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Financial Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2013

Pay Rates for "Financial Analyst"

How much does a Financial Analyst in the federal government get paid? $114,399.73* *Based on the 2013 average.

Financial Analyst was the 144th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2013, with 1,392 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2013, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation hired the most employees titled Financial Analysis, with an average salary of $128,982.

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 450 $128,982.32
Federal Bureau of Investigation 90 $86,359.12
Small Business Administration 90 $109,747.23
Departmental Offices 66 $103,280.55
Federal Housing Finance Agency 46 $144,406.04
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 45 $103,007.73
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 42 $113,713.57
Securities and Exchange Commission 41 $151,451.59
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 36 $99,953.44
Department of Energy 33 $94,375.36
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 30 $91,445.27
Internal Revenue Service 30 $112,730.67
Office of Comptroller of Currency 29 $159,653.93
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 26 $105,020.00
Environmental Protection Agency 26 $92,761.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 25 $92,744.36
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 25 $90,855.08
Federal Student Aid 25 $106,942.92
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 15 $94,733.20
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 14 $85,368.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 14 $103,074.14
National Credit Union Administration 13 $142,079.92
Veterans Health Administration 13 $92,546.54
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 12 $97,138.83
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 11 $86,634.09
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 11 $85,017.73
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 10 $110,481.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 10 $101,501.40
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 9 $0.00
Maritime Administration 8 $110,418.00
Farm Credit Administration 7 $111,734.00
Federal Highway Administration 7 $91,031.43
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 6 $97,706.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 6 $104,401.33
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 6 $120,745.17
Federal Railroad Administration 5 $103,922.60
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 5 $97,209.20
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 4 $104,029.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 3 $80,695.00
Rural Utilities Service 3 $118,795.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $149,257.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 3 $117,219.00
National Park Service 3 $82,330.33
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 3 $106,359.33
U.S. Agency for International Development 2 $115,731.00
Surface Transportation Board 2 $90,852.50
Federal Transit Administration 2 $103,596.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 2 $80,276.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 2 $83,200.50
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 2 $142,640.50
Government National Mortgage Association 2 $133,454.50
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $124,744.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 1 $89,846.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $100,904.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $129,758.00
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 1 $92,001.00
Science and Technology Directorate 1 $108,717.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 1 $105,211.00
U.S. Trustee Program 1 $92,001.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $141,580.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $66,974.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $92,001.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $68,888.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 1 $124,405.00
Presidio Trust 1 $108,839.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $155,500.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $84,855.00
Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation 1 $120,813.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $155,500.00
Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education 1 $155,500.00

Financial Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Analyst is $114,399.73. The highest paid Financial Analyst made $251,500 in 2013.

Common Financial Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 777
CG - Corporate Graded 428
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 45
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 40
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 29
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 19
CU - Credit Union Employees 13
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 10
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 9
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 8
CX - Senior Expert Positions In The Fdic 3
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 3
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 2
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 2
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 1
OR - Employees Of The Ofr, Treasury 1
SO - Sec Emp Formerly Under Es Pay Plan 1
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 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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