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Financial Manager - Federal Salaries of 2013

Pay Rates for "Financial Manager"

How much does a Financial Manager in the federal government get paid? $127,085.79* *Based on the 2013 average.
726 EMPLOYEES
$91.76M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Financial Manager was the 195th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2013, with 726 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2013, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Financial Management, with an average salary of $108,199.

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 235 $108,198.91
Agency for International Development 102 $117,975.13
Goddard Space Flight Center 37 $121,240.81
Veterans Benefits Administration 15 $110,079.07
Offices, Boards and Divisions 15 $140,673.67
Department of Energy 15 $139,736.40
Indian Health Service 14 $105,233.86
Federal Emergency Management Agency 12 $122,856.00
Environmental Protection Agency 10 $151,316.80
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 10 $131,643.30
Departmental Offices 10 $139,769.20
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 9 $144,406.89
Food and Nutrition Service 8 $129,543.50
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 7 $134,742.86
Department of State 6 $152,367.67
Internal Revenue Service 6 $164,525.33
National Park Service 6 $115,539.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 6 $121,951.33
National Credit Union Administration 5 $185,469.00
U.S. Mint 5 $128,354.80
Bureau of Reclamation 5 $112,504.40
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 5 $169,125.40
Ames Research Center 4 $157,225.25
National Institutes of Health 4 $138,627.50
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 4 $158,078.25
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 4 $169,977.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 4 $121,698.00
Patent and Trademark Office 3 $166,551.33
Headquarters, Nasa 3 $144,501.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 3 $163,957.33
Peace Corps 3 $118,012.67
Office of Comptroller of Currency 3 $236,421.67
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 3 $0.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 3 $169,610.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 3 $166,390.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 3 $171,152.67
Langley Research Center 2 $142,200.00
Foreign Agricultural Service 2 $106,839.50
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 2 $138,196.50
Dryden Flight Research Center 2 $139,187.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 2 $162,755.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $159,017.50
National Archives and Records Administration 2 $159,243.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $167,949.50
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $160,630.00
Office of Personnel Management 2 $176,100.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 2 $149,942.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 2 $90,005.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 2 $210,908.00
National Transportation Safety Board 2 $167,512.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $165,700.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 2 $175,850.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $158,732.50
U.S. International Trade Commission 2 $152,504.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 2 $167,940.00
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 2 $160,720.50
Program Support Center 2 $167,417.50
Office of Secretary of Transportation 2 $142,607.00
Agricultural Research Service 2 $165,300.00
Indian Affairs 2 $91,160.50
Food and Drug Administration 2 $172,614.00
Federal Highway Administration 2 $94,973.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $124,604.50
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2 $167,119.50
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 2 $144,741.00
Government Printing Office 2 $163,720.00
Federal Housing Finance Agency 2 $123,217.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $125,371.50
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 2 $152,410.50
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 2 $165,750.00
Surface Transportation Board 2 $130,355.50
National Labor Relations Board 1 $164,830.00
Federal Acquisition Service 1 $144,990.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $136,134.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $160,060.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1 $155,500.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $168,607.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 1 $152,709.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 1 $165,300.00
Maritime Administration 1 $141,066.00
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 1 $179,700.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 1 $174,200.00
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council 1 $105,211.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $158,579.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $136,771.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $155,500.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 1 $144,385.00
Denali Commission 1 $107,243.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $163,924.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $125,695.00
U.S. Secret Service 1 $175,000.00
Bureau of the Public Debt 1 $136,483.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $230,700.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 1 $171,600.00
Office of the Director 1 $166,830.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $173,037.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $140,274.00
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 1 $155,500.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 1 $115,731.00
Government National Mortgage Association 1 $179,700.00
Pretrial Services Agency 1 $155,500.00
National Gallery of Art 1 $155,500.00
National Protection and Programs Directorate 1 $148,510.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $136,134.00
U.S. Marshals Service 1 $169,300.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $165,418.00
Federal Trade Commission 1 $174,000.00
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1 $132,009.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $172,500.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 1 $165,300.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $123,758.00
Bureau of Land Management 1 $94,300.00
Office of Special Counsel 1 $140,259.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $122,744.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $144,385.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $169,728.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $99,913.00
Employment and Training Administration 1 $155,500.00
U.S. Tax Court 1 $140,259.00
Presidio Trust 1 $216,081.00
Selective Service System 1 $127,883.00
Forest Service 1 $111,148.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $173,600.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $144,385.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 1 $155,500.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $165,300.00
Vietnam Education Foundation 1 $90,000.00
Federal Railroad Administration 1 $166,000.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 1 $144,385.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $165,300.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $152,635.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $148,510.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $145,700.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 1 $152,857.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $164,416.00
Morris K Udall Scholarship...foundation 1 $63,000.00
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 1 $144,385.00

Financial Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Manager is $127,085.79. The highest paid Financial Manager made $247,640 in 2013.

Common Financial Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 479
ES - Senior Executive Service 110
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 45
FO - Foreign Service Officers 42
FE - Senior Foreign Service 11
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 4
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 4
SL - Senior Level Positions 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
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 2
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 2
SS - Senior Staff Positions 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
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
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 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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