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Financial Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2008

Pay Rates for "Financial Analyst"

How much does a Financial Analyst in the federal government get paid? $94,328.80* *Based on the 2008 average.

Financial Analyst was the 152nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2008, with 1,209 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2008, the Federal Bureau of Investigation hired the most employees titled Financial Analysis, with an average salary of $77,659.

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 365 $77,658.98
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 145 $112,303.54
Small Business Administration 92 $102,753.32
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 45 $89,381.73
Department of Energy 38 $93,509.13
Office of Thrift Supervision 37 $120,396.97
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 36 $100,824.53
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 35 $89,033.37
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 29 $97,874.38
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 27 $92,052.70
Internal Revenue Service 24 $97,600.13
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 23 $84,352.35
Federal Housing Finance Board 19 $122,889.42
Federal Student Aid 18 $99,025.61
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 18 $95,016.17
Environmental Protection Agency 16 $96,245.38
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 15 $97,246.07
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 15 $76,065.13
Office of Comptroller of Currency 14 $135,075.43
Veterans Health Administration 14 $85,179.64
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 14 $67,700.43
Departmental Offices 13 $109,811.08
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 12 $90,830.83
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 12 $98,825.42
Maritime Administration 11 $101,896.82
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 9 $95,404.89
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 9 $91,054.89
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 8 $90,171.88
Securities and Exchange Commission 8 $127,270.38
Rural Utilities Service 7 $113,327.86
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 6 $86,690.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 6 $79,437.50
National Credit Union Administration 6 $121,110.33
Federal Railroad Administration 5 $91,134.80
Offices, Boards and Divisions 5 $136,459.20
Farm Credit Administration 5 $118,097.80
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 5 $94,461.80
National Park Service 5 $84,149.40
Foreign Agricultural Service 4 $96,232.25
Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation 3 $122,884.33
Government National Mortgage Association 3 $117,082.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 2 $139,703.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $122,639.00
Federal Transit Administration 2 $111,350.00
National Gallery of Art 2 $109,732.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 2 $69,670.00
Federal Communications Commission 2 $137,239.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $82,961.00
Federal Aviation Administration 1 $124,175.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $114,372.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 1 $149,000.00
Program Support Center 1 $124,175.00
Presidio Trust 1 $102,964.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $149,000.00
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 1 $142,227.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $69,764.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $69,848.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 1 $103,495.00
Science and Technology Directorate 1 $58,206.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $139,312.00
U.S. Agency for International Development 1 $121,107.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $55,551.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $107,854.00

Financial Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Analyst is $94,328.80. The highest paid Financial Analyst made $227,100 in 2008.

Common Financial Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 955
CG - Corporate Graded 128
TG - Ofc Of Thrift Supervision Salary Schedul 37
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 17
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 14
TM - Federal Housing Finance Board Merit Pay 14
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 8
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 8
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 7
CU - Credit Union Employees 6
TS - Federal Housing Finance Board Step Sys. 4
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 4
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
TF - Federal Housing Finance Board Executive 1
ES - Senior Executive Service 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

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 1160.

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