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Financial Manager - Federal Salaries of 2009

Pay Rates for "Financial Manager"

How much does a Financial Manager in the federal government get paid? $119,929.30* *Based on the 2009 average.
696 EMPLOYEES
$83.47M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Financial Manager was the 200th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2009, with 696 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2009, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Financial Management, with an average salary of $106,399.

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 225 $106,398.80
Agency for International Development 73 $111,707.52
Federal Bureau of Investigation 53 $94,754.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 23 $69,911.26
Offices, Boards and Divisions 17 $128,979.53
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 15 $121,959.40
Department of Energy 15 $137,961.67
Indian Health Service 15 $98,391.60
Environmental Protection Agency 12 $150,507.08
Veterans Benefits Administration 11 $101,533.27
Federal Emergency Management Agency 10 $120,284.90
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 9 $142,243.56
Department of State 8 $140,195.00
Food and Nutrition Service 7 $121,664.57
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 7 $141,159.43
Departmental Offices 6 $138,889.67
Internal Revenue Service 5 $159,128.80
National Park Service 5 $121,046.40
Ames Research Center 5 $152,543.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 4 $171,771.50
Federal Highway Administration 4 $108,848.25
Office of Comptroller of Currency 4 $205,588.25
National Institutes of Health 4 $134,087.75
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 4 $168,243.50
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 4 $111,044.50
National Archives and Records Administration 4 $141,926.50
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3 $157,472.67
U.S. Coast Guard 3 $139,850.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 3 $174,050.00
Indian Affairs 3 $80,988.33
National Credit Union Administration 3 $170,420.33
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 3 $154,761.67
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 3 $105,069.00
Government Printing Office 3 $158,209.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 3 $132,971.00
U.S. Mint 3 $135,008.67
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 2 $198,936.50
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 2 $155,905.50
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 2 $142,023.00
Langley Research Center 2 $147,144.00
Patent and Trademark Office 2 $168,149.50
Dryden Flight Research Center 2 $129,310.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $173,000.50
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $169,950.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 2 $159,400.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 2 $159,970.50
Office of Personnel Management 2 $173,475.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 2 $94,553.50
U.S. Secret Service 2 $165,154.00
Small Business Administration 2 $146,831.00
Forest Service 2 $106,770.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 2 $158,007.00
National Gallery of Art 2 $150,026.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 2 $152,112.00
International-American Foundation 2 $98,518.00
National Transportation Safety Board 2 $164,602.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 2 $164,154.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 2 $143,472.50
Bureau of Reclamation 2 $111,858.50
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $151,980.50
2 $119,228.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1 $153,200.00
Maritime Administration 1 $138,161.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $156,200.00
Presidio Trust 1 $171,561.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $128,886.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $130,118.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 1 $153,053.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $153,200.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $167,692.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $143,000.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 1 $133,679.00
Peace Corps 1 $154,700.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $162,900.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $144,997.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $134,914.00
Federal Acquisition Service 1 $140,247.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $229,050.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $123,519.00
Morris K Udall Scholarship...foundation 1 $130,096.00
Program Support Center 1 $174,720.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 1 $149,025.00
Bureau of the Public Debt 1 $122,937.00
U.S. Marshals Service 1 $130,388.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $92,723.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $164,607.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 1 $177,000.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $164,160.00
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 1 $154,700.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 1 $157,081.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $160,925.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $176,292.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1 $148,790.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $177,000.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $130,886.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 1 $177,000.00
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1 $106,145.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $161,543.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $155,290.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 1 $140,000.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 1 $167,900.00
Employment Standards Administration 1 $153,200.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $112,995.00
Office of the Director 1 $149,997.00
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 1 $136,941.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $153,898.00
Department of Veterans Affairs 1 $80,402.00
Employment and Training Administration 1 $142,469.00
Selective Service System 1 $153,053.00
Departmental Administration 1 $148,340.00
Pretrial Services Agency 1 $144,997.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 1 $155,404.00
International Trade Administration 1 $169,176.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 1 $177,000.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 1 $153,200.00
Federal Railroad Administration 1 $147,992.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $123,977.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $165,500.00
Government National Mortgage Association 1 $177,000.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $177,000.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $166,400.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $145,456.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 1 $128,886.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $132,914.00
Office of Special Counsel 1 $152,969.00
Bureau of Land Management 1 $94,159.00
Bureau of the Census 1 $160,784.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $171,000.00

Financial Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Manager is $119,929.30. The highest paid Financial Manager made $242,999 in 2009.

Common Financial Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 484
ES - Senior Executive Service 95
FO - Foreign Service Officers 49
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 18
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 17
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 5
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 4
FE - Senior Foreign Service 4
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 3
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 2
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 2
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 2
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 1
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 1
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 1
PG - Printing Office Grades 1
ZA - Administrative 1
SO - Sec Emp Formerly Under Es Pay Plan 1
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 1
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 1
SS - Senior Staff Positions 1

Starting Paygrade: $26,915.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $142,180.00 / 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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