev||24|
|OR - Employees Of The Ofr, Treasury||15|
|GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule||12|
|CU - Credit Union Employees||12|
|CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs||10|
|VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial||5|
|CX - Senior Expert Positions In The Fdic||3|
|LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag||3|
|EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109||2|
|ES - Senior Executive Service||2|
|SL - Senior Level Positions||1|
|GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns||1|
|SO - Sec Emp Formerly Under Es Pay Plan||1|
|IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$25,871.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$136,659.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10|
|Category:||Administrative and Management|
|Occupation Family:||1100 BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY GROUP|
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|
|Meteorological Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Property Disposal Clerical and Technician||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Trade Specialist||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Recreation Aid and Assistant||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Clothing Design||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
Average Financial Analysis Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016
In 2004, the average pay for a Financial Analyst was $82,864. Since then, the average pay has increased to $129,804 in 2016.
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