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Financial Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2019

Pay Rates for "Financial Analyst"

How much does a Financial Analyst in the federal government get paid? $144,337.34* *Based on the 2019 average.
1,133 EMPLOYEES
$153.86M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Financial Analyst was the 234th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2019, with 1,133 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2019, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation hired the most employees titled Financial Analysis, with an average salary of $182,417.

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 277 $182,417.03
Small Business Administration 85 $122,435.07
Federal Housing Finance Agency 69 $183,444.22
Departmental Offices 59 $140,500.03
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 46 $108,721.87
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 46 $130,803.65
Securities and Exchange Commission 44 $206,690.50
Federal Bureau of Investigation 42 $132,410.67
Environmental Protection Agency 39 $122,410.85
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 34 $120,401.97
Office of General Counsel (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 29 $116,078.86
Department of Energy 29 $112,596.97
Office of Comptroller of Currency 25 $161,090.44
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 22 $102,697.14
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 21 $103,139.62
Internal Revenue Service 16 $137,535.94
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 15 $104,395.13
Federal Student Aid 15 $124,459.07
Veterans Health Administration 13 $104,420.92
National Credit Union Administration 12 $0.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 11 $102,861.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 11 $119,214.36
Office of Secretary of Transportation 10 $137,148.90
Maritime Administration 10 $123,225.60
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 10 $113,826.80
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 10 $114,110.10
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 9 $129,305.89
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 9 $110,347.56
Foreign Agricultural Service 9 $116,971.89
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 9 $104,303.67
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 8 $103,100.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 6 $159,471.17
National Park Service 6 $99,951.00
Federal Transit Administration 5 $103,744.40
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 5 $113,675.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 5 $107,630.00
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 5 $99,135.80
Farm Credit Administration 5 $0.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 4 $120,728.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 4 $72,815.25
Employee Benefits Security Administration 4 $123,778.25
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 4 $122,409.25
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 4 $105,958.00
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 3 $108,777.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 3 $89,472.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 3 $107,764.33
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $76,921.50
Office of Administrative Services 2 $92,744.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 2 $115,699.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 1 $99,172.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $77,082.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $115,699.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $147,038.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 1 $165,417.00
Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation 1 $0.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $122,310.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $109,088.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $152,352.00
U.S. Agency for International Development 1 $125,005.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $152,352.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 1 $119,004.00
Morris K. Udall & Stewart L. Udall Foundation 1 $58,667.00
Rural Utilities Service 1 $152,352.00
Fpac Business Center 1 $87,030.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $84,543.00
Indian Affairs 1 $140,901.00

Financial Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Analyst is $144,337.34. The highest paid Financial Analyst made $278,275 in 2019.

Common Financial Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 666
CG - Corporate Graded 254
EL - Non-executive Positions At The Federal Housing Finance Agency 64
SK - Non-supervisorty Postions Employed By The Securities And Exchange Commission (sec) And Formerly Under Gs Pay 43
NB - Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Only 25
CM - Fdic Supervisory And Managerial Positions Below The Executive Level Only 20
CU - Credit Union Employees 12
CN - Bureau Of Consumer Financial Protect(cfpb) Independent Agcy Within The Fed Res Syst(use By Cfpb Only) 11
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 9
OR - Employees Of The Office Of Financial Research (ofr) Within The Department Of The Treasury 9
VH - Professional, Administrative, And Managerial 6
LL - Executives At The Federal Housing Finance Agency 5
CX - Senior Expert Positions In The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 3
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified 2
IR - Internal Revenue Service Broadband Classification And Pay System Positions Only 1
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
SO - Executive Positions Employed By The Securities And Exchange Commission (sec) And Formerly Under The Es Pay Pla 1
SL - Senior Level Positions 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
Occupation Family: 1100 BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY GROUP

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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