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Financial Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2011

Pay Rates for "Financial Analyst"

How much does a Financial Analyst in the federal government get paid? $104,529.61* *Based on the 2011 average.

Financial Analyst was the 137th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2011, with 1,470 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2011, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation hired the most employees titled Financial Analysis, with an average salary of $109,448.

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 520 $109,448.06
Federal Bureau of Investigation 155 $84,598.05
Small Business Administration 81 $110,871.59
Departmental Offices 67 $106,010.78
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 45 $96,891.96
Internal Revenue Service 44 $99,711.09
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 41 $109,183.90
Department of Energy 35 $94,144.60
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 33 $92,900.82
Federal Housing Finance Agency 32 $143,433.38
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 31 $104,187.10
Environmental Protection Agency 29 $84,749.45
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 24 $108,032.58
Federal Student Aid 23 $104,554.52
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 22 $97,744.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 22 $92,129.64
Office of Comptroller of Currency 19 $152,791.05
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 18 $79,811.67
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 16 $84,753.44
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 15 $102,087.20
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 14 $89,653.79
Veterans Health Administration 14 $88,775.21
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 12 $93,892.42
Farm Credit Administration 11 $120,595.09
Maritime Administration 11 $101,096.09
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 10 $100,500.80
Foreign Agricultural Service 9 $102,860.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 9 $117,966.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 9 $148,722.67
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 7 $0.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 7 $87,145.43
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 6 $120,247.00
National Credit Union Administration 6 $161,543.83
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 6 $98,818.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 6 $94,668.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 5 $105,577.00
National Park Service 5 $91,409.80
Government National Mortgage Association 4 $125,485.50
Rural Utilities Service 4 $117,119.50
Federal Railroad Administration 4 $104,892.50
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 4 $92,703.75
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 3 $152,974.33
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 3 $102,306.00
Federal Highway Administration 3 $100,361.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $149,257.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 2 $78,713.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $68,888.00
Program Support Center 1 $136,771.00
Presidio Trust 1 $108,839.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $155,500.00
Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation 1 $113,012.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $155,500.00
Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education 1 $155,500.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $105,211.00
U.S. Trustee Program 1 $77,368.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $141,580.00
U.S. Agency for International Development 1 $105,211.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $66,311.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $74,872.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $115,742.00
Indian Affairs 1 $112,077.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 1 $89,846.00
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 1 $51,730.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $116,731.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $97,936.00
Federal Transit Administration 1 $105,211.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $126,251.00

Financial Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Analyst is $104,529.61. The highest paid Financial Analyst made $232,200 in 2011.

Common Financial Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 847
CG - Corporate Graded 501
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 31
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 19
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 19
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 12
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 10
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 9
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 7
CU - Credit Union Employees 5
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 4
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 1
ES - Senior Executive Service 1
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 1
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
SS - Senior Staff Positions 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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