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Financial Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2017

Pay Rates for "Financial Analyst"

How much does a Financial Analyst in the federal government get paid? $135,750.01* *Based on the 2017 average.

Financial Analyst was the 147th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2017, with 1,276 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2017, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation hired the most employees titled Financial Analysis, with an average salary of $166,084.

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 352 $166,083.83
Small Business Administration 90 $115,623.22
Federal Housing Finance Agency 66 $179,531.08
Departmental Offices 65 $132,115.86
Federal Bureau of Investigation 60 $41,919.88
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 51 $125,326.96
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 51 $103,283.65
Securities and Exchange Commission 45 $195,687.40
Department of Energy 40 $103,086.83
Environmental Protection Agency 36 $107,651.15
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 33 $115,949.94
Office of Comptroller of Currency 30 $167,122.97
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 29 $112,061.48
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 25 $100,698.04
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 22 $100,958.36
Federal Student Aid 21 $117,484.86
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 19 $102,429.74
Internal Revenue Service 17 $132,522.18
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 14 $14,238.63
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 14 $250.00
National Credit Union Administration 12 $184,888.42
Veterans Health Administration 12 $101,434.17
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 12 $116,774.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 11 $103,858.45
Maritime Administration 11 $112,577.09
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 10 $110,253.40
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 10 $99,496.70
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 9 $98,245.11
Foreign Agricultural Service 9 $111,625.33
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 8 $102,069.88
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 7 $109,836.14
Federal Highway Administration 7 $129,383.29
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 6 $118,391.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 6 $109,588.67
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 5 $123,544.80
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 4 $96,419.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 4 $102,225.75
National Park Service 4 $95,807.25
Employee Benefits Security Administration 4 $116,102.00
Farm Credit Administration 4 $144,516.50
Offices, Boards and Divisions 4 $148,256.50
Federal Transit Administration 4 $95,917.75
Armed Forces Retirement Home 3 $78,602.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 2 $156,389.50
Office of Administrative Services 2 $88,210.50
Export-Import Bank of the United States 2 $107,435.50
Office of Secretary of Transportation 2 $120,064.50
Federal Emergency Management Agency 2 $105,537.00
Rural Utilities Service 2 $132,851.50
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $159,034.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $146,010.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 1 $84,962.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $80,769.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $107,435.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $60,210.00
Indian Affairs 1 $137,855.00
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 1 $107,894.00
Government National Mortgage Association 1 $162,650.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 1 $138,160.00
Federal Railroad Administration 1 $101,116.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 1 $110,595.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $113,755.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $97,956.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 1 $153,730.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 1 $136,624.00
Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation 1 $100,809.00
Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education 1 $162,125.00

Financial Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Analyst is $135,750.01. The highest paid Financial Analyst made $286,345 in 2017.

Common Financial Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 717
CG - Corporate Graded 328
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 64
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 44
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 30
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 21
OR - Employees Of The Ofr, Treasury 16
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 14
CU - Credit Union Employees 12
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 12
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 5
CX - Senior Expert Positions In The Fdic 3
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 3
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 2
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 1
SO - Sec Emp Formerly Under Es Pay Plan 1
ES - Senior Executive Service 1
SL - Senior Level Positions 1
ZA - Administrative 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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