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Financial Manager - Federal Salaries of 2004

Pay Rates for "Financial Manager"

How much does a Financial Manager in the federal government get paid? $99,267.67* *Based on the 2004 average.

Financial Manager was the 196th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2004, with 764 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2004, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Financial Management, with an average salary of $90,327.

Government Financial Management jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Financial Management 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 classes of positions the duties of which are to manage or direct a program for the management of the financial resources of an organizational segment, field establishment, bureau, department, independent agency, or other organizational entity of the Federal Government when the duties and responsibilities include: (a) developing, coordinating, and maintaining an integrated system of financial staff services including at least accounting, budgeting, and management-financial reporting, and sometimes also one or more of such related staff services as auditing, credit analysis, management analysis, etc.; (b) exercising effective control over the financial resources of the organization; (c) coordinating and synthesizing financial and management data so as to interpret the composite financial results of operations to all levels of the organization's management; (d) advising on, developing, coordinating, and carrying out financial policies, procedures, and plans; (e) reviewing, analyzing, evaluating, and reporting upon program accomplishments in financial terms; and (f) advising and assisting the management officials of the organization served by supplying financial management advice required to make management decisions, establish organizational goals and objectives, and in all respects to manage the organization.

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 Manager

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 197 $90,327.18
U.S. Agency for International Development 67 $98,163.90
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 66 $84,129.78
Forest Service 48 $73,784.79
Federal Bureau of Investigation 44 $75,464.50
Department of State 32 $99,971.81
Veterans Benefits Administration 18 $90,046.61
Department of Energy 18 $117,519.78
Indian Health Service 13 $82,375.08
Federal Highway Administration 12 $87,814.58
Offices, Boards and Divisions 11 $112,399.36
Departmental Offices 9 $127,105.33
Food and Nutrition Service 9 $111,773.00
Environmental Protection Agency 8 $122,230.75
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 7 $118,653.57
Internal Revenue Service 6 $130,607.17
Office of Comptroller of Currency 5 $141,382.20
National Institutes of Health 5 $114,541.60
National Archives and Records Administration 4 $113,142.25
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 4 $145,156.25
Office of Personnel Management 4 $132,885.50
Small Business Administration 4 $132,437.00
U.S. Mint 4 $105,143.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 4 $118,953.75
U.S. Coast Guard 4 $102,363.25
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 4 $131,192.75
National Park Service 4 $103,327.25
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 4 $96,930.25
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 4 $92,476.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 3 $93,420.33
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 3 $104,340.00
National Credit Union Administration 3 $135,858.67
Federal Technology Service 3 $92,845.67
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3 $118,560.67
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 3 $136,810.67
U.S. Secret Service 3 $122,508.00
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 3 $113,255.33
Ous Management 3 $137,128.33
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 3 $142,246.00
Indian Affairs 3 $65,832.67
Bureau of Reclamation 3 $97,094.00
Ames Research Center 3 $144,381.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 2 $128,520.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 2 $98,653.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 2 $107,404.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 2 $139,576.50
Peace Corps 2 $126,956.50
National Gallery of Art 2 $123,926.50
National Transportation Safety Board 2 $136,402.50
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 2 $126,064.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 2 $116,200.00
Maritime Administration 2 $106,415.50
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $132,594.50
Customs and Border Protection 2 $141,800.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 2 $116,034.00
Government Printing Office 2 $136,900.00
Departmental Administration 2 $81,723.50
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 2 $145,600.00
International Trade Administration 2 $118,245.50
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $142,950.00
U.S. Marshals Service 2 $127,717.50
Export-Import Bank of the United States 2 $145,600.00
Office of Administration 2 $61,648.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $123,914.50
Farm Credit Administration 2 $150,176.00
Food and Drug Administration 2 $124,586.50
Langley Research Center 1 $174,100.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 1 $95,189.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 1 $121,671.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $101,674.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $86,531.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $189,810.00
Selective Service System 1 $113,597.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $145,600.00
Federal Aviation Administration 1 $113,597.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 1 $88,051.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $130,305.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $110,256.00
Bureau of the Public Debt 1 $113,134.00
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 1 $123,622.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 1 $145,600.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $145,600.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $130,305.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $130,305.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $130,305.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 1 $130,305.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $145,600.00
African Development Foundation 1 $126,963.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $110,775.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $145,600.00
Bureau of the Census 1 $142,500.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 1 $123,622.00
Office of Justice Programs 1 $145,600.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $120,280.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 1 $124,264.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 1 $145,279.00
Employment and Training Administration 1 $120,280.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 1 $126,963.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $106,914.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1 $126,963.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 1 $118,571.00
Morris K. Udall & Stewart L. Udall Foundation 1 $101,096.00
Trade and Development Agency 1 $107,934.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $145,600.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $123,622.00
Office of the Director 1 $110,256.00
Pretrial Services Agency 1 $130,305.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $145,600.00
Presidio Trust 1 $145,200.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $100,231.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 1 $130,305.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $145,600.00
Program Support Center 1 $132,261.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 1 $123,622.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $113,134.00
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 1 $130,305.00
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 1 $93,732.00
Government National Mortgage Association 1 $145,600.00
Bureau of Land Management 1 $78,868.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $110,775.00
1 $93,732.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $102,253.00
National Council on Disability 1 $96,572.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $136,900.00

Financial Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Manager is $99,267.67. The highest paid Financial Manager made $189,810 in 2004.

Common Financial Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 511
ES - Senior Executive Service 81
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 59
FO - Foreign Service Officers 40
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 39
FE - Senior Foreign Service 9
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 5
SL - Senior Level Positions 4
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 3
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 2
PG - Printing Office Grades 2
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 2
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
SS - Senior Staff Positions 1
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 1
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 1
SO - Sec Emp Formerly Under Es Pay Plan 1
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 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 Management 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
Diagnostic Radiologic TechnologistTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Accounting TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Financial AnalysisAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Industrial SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Fingerprint IdentificationClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Financial Management Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020

In 2004, the average pay for a Financial Manager was $99,268. Since then, the average pay has increased to $145,322 in 2020.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 0505.

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