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Financial Manager - Federal Salaries of 2014

Pay Rates for "Financial Manager"

How much does a Financial Manager in the federal government get paid? $127,035.13* *Based on the 2014 average.
723 EMPLOYEES
$91.47M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Financial Manager was the 249th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2014, with 723 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2014, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Financial Management, with an average salary of $108,026.

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 237 $108,026.29
U.S. Agency for International Development 112 $110,349.25
Goddard Space Flight Center 36 $123,073.83
Offices, Boards and Divisions 16 $145,077.44
Department of Energy 15 $140,280.93
Veterans Benefits Administration 13 $117,792.46
Federal Emergency Management Agency 10 $132,410.20
Food and Nutrition Service 10 $127,808.10
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 10 $133,387.60
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 9 $133,436.33
Indian Health Service 9 $108,067.89
Environmental Protection Agency 8 $152,210.88
Departmental Offices 8 $141,788.38
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 6 $138,733.83
Department of State 6 $156,428.83
U.S. Mint 5 $134,147.60
Internal Revenue Service 5 $170,819.20
Bureau of Reclamation 5 $112,933.40
National Park Service 5 $121,993.40
Ames Research Center 5 $157,048.60
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 5 $165,812.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 5 $114,983.40
Federal Highway Administration 4 $97,164.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 4 $128,473.25
Customs and Border Protection 4 $172,625.75
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 4 $176,703.75
National Credit Union Administration 4 $192,726.50
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 3 $0.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 3 $155,090.33
National Institutes of Health 3 $167,220.33
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 3 $168,039.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 3 $222,815.67
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 3 $142,752.00
Headquarters, Nasa 3 $147,377.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 3 $171,856.33
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 3 $176,202.67
Patent and Trademark Office 3 $174,500.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $161,319.00
Federal Trade Commission 2 $164,550.00
Presidio Trust 2 $219,915.50
Program Support Center 2 $172,516.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 2 $165,740.00
Food and Drug Administration 2 $167,868.50
Federal Housing Finance Agency 2 $125,893.00
Citizenship and Immigration Services 2 $168,090.00
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $166,521.00
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 2 $165,132.00
Peace Corps 2 $139,663.50
Office of Secretary of Transportation 2 $146,620.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $128,707.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $163,050.00
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 2 $131,050.00
Rural Housing Service 2 $163,274.50
Foreign Agricultural Service 2 $109,981.50
Natural Resources Conservation Service 2 $165,266.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $169,649.50
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 2 $151,463.50
U.S. Marshals Service 2 $163,986.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 2 $173,833.50
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 2 $169,158.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 2 $154,328.00
Indian Affairs 2 $94,515.50
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $125,848.00
Government Printing Office 2 $166,032.50
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 2 $159,717.00
Langley Research Center 2 $147,500.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 2 $150,681.50
National Archives and Records Administration 2 $162,150.00
Office of Personnel Management 2 $177,875.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $154,301.00
National Protection and Programs Directorate 1 $149,993.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $145,827.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 1 $175,194.00
Government National Mortgage Association 1 $179,700.00
International-American Foundation 1 $106,263.00
U.S. Tax Court 1 $145,827.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $149,993.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $167,302.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 1 $167,001.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $172,150.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $126,949.00
Small Business Administration 1 $158,995.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $195,927.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $180,651.00
National Gallery of Art 1 $112,275.00
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1 $137,494.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $123,970.00
Selective Service System 1 $133,328.00
National Transportation Safety Board 1 $179,952.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 1 $137,494.00
Federal Railroad Administration 1 $169,088.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 1 $97,657.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $137,494.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 1 $154,879.00
Maritime Administration 1 $142,475.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $124,995.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $157,100.00
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 1 $157,100.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $137,994.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 1 $161,600.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 1 $179,700.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $173,123.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 1 $93,660.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $175,336.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $107,421.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $124,995.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $168,606.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $148,827.00
Forest Service 1 $112,261.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $178,000.00
African Development Foundation 1 $157,100.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $165,662.00
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 1 $179,700.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 1 $145,827.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $202,306.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 1 $121,429.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $157,768.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $129,161.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 1 $137,494.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 1 $157,100.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $154,160.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1 $157,100.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 1 $176,000.00
Denali Commission 1 $108,317.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $180,000.00
Morris K. Udall & Stewart L. Udall Foundation 1 $63,630.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $168,607.00
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council 1 $109,804.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $197,430.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $165,565.00
Office of the Director 1 $166,478.00
Pretrial Services Agency 1 $157,100.00
Office of Special Counsel 1 $149,993.00
Vietnam Education Foundation 1 $95,950.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $147,157.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 1 $150,291.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1 $181,500.00
U.S. Secret Service 1 $177,625.00

Financial Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Manager is $127,035.13. The highest paid Financial Manager made $256,081 in 2014.

Common Financial Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 476
ES - Senior Executive Service 110
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 57
FO - Foreign Service Officers 43
FE - Senior Foreign Service 9
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 5
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 3
CU - Credit Union Employees 3
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 3
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 2
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 2
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 2
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 1
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 1
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 1
SS - Senior Staff Positions 1
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 1
ZA - Administrative 1

Starting Paygrade: $27,184.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $143,598.00 / 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
Diagnostic Radiologic TechnologistTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Accounting TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Financial AnalysisAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Industrial SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Fingerprint IdentificationClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Financial Management Pay Trend from 2004 to 2019

In 2004, the average pay for a Financial Manager was $99,268. Since then, the average pay has increased to $139,880 in 2019.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0505.

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