Financial Manager - Federal Salaries of 2006

Pay Rates for "Financial Manager"

How much does a Financial Manager in the federal government get paid? $109,742.26* *Based on the 2006 average.
661 EMPLOYEES
$72.43M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Financial Manager was the 200th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2006, with 661 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2006, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Financial Management, with an average salary of $97,548.

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 190 $97,548.35
Agency for International Development 71 $99,484.39
Federal Bureau of Investigation 53 $82,454.28
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 25 $101,626.00
Department of Energy 16 $127,901.63
Indian Health Service 13 $87,165.85
Veterans Benefits Administration 13 $98,779.00
Federal Highway Administration 12 $92,438.00
Environmental Protection Agency 9 $129,111.11
Food and Nutrition Service 9 $120,780.44
Offices, Boards and Divisions 9 $118,702.78
National Park Service 7 $101,285.43
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 7 $124,959.29
Departmental Offices 7 $135,337.14
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 7 $120,932.71
U.S. Mint 6 $109,814.50
Internal Revenue Service 5 $137,268.40
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 5 $127,646.80
National Archives and Records Administration 5 $124,941.20
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 5 $142,674.00
Department of State 5 $126,471.40
Office of Comptroller of Currency 5 $157,549.80
U.S. Secret Service 4 $135,965.50
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 4 $135,611.50
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 4 $103,007.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 4 $128,542.25
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 4 $100,262.50
Indian Affairs 3 $71,949.67
Bureau of Reclamation 3 $106,178.00
Ames Research Center 3 $132,139.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 3 $128,704.67
John C. Stennis Space Center 3 $112,177.33
Office of Personnel Management 3 $149,700.00
National Institutes of Health 3 $139,486.00
Small Business Administration 3 $135,832.33
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 3 $153,812.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 3 $100,076.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 3 $160,911.33
Forest Service 3 $100,409.00
U.S. Coast Guard 3 $106,563.00
National Credit Union Administration 3 $146,393.33
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 3 $149,781.33
Government Printing Office 2 $149,500.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 2 $124,900.50
Export-Import Bank of the United States 2 $152,000.00
Langley Research Center 2 $139,743.50
Maritime Administration 2 $114,797.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $136,745.50
Departmental Administration 2 $92,031.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $133,137.50
Presidio Trust 2 $156,190.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 2 $84,179.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 2 $128,964.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 2 $150,975.00
Food and Drug Administration 2 $128,428.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 2 $104,646.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 2 $149,751.50
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $154,300.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 2 $133,537.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 2 $134,984.00
Government National Mortgage Association 2 $144,009.00
Peace Corps 2 $139,055.50
International-American Foundation 2 $83,797.50
National Gallery of Art 2 $135,136.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 2 $141,883.50
National Transportation Safety Board 2 $145,026.00
U.S. Marshals Service 2 $136,166.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 1 $139,389.00
Morris K Udall Scholarship...foundation 1 $115,000.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $146,863.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 1 $150,166.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 1 $133,850.00
Bureau of the Census 1 $152,000.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 1 $165,200.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $121,856.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $111,104.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $125,439.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $189,090.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $147,000.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $151,160.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $139,774.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 1 $100,547.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $118,272.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 1 $132,607.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $139,774.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 1 $132,618.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $114,688.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $139,774.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 1 $140,000.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $126,987.00
Office of the Director 1 $125,439.00
Office of National Drug Control Policy 1 $118,272.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 1 $150,000.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $106,641.00
Employment Standards Administration 1 $139,774.00
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 1 $118,272.00
Pretrial Services Agency 1 $121,856.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $113,791.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $165,200.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $125,439.00
Employment and Training Administration 1 $121,856.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $152,035.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $152,000.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $208,169.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 1 $133,900.00
Financial Management Service 1 $132,607.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 1 $140,774.00
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 1 $103,594.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $118,272.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $139,774.00
African Development Foundation 1 $139,774.00
Bureau of the Public Debt 1 $102,964.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $121,856.00
Bureau of Land Management 1 $84,314.00
Federal Technology Service 1 $120,124.00
Selective Service System 1 $129,023.00
International Trade Administration 1 $152,000.00
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 1 $136,191.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1 $136,191.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $118,828.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $152,000.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $148,937.00
Patent and Trademark Office 1 $152,000.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $121,856.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 1 $136,191.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $112,734.00
Program Support Center 1 $149,463.00
Federal Aviation Administration 1 $125,439.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $165,200.00

Financial Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Manager is $109,742.26. The highest paid Financial Manager made $208,169 in 2006.

Common Financial Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 448
ES - Senior Executive Service 83
FO - Foreign Service Officers 42
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 32
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 22
FE - Senior Foreign Service 6
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 5
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 5
SL - Senior Level Positions 4
PG - Printing Office Grades 2
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 2
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 2
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 1
EX - Executive Pay 1
SO - Sec Emp Formerly Under Es Pay Plan 1
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 1
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 1
SS - Senior Staff Positions 1

Starting Paygrade: $26,233.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $138,572.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management
Occupation Family: 0500 ACCOUNTING AND BUDGET GROUP

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
Respiratory TherapistTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Military PayClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Commissary ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Agricultural MarketingAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Outdoor Recreation PlanningAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Financial Management Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Financial Manager was $99,268. Since then, the average pay has increased to $135,006 in 2018.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0505.

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