Financial Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2014

Pay Rates for "Financial Analyst"

How much does a Financial Analyst in the federal government get paid? $120,473.65* *Based on the 2014 average.

Financial Analyst was the 182nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2014, with 1,353 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2014, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation hired the most employees titled Financial Analysis, with an average salary of $140,047.

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 440 $140,046.55
Small Business Administration 92 $110,713.38
Federal Bureau of Investigation 84 $88,917.61
Departmental Offices 60 $116,715.28
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 47 $113,946.98
Federal Housing Finance Agency 46 $153,026.98
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 42 $104,316.24
Securities and Exchange Commission 40 $160,642.60
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 40 $90,711.08
Department of Energy 32 $94,854.38
Office of Comptroller of Currency 32 $159,099.94
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 29 $106,427.62
Federal Student Aid 27 $108,946.93
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 26 $96,756.96
Environmental Protection Agency 25 $96,788.52
Internal Revenue Service 23 $119,414.52
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 23 $93,811.65
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 21 $98,907.05
Veterans Health Administration 14 $95,522.86
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 12 $106,009.08
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 12 $98,271.67
Maritime Administration 12 $107,322.58
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 12 $87,277.33
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 11 $88,611.00
National Credit Union Administration 11 $157,818.73
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 10 $102,209.30
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 10 $113,841.90
Foreign Agricultural Service 10 $103,086.90
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 9 $91,624.89
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 8 $0.00
Farm Credit Administration 7 $124,111.43
Federal Highway Administration 7 $89,831.57
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 6 $102,159.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 6 $100,955.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 6 $123,578.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 5 $99,417.40
National Park Service 5 $81,968.40
Federal Railroad Administration 4 $97,414.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 4 $114,158.25
Offices, Boards and Divisions 4 $146,416.00
Rural Utilities Service 3 $119,982.67
Federal Transit Administration 3 $112,430.67
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 3 $108,266.67
Federal Emergency Management Agency 3 $93,662.33
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 2 $81,079.00
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $66,679.50
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 2 $145,564.50
Armed Forces Retirement Home 2 $72,559.00
Government National Mortgage Association 2 $135,752.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 1 $89,924.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $88,224.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 1 $90,744.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 1 $126,170.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $127,512.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $95,919.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $67,646.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $142,263.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 1 $109,804.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $113,346.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $89,924.00
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 1 $95,919.00
Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education 1 $157,100.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $104,911.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $157,750.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $120,429.00
Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation 1 $79,108.00

Financial Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Analyst is $120,473.65. The highest paid Financial Analyst made $260,860 in 2014.

Common Financial Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 744
CG - Corporate Graded 417
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 45
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 39
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 32
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 20
CU - Credit Union Employees 11
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 10
OR - Employees Of The Ofr, Treasury 9
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 8
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 8
CX - Senior Expert Positions In The Fdic 3
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 2
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 2
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 1
SO - Sec Emp Formerly Under Es Pay Plan 1
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 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

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The series code of this occupation is 1160.

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