Financial Manager - Federal Salaries of 2012

Pay Rates for "Financial Manager"

How much does a Financial Manager in the federal government get paid? $126,034.55* *Based on the 2012 average.
766 EMPLOYEES
$96.04M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Financial Manager was the 193rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2012, with 766 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2012, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Financial Management, with an average salary of $107,342.

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 227 $107,342.12
Agency for International Development 91 $123,581.18
Federal Bureau of Investigation 51 $99,797.20
Goddard Space Flight Center 37 $120,211.38
Offices, Boards and Divisions 18 $138,669.22
Veterans Benefits Administration 16 $104,942.13
Indian Health Service 13 $109,592.00
Department of Energy 13 $137,918.15
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 12 $131,500.42
Federal Emergency Management Agency 11 $118,368.45
Departmental Offices 11 $144,068.82
Food and Nutrition Service 10 $129,955.80
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 10 $143,410.00
Environmental Protection Agency 10 $151,533.30
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 7 $129,609.29
Department of State 7 $148,573.00
National Park Service 6 $112,607.83
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 6 $167,544.83
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 5 $120,865.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 5 $123,157.00
Bureau of Reclamation 5 $112,014.40
Internal Revenue Service 5 $164,775.40
National Institutes of Health 4 $138,846.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 4 $157,505.25
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 4 $168,946.25
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 4 $168,481.00
National Credit Union Administration 4 $179,519.50
Ames Research Center 4 $159,604.25
U.S. Mint 4 $130,902.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 3 $175,130.33
Headquarters, Nasa 3 $141,847.33
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 3 $166,451.33
Peace Corps 3 $131,229.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 3 $200,409.33
Patent and Trademark Office 3 $166,551.33
Federal Highway Administration 3 $96,036.67
Office of Comptroller of Currency 3 $233,012.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 3 $5,400.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 3 $166,390.00
U.S. Coast Guard 3 $145,585.67
Federal Trade Commission 2 $164,750.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 2 $113,175.00
Government Printing Office 2 $163,220.00
Program Support Center 2 $165,355.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 2 $140,854.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 2 $152,410.50
Health Resources and Services Administration 2 $164,565.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 2 $154,424.00
Langley Research Center 2 $147,100.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 2 $163,500.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $122,697.50
Dryden Flight Research Center 2 $137,075.50
U.S. Secret Service 2 $168,164.00
Bureau of the Public Debt 2 $124,359.50
National Archives and Records Administration 2 $149,979.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 2 $163,755.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $160,433.00
Office of Personnel Management 2 $176,100.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 2 $174,079.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 2 $172,892.50
Small Business Administration 2 $159,111.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 2 $147,879.50
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $158,192.50
Consumer Product Safety Commission 2 $158,711.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $197,147.50
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 2 $160,005.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 2 $88,641.50
National Gallery of Art 2 $155,805.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 2 $167,940.00
Indian Affairs 2 $91,160.50
Agricultural Research Service 2 $145,433.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $158,732.50
National Transportation Safety Board 2 $167,712.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $122,993.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 2 $105,683.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $235,700.00
Morris K Udall Scholarship...foundation 1 $63,000.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $119,238.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $165,300.00
Government National Mortgage Association 1 $179,700.00
Departmental Administration 1 $156,199.00
U.S. Marshals Service 1 $177,000.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $176,357.00
Federal Railroad Administration 1 $166,000.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $168,000.00
International-American Foundation 1 $109,807.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $98,490.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $127,883.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $188,389.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 1 $140,274.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1 $167,196.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $144,385.00
Bureau of Land Management 1 $95,300.00
Employment and Training Administration 1 $140,259.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $171,424.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $155,500.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $136,483.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $145,259.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $165,300.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 1 $155,500.00
Office of the Director 1 $164,830.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $152,635.00
National Protection and Programs Directorate 1 $148,510.00
Forest Service 1 $111,148.00
1 $142,301.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $152,785.00
Pretrial Services Agency 1 $155,500.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $152,635.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 1 $171,600.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 1 $155,500.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $148,510.00
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 1 $144,535.00
Office of Special Counsel 1 $140,259.00
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 1 $155,500.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $164,416.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 1 $152,709.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1 $155,500.00
Presidio Trust 1 $216,081.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $142,259.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $179,700.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $158,579.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 1 $184,200.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $145,700.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 1 $167,800.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $160,060.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $125,695.00
Denali Commission 1 $101,286.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 1 $172,000.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $169,728.00
Bureau of Industry and Security 1 $148,675.00
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1 $127,883.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $165,300.00
Federal Acquisition Service 1 $146,527.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $173,600.00

Financial Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Manager is $126,034.55. The highest paid Financial Manager made $249,070 in 2012.

Common Financial Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 527
ES - Senior Executive Service 111
FO - Foreign Service Officers 49
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 31
FE - Senior Foreign Service 7
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 6
SL - Senior Level Positions 5
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 4
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 3
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 3
CU - Credit Union Employees 3
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 2
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 2
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 2
SO - Sec Emp Formerly Under Es Pay Plan 1
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 1
ZZ - Nonapplicable 1
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 1
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 1
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 1
ZA - Administrative 1
EX - Executive Pay 1
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 1
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 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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