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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
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
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 5 $114,983.40
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
Federal Highway Administration 4 $97,164.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 4 $128,473.25
Bureau of 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
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
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
Foreign Agricultural Service 2 $109,981.50
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 2 $159,717.00
Federal Housing Finance Agency 2 $125,893.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 2 $165,266.50
Langley Research Center 2 $147,500.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 2 $168,090.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $169,649.50
Dryden Flight Research Center 2 $150,681.50
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $166,521.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 2 $151,463.50
National Archives and Records Administration 2 $162,150.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 2 $165,132.00
U.S. Marshals Service 2 $163,986.00
Office of Personnel Management 2 $177,875.00
Peace Corps 2 $139,663.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 2 $173,833.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $161,319.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 2 $146,620.00
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 2 $169,158.00
Federal Trade Commission 2 $164,550.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $128,707.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 2 $154,328.00
Presidio Trust 2 $219,915.50
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $163,050.00
Indian Affairs 2 $94,515.50
Program Support Center 2 $172,516.00
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 2 $131,050.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $125,848.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 2 $165,740.00
Rural Housing Service 2 $163,274.50
Government Printing Office 2 $166,032.50
Food and Drug Administration 2 $167,868.50
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1 $137,494.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $129,161.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $157,100.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $197,430.00
U.S. Tax Court 1 $145,827.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $148,827.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $123,970.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 1 $137,494.00
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 1 $157,100.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $165,565.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $149,993.00
Forest Service 1 $112,261.00
Selective Service System 1 $133,328.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 1 $157,100.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $137,994.00
Office of the Director 1 $166,478.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $167,302.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $178,000.00
National Transportation Safety Board 1 $179,952.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $154,160.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 1 $161,600.00
Pretrial Services Agency 1 $157,100.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 1 $167,001.00
African Development Foundation 1 $157,100.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 1 $137,494.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 1 $157,100.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 1 $179,700.00
Office of Special Counsel 1 $149,993.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $172,150.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $165,662.00
Federal Railroad Administration 1 $169,088.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 1 $176,000.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $154,301.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $173,123.00
Vietnam Education Foundation 1 $95,950.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $126,949.00
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 1 $179,700.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 1 $97,657.00
Denali Commission 1 $108,317.00
National Protection and Programs Directorate 1 $149,993.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 1 $93,660.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $147,157.00
Small Business Administration 1 $158,995.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 1 $145,827.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $137,494.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $180,000.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $145,827.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $175,336.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 1 $150,291.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $195,927.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $202,306.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 1 $154,879.00
Morris K Udall Scholarship...foundation 1 $63,630.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 1 $175,194.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $107,421.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1 $181,500.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $180,651.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 1 $121,429.00
Maritime Administration 1 $142,475.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $168,607.00
Government National Mortgage Association 1 $179,700.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $124,995.00
U.S. Secret Service 1 $177,625.00
National Gallery of Art 1 $112,275.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $157,768.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $124,995.00
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council 1 $109,804.00
International-American Foundation 1 $106,263.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $168,606.00

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
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 3
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 3
CU - Credit Union Employees 3
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 2
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 2
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 1
ZA - Administrative 1
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 1
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 1
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 1
SS - Senior Staff Positions 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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