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Financial Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2009

Pay Rates for "Financial Analyst"

How much does a Financial Analyst in the federal government get paid? $95,995.56* *Based on the 2009 average.

Financial Analyst was the 140th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2009, with 1,442 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2009, the Federal Bureau of Investigation hired the most employees titled Financial Analysis, with an average salary of $81,783.

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 367 $81,782.50
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 333 $99,011.79
Small Business Administration 94 $107,943.29
Departmental Offices 48 $103,559.46
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 45 $94,393.16
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 36 $107,704.67
Office of Thrift Supervision 36 $121,240.39
Department of Energy 35 $92,469.49
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 33 $92,979.00
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 32 $97,679.47
Internal Revenue Service 30 $95,671.47
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 26 $102,855.04
Federal Housing Finance Agency 24 $1,688.67
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 22 $89,344.41
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 18 $71,613.17
Environmental Protection Agency 18 $101,434.78
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 18 $100,618.67
Federal Student Aid 17 $106,293.53
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 15 $80,334.80
Office of Comptroller of Currency 15 $150,956.60
Veterans Health Administration 13 $82,433.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 13 $102,169.69
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 11 $96,707.82
Maritime Administration 11 $105,704.91
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 10 $98,487.80
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 10 $106,927.90
Securities and Exchange Commission 10 $133,716.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 9 $91,026.44
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 9 $101,253.33
Foreign Agricultural Service 6 $101,899.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 6 $81,881.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 6 $91,248.33
Rural Utilities Service 5 $114,300.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 5 $101,412.80
Offices, Boards and Divisions 5 $141,383.00
Farm Credit Administration 5 $124,186.20
National Credit Union Administration 4 $130,122.50
National Park Service 4 $86,694.75
Federal Railroad Administration 4 $102,428.75
Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation 3 $127,963.33
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 3 $138,042.33
Government National Mortgage Association 3 $125,670.33
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 2 $74,998.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 2 $106,810.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $129,547.50
Science and Technology Directorate 1 $63,021.00
Program Support Center 1 $130,118.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $102,721.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $92,723.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $91,075.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $126,269.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 1 $153,200.00
National Gallery of Art 1 $108,268.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 1 $105,683.00
Presidio Trust 1 $104,902.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $153,200.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $150,025.00
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 1 $153,053.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $89,427.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $73,188.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $139,966.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $62,050.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $60,989.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $113,007.00

Financial Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Analyst is $95,995.56. The highest paid Financial Analyst made $233,300 in 2009.

Common Financial Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 995
CG - Corporate Graded 314
TG - Ofc Of Thrift Supervision Salary Schedul 36
** - 24
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 19
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 15
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 9
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 9
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 8
CU - Credit Union Employees 4
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 4
SL - Senior Level Positions 1
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 1
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
ES - Senior Executive Service 1
SO - Sec Emp Formerly Under Es Pay Plan 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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