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Financial Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2015

Pay Rates for "Financial Analyst"

How much does a Financial Analyst in the federal government get paid? $126,092.95* *Based on the 2015 average.

Financial Analyst was the 141st most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2015, with 1,330 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2015, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation hired the most employees titled Financial Analysis, with an average salary of $146,942.

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 419 $146,941.95
Small Business Administration 87 $112,283.51
Departmental Offices 72 $123,917.39
Federal Bureau of Investigation 72 $90,902.57
Federal Housing Finance Agency 67 $167,479.55
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 49 $119,152.71
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 44 $91,456.18
Securities and Exchange Commission 38 $181,222.79
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 37 $107,593.68
Department of Energy 33 $98,311.18
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 30 $107,197.60
Office of Comptroller of Currency 28 $164,666.54
Federal Student Aid 26 $110,937.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 26 $98,228.04
Environmental Protection Agency 24 $97,107.05
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 23 $95,709.00
Internal Revenue Service 23 $123,628.83
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 18 $98,299.17
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 13 $98,306.00
Veterans Health Administration 13 $95,425.23
National Credit Union Administration 12 $171,078.92
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 12 $85,952.67
Maritime Administration 12 $105,463.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 11 $103,810.55
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 9 $121,462.11
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 9 $91,519.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 9 $0.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 9 $101,811.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 9 $90,733.22
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 9 $106,229.78
Federal Highway Administration 6 $107,531.67
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 6 $105,262.33
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 5 $110,731.80
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 5 $101,985.60
Farm Credit Administration 5 $122,804.20
National Park Service 4 $87,392.75
Armed Forces Retirement Home 4 $64,605.50
Federal Transit Administration 4 $106,488.75
Offices, Boards and Divisions 4 $148,948.50
Employee Benefits Security Administration 4 $112,982.50
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 4 $121,647.75
Federal Emergency Management Agency 3 $96,379.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 3 $99,602.33
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 3 $152,342.67
Federal Railroad Administration 3 $100,435.33
Rural Utilities Service 2 $127,381.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $114,472.50
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $68,322.50
Office of Administrative Services 2 $84,234.00
Government National Mortgage Association 2 $138,158.50
Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation 1 $81,297.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $158,700.00
Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education 1 $158,700.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $142,957.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $130,040.00
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 1 $52,668.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $63,722.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $105,960.00
Indian Affairs 1 $131,144.00
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 1 $99,905.00
Science and Technology Directorate 1 $118,057.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 1 $133,137.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $75,026.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $99,905.00

Financial Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Analyst is $126,092.95. The highest paid Financial Analyst made $269,394 in 2015.

Common Financial Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 720
CG - Corporate Graded 390
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 65
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 37
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 28
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 24
OR - Employees Of The Ofr, Treasury 17
CU - Credit Union Employees 12
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 9
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 9
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 6
CX - Senior Expert Positions In The Fdic 5
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 3
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 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: $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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