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Financial Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2006

Pay Rates for "Financial Analyst"

How much does a Financial Analyst in the federal government get paid? $87,528.43* *Based on the 2006 average.

Financial Analyst was the 145th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2006, with 1,160 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2006, the Federal Bureau of Investigation hired the most employees titled Financial Analysis, with an average salary of $71,469.

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 Bureau of Investigation 362 $71,469.30
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 106 $113,922.79
Small Business Administration 78 $98,072.38
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 70 $84,021.29
Department of Energy 49 $81,866.45
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 37 $82,561.43
Office of Thrift Supervision 34 $113,437.68
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 32 $92,146.28
Federal Housing Finance Board 24 $106,167.21
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 23 $89,926.13
Environmental Protection Agency 21 $89,349.90
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 20 $79,108.85
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 19 $53,125.37
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 18 $68,655.06
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 17 $91,848.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 16 $88,331.88
Maritime Administration 15 $92,090.60
Office of Comptroller of Currency 14 $118,409.64
Federal Student Aid 13 $93,195.77
Veterans Health Administration 13 $72,856.00
Departmental Offices 12 $110,221.67
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 11 $88,570.82
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 10 $89,151.60
Internal Revenue Service 10 $86,992.60
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 9 $84,768.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 9 $102,022.78
Securities and Exchange Commission 9 $125,575.00
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 7 $99,545.86
Rural Utilities Service 7 $103,979.71
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 6 $95,650.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 6 $80,000.67
National Credit Union Administration 6 $122,578.67
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 6 $86,080.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 5 $79,898.20
Federal Railroad Administration 5 $78,606.60
Rural Housing Service 5 $91,273.60
Offices, Boards and Divisions 5 $127,740.80
Indian Affairs 4 $91,721.50
National Park Service 4 $86,461.25
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 4 $115,995.50
Foreign Agricultural Service 4 $85,832.00
Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation 3 $104,997.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 3 $73,452.00
Government National Mortgage Association 3 $107,654.67
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $107,054.50
Federal Transit Administration 2 $98,910.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 2 $128,843.50
Economic Development Administration 2 $116,811.50
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 2 $95,043.50
Farm Credit Administration 2 $112,393.00
Federal Communications Commission 2 $123,647.50
National Gallery of Art 1 $77,353.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 1 $136,191.00
Federal Aviation Administration 1 $115,781.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $115,781.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $139,774.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $51,549.00
U.S. Agency for International Development 1 $85,086.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $65,127.00
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 1 $132,607.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $139,774.00
Presidio Trust 1 $86,520.00
Program Support Center 1 $112,734.00

Financial Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Analyst is $87,528.43. The highest paid Financial Analyst made $203,784 in 2006.

Common Financial Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 947
CG - Corporate Graded 91
TG - Ofc Of Thrift Supervision Salary Schedul 34
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 15
TM - Federal Housing Finance Board Merit Pay 15
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 14
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 8
TS - Federal Housing Finance Board Step Sys. 7
CU - Credit Union Employees 6
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 5
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 5
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 4
TF - Federal Housing Finance Board Executive 2
ES - Senior Executive Service 2
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
SO - Sec Emp Formerly Under Es Pay Plan 1
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 1
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 1
SL - Senior Level Positions 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 2019

In 2004, the average pay for a Financial Analyst was $82,864. Since then, the average pay has increased to $144,337 in 2019.

Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 1160.

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