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Financial Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Financial Analyst"

How much does a Financial Analyst in the federal government get paid? $101,048.23* *Based on the 2010 average.

Financial Analyst was the 140th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 1,437 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2010, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation hired the most employees titled Financial Analysis, with an average salary of $100,451.

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 483 $100,450.64
Federal Bureau of Investigation 177 $83,541.06
Small Business Administration 91 $110,329.11
Departmental Offices 50 $104,480.92
Internal Revenue Service 47 $97,022.51
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 44 $96,298.05
Department of Energy 39 $97,760.44
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 34 $112,494.91
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 34 $93,972.91
Office of Thrift Supervision 33 $123,554.27
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 27 $103,573.11
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 25 $105,913.68
Federal Housing Finance Agency 24 $143,156.04
Environmental Protection Agency 22 $93,594.73
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 21 $92,128.81
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 21 $71,754.95
Federal Student Aid 19 $110,203.63
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 19 $101,110.37
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 15 $84,144.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 15 $156,494.27
Veterans Health Administration 14 $87,547.64
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 12 $106,080.75
Maritime Administration 12 $102,127.42
Farm Credit Administration 10 $117,096.80
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 10 $98,240.30
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 10 $94,928.60
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 10 $114,841.80
Foreign Agricultural Service 10 $97,039.40
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 10 $94,828.40
Securities and Exchange Commission 8 $137,083.63
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 8 $102,056.13
National Credit Union Administration 6 $157,563.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 6 $93,775.50
Offices, Boards and Divisions 5 $143,802.60
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 5 $83,593.80
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 5 $105,519.00
Rural Utilities Service 5 $117,759.60
National Park Service 5 $88,616.40
Federal Railroad Administration 5 $103,253.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 4 $89,496.75
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 3 $99,911.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 3 $146,307.67
Federal Highway Administration 3 $94,746.00
Government National Mortgage Association 3 $124,686.33
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 2 $75,939.00
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 1 $155,500.00
Indian Affairs 1 $112,077.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $152,635.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 1 $110,701.00
Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation 1 $109,827.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 1 $155,500.00
Federal Transit Administration 1 $96,469.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $155,500.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $126,251.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $97,936.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $115,742.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $108,717.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $64,548.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 1 $89,846.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $63,348.00
Agency for International Development 1 $92,001.00
Presidio Trust 1 $109,089.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $141,580.00
Program Support Center 1 $134,764.00
U.S. Trustee Program 1 $74,872.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $50,611.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $92,001.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $81,488.00

Financial Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Analyst is $101,048.23. The highest paid Financial Analyst made $236,700 in 2010.

Common Financial Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 839
CG - Corporate Graded 463
TG - Ofc Of Thrift Supervision Salary Schedul 33
TM - Federal Housing Finance Board Merit Pay 21
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 20
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 15
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 11
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 10
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 7
CU - Credit Union Employees 5
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 4
TS - Federal Housing Finance Board Step Sys. 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 1
ES - Senior Executive Service 1
SS - Senior Staff Positions 1
SO - Sec Emp Formerly Under Es Pay Plan 1
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 1
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
TF - Federal Housing Finance Board Executive 1

Starting Paygrade: $26,233.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $138,572.00 / 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
Meteorological TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Property Disposal Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Trade SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Recreation Aid and AssistantTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Clothing DesignAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Financial Analysis Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Financial Analyst was $82,864. Since then, the average pay has increased to $135,750 in 2017.

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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