Financial Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2012

Pay Rates for "Financial Analyst"

How much does a Financial Analyst in the federal government get paid? $109,189.81* *Based on the 2012 average.

Financial Analyst was the 142nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2012, with 1,415 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2012, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation hired the most employees titled Financial Analysis, with an average salary of $118,695.

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 521 $118,695.33
Federal Bureau of Investigation 102 $85,877.65
Small Business Administration 76 $112,661.29
Departmental Offices 61 $99,515.93
Federal Housing Finance Agency 43 $142,166.26
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 42 $112,542.07
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 40 $99,250.35
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 38 $103,435.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 35 $90,809.23
Internal Revenue Service 35 $107,350.40
Department of Energy 31 $91,906.06
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 26 $90,257.62
Environmental Protection Agency 24 $90,412.54
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 24 $89,963.38
Federal Student Aid 23 $107,450.74
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 22 $108,618.95
Office of Comptroller of Currency 22 $148,129.91
Securities and Exchange Commission 21 $137,934.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 16 $92,223.25
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 15 $100,978.60
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 15 $84,879.53
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 15 $82,927.13
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 13 $4,300.00
Veterans Health Administration 12 $93,511.92
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 11 $95,305.82
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 11 $106,988.91
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 9 $88,456.44
Foreign Agricultural Service 9 $101,617.89
Maritime Administration 8 $103,368.63
National Credit Union Administration 7 $136,882.43
Farm Credit Administration 6 $107,788.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 6 $101,777.33
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 6 $125,134.17
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 5 $98,680.80
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 5 $96,145.20
National Park Service 4 $97,131.25
Federal Highway Administration 4 $100,756.50
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 4 $97,984.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 3 $104,047.67
Government National Mortgage Association 3 $126,394.67
Rural Utilities Service 3 $118,219.67
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $149,257.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 3 $113,463.33
Federal Railroad Administration 3 $110,701.33
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 2 $77,983.00
Agency for International Development 2 $110,745.50
Federal Transit Administration 2 $100,359.00
Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education 1 $155,500.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $155,500.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $129,758.00
Presidio Trust 1 $108,839.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $100,904.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 1 $136,771.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $116,508.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $68,888.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 1 $89,846.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $105,211.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $115,742.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $123,494.00
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 1 $89,033.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $89,033.00
Indian Affairs 1 $115,373.00
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 1 $106,839.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $65,061.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 1 $151,745.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $141,580.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $155,500.00
U.S. Trustee Program 1 $89,033.00
Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation 1 $116,290.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $74,872.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $86,833.00

Financial Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Analyst is $109,189.81. The highest paid Financial Analyst made $237,045 in 2012.

Common Financial Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 765
CG - Corporate Graded 499
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 41
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 22
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 22
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 21
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 13
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 11
CU - Credit Union Employees 7
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 7
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 3
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 2
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 1
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1

Starting Paygrade: $26,915.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $142,180.00 / 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 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Financial Analyst was $82,864. Since then, the average pay has increased to $136,576 in 2018.

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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