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Financial Manager - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Financial Manager"

How much does a Financial Manager in the federal government get paid? $124,422.70* *Based on the 2010 average.
744 EMPLOYEES
$92.57M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Financial Manager was the 195th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 744 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2010, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Financial Management, with an average salary of $108,074.

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 $108,073.57
Agency for International Development 82 $124,858.09
Federal Bureau of Investigation 53 $98,925.26
Goddard Space Flight Center 34 $120,253.38
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 17 $85,237.18
Offices, Boards and Divisions 17 $135,389.18
Department of Energy 16 $141,944.31
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 15 $125,601.13
Environmental Protection Agency 12 $154,968.42
Veterans Benefits Administration 12 $92,273.33
Federal Emergency Management Agency 10 $124,228.80
Indian Health Service 10 $105,577.30
Departmental Offices 9 $137,691.89
Department of State 8 $145,820.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 8 $143,672.75
Food and Nutrition Service 8 $132,226.75
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 6 $143,812.50
Ames Research Center 5 $157,262.60
National Institutes of Health 4 $137,814.75
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 4 $156,370.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 4 $167,184.25
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 4 $165,833.50
Internal Revenue Service 4 $165,082.25
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 4 $118,647.50
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 4 $113,471.50
Bureau of Reclamation 4 $108,610.75
National Archives and Records Administration 4 $148,862.75
Securities and Exchange Commission 4 $168,052.75
Federal Highway Administration 3 $101,056.33
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 3 $163,348.33
U.S. Coast Guard 3 $145,585.67
National Credit Union Administration 3 $182,828.67
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 3 $157,215.00
U.S. Mint 3 $156,589.33
Office of Comptroller of Currency 3 $232,488.67
National Park Service 3 $119,030.33
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 3 $109,341.67
Government Printing Office 3 $158,316.67
Peace Corps 3 $128,593.33
National Transportation Safety Board 2 $167,512.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 2 $150,279.50
Indian Affairs 2 $89,490.50
Food Safety and Inspection Service 2 $133,932.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $117,162.00
2 $124,179.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 2 $174,079.00
Bureau of the Public Debt 2 $121,234.50
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 2 $177,545.50
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 2 $143,989.50
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $160,283.00
Langley Research Center 2 $148,996.00
Patent and Trademark Office 2 $174,071.50
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $159,069.50
Dryden Flight Research Center 2 $129,060.50
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $165,700.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 2 $83,186.50
John C. Stennis Space Center 2 $136,191.50
U.S. Marshals Service 2 $154,846.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 2 $175,372.50
Morris K Udall Scholarship...foundation 2 $97,280.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 2 $163,750.00
Office of Personnel Management 2 $176,100.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 2 $101,111.50
U.S. Secret Service 2 $164,270.00
Small Business Administration 2 $149,714.50
Forest Service 2 $109,172.50
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 2 $169,850.00
National Gallery of Art 2 $151,442.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 2 $142,629.50
International-American Foundation 2 $105,355.50
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $136,134.00
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 1 $144,385.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $183,389.00
Selective Service System 1 $156,250.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $139,134.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $137,334.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 1 $140,259.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 1 $159,499.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $173,924.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $176,497.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 1 $152,635.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 1 $170,800.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $235,200.00
Government National Mortgage Association 1 $179,700.00
Office of the Director 1 $152,635.00
Federal Railroad Administration 1 $156,132.00
Presidio Trust 1 $224,081.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 1 $177,000.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $140,259.00
Bureau of Land Management 1 $94,750.00
Pretrial Services Agency 1 $152,635.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 1 $135,692.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $145,700.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $169,728.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 1 $138,094.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $144,385.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $156,000.00
Federal Acquisition Service 1 $142,947.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $208,320.00
Employment and Training Administration 1 $150,385.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $163,579.00
Office of Special Counsel 1 $136,134.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $174,300.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $179,700.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 1 $155,500.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $125,695.00
Departmental Administration 1 $152,635.00
Maritime Administration 1 $149,615.00
Program Support Center 1 $182,200.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 1 $145,000.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $148,510.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $97,936.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $99,690.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $155,500.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 1 $164,300.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $155,500.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1 $158,000.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $166,300.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $140,259.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $148,510.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $168,000.00
International Trade Administration 1 $179,327.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $165,300.00
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1 $112,224.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $155,500.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $152,635.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $163,857.00
Bureau of the Census 1 $167,215.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $168,607.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $115,731.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $177,754.00
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 1 $155,500.00

Financial Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Manager is $124,422.70. The highest paid Financial Manager made $247,500 in 2010.

Common Financial Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 524
ES - Senior Executive Service 98
FO - Foreign Service Officers 46
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 25
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 11
FE - Senior Foreign Service 9
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 6
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 3
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 3
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 2
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 2
CU - Credit Union Employees 2
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 1
SS - Senior Staff Positions 1
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 1
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 1
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 1
PG - Printing Office Grades 1
ZA - Administrative 1
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 1
SO - Sec Emp Formerly Under Es Pay Plan 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

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The series code of this occupation is 0505.

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