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Financial Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for "Financial Analyst"

How much does a Financial Analyst in the federal government get paid? $129,804.14* *Based on the 2016 average.

Financial Analyst was the 145th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 1,317 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation hired the most employees titled Financial Analysis, with an average salary of $154,316.

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 399 $154,316.10
Small Business Administration 90 $113,603.96
Departmental Offices 71 $127,485.10
Federal Housing Finance Agency 67 $173,276.18
Federal Bureau of Investigation 66 $93,057.44
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 52 $121,740.90
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 49 $95,294.20
Securities and Exchange Commission 40 $192,696.80
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 35 $111,135.51
Environmental Protection Agency 34 $98,393.63
Department of Energy 29 $104,551.76
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 29 $109,826.41
Office of Comptroller of Currency 27 $165,839.26
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 25 $99,326.52
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 24 $98,496.92
Federal Student Aid 24 $113,886.88
Internal Revenue Service 21 $126,985.48
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 17 $95,412.35
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 15 $85,188.73
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 12 $109,125.25
National Credit Union Administration 12 $175,061.00
Maritime Administration 11 $109,598.64
Veterans Health Administration 11 $97,944.09
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 10 $92,380.60
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 10 $95,166.20
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 10 $105,255.50
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 10 $333.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 10 $105,278.60
Foreign Agricultural Service 9 $104,635.11
Federal Highway Administration 8 $118,754.63
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 7 $112,744.29
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 6 $119,381.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 6 $100,236.50
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 5 $119,896.80
National Park Service 5 $90,218.20
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 5 $105,794.20
Federal Railroad Administration 4 $102,056.50
Federal Transit Administration 4 $98,210.25
Armed Forces Retirement Home 4 $69,956.00
Farm Credit Administration 4 $137,482.75
Employee Benefits Security Administration 4 $117,080.75
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 3 $155,350.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 3 $103,327.33
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $136,693.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 3 $94,265.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $118,049.50
Rural Utilities Service 2 $129,138.50
Office of Administrative Services 2 $85,319.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 2 $102,897.50
Government National Mortgage Association 2 $139,261.00
Science and Technology Directorate 1 $119,776.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $130,666.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $161,050.00
Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation 1 $94,798.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $77,490.00
Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education 1 $160,300.00
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 1 $102,361.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $110,578.00
Indian Affairs 1 $132,866.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $143,973.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $79,262.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $101,361.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 1 $131,340.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 1 $80,481.00

Financial Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Analyst is $129,804.14. The highest paid Financial Analyst made $277,192 in 2016.

Common Financial Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 722
CG - Corporate Graded 372
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 65
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 39
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 27
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 24
OR - Employees Of The Ofr, Treasury 15
CU - Credit Union Employees 12
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 12
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 10
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 5
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 3
CX - Senior Expert Positions In The Fdic 3
ES - Senior Executive Service 2
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 1
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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