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Financial Manager - Federal Salaries of 2007

Pay Rates for "Financial Manager"

How much does a Financial Manager in the federal government get paid? $113,442.84* *Based on the 2007 average.
658 EMPLOYEES
$74.53M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Financial Manager was the 200th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2007, with 658 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2007, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Financial Management, with an average salary of $100,483.

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 200 $100,482.88
Agency for International Development 66 $96,851.20
Federal Bureau of Investigation 53 $86,759.38
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 19 $110,364.00
Department of Energy 17 $131,145.82
Indian Health Service 15 $91,353.27
Offices, Boards and Divisions 15 $110,278.47
Veterans Benefits Administration 10 $102,641.90
Environmental Protection Agency 10 $139,346.70
Food and Nutrition Service 8 $129,199.25
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 8 $126,745.75
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 7 $133,337.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 6 $141,390.33
Department of State 6 $126,808.83
Federal Highway Administration 6 $100,726.33
Departmental Offices 6 $140,589.67
Office of Comptroller of Currency 5 $177,791.40
Internal Revenue Service 5 $144,447.60
Federal Emergency Management Agency 5 $129,942.80
National Park Service 5 $108,902.40
National Archives and Records Administration 4 $126,277.50
U.S. Mint 4 $120,541.50
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 4 $147,959.50
U.S. Coast Guard 4 $121,894.75
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 4 $148,156.00
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 4 $140,488.00
Bureau of Reclamation 4 $110,020.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 4 $108,619.25
Ames Research Center 3 $139,807.33
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 3 $137,007.33
National Institutes of Health 3 $145,957.67
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3 $142,240.33
Dryden Flight Research Center 3 $130,870.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 3 $121,304.67
Small Business Administration 3 $141,896.33
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 3 $168,524.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 3 $104,547.33
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 3 $132,079.67
Forest Service 3 $103,233.67
Indian Affairs 3 $74,304.67
National Credit Union Administration 3 $151,408.67
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 3 $96,469.33
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $137,005.50
Foreign Agricultural Service 2 $81,411.50
U.S. Secret Service 2 $144,756.50
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 2 $154,720.50
Government National Mortgage Association 2 $148,100.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 2 $107,519.50
International-American Foundation 2 $87,338.00
Patent and Trademark Office 2 $152,540.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 2 $148,112.00
Langley Research Center 2 $141,942.50
Government Printing Office 2 $152,650.00
Office of Personnel Management 2 $162,750.00
2 $102,092.50
Peace Corps 2 $143,895.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $160,550.00
National Transportation Safety Board 2 $170,415.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 2 $149,690.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 2 $128,135.50
Maritime Administration 2 $118,271.00
Departmental Administration 2 $114,665.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 1 $168,000.00
Office of the Director 1 $128,757.00
African Development Foundation 1 $143,471.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 1 $165,198.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 1 $141,219.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 1 $136,273.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 1 $168,000.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $145,000.00
Pretrial Services Agency 1 $132,435.00
International Trade Administration 1 $159,600.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $136,273.00
Office of National Drug Control Policy 1 $121,399.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 1 $103,204.00
Employment and Training Administration 1 $125,078.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $95,056.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $153,800.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $165,200.00
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 1 $121,399.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $115,848.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $143,471.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 1 $143,471.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $117,721.00
Presidio Trust 1 $166,000.00
Bureau of the Census 1 $154,600.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $155,076.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $79,397.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $112,586.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $128,757.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $143,471.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $129,457.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 1 $117,721.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 1 $136,482.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $189,891.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $132,435.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1 $143,471.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $145,112.00
Federal Acquisition Service 1 $123,731.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $204,209.00
Bureau of Land Management 1 $86,098.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $143,471.00
Financial Management Service 1 $136,114.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $154,600.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $114,042.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $154,600.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $121,967.00
National Gallery of Art 1 $128,578.00
Bureau of the Public Debt 1 $108,320.00
Morris K Udall Scholarship...foundation 1 $117,082.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 1 $150,000.00
Program Support Center 1 $158,431.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $115,713.00
Selective Service System 1 $132,435.00
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 1 $139,793.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $144,207.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $152,000.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $141,750.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $150,740.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $153,405.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $110,363.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $159,158.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $168,000.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $162,300.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 1 $150,960.00
U.S. Marshals Service 1 $158,297.00
Federal Aviation Administration 1 $132,435.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 1 $145,500.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $153,471.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 1 $143,000.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 1 $157,674.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $154,600.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $121,399.00
Federal Railroad Administration 1 $140,563.00

Financial Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Manager is $113,442.84. The highest paid Financial Manager made $214,146 in 2007.

Common Financial Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 442
ES - Senior Executive Service 96
FO - Foreign Service Officers 40
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 27
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 21
FE - Senior Foreign Service 6
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 5
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 4
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 2
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 2
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 1
EX - Executive Pay 1
EG - Consultant (other) 1
SO - Sec Emp Formerly Under Es Pay Plan 1
ZA - Administrative 1
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 1
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 1
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 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 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Financial Manager was $99,268. Since then, the average pay has increased to $134,671 in 2017.


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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