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Financial Manager - Federal Salaries of 2015

Pay Rates for "Financial Manager"

How much does a Financial Manager in the federal government get paid? $129,109.68* *Based on the 2015 average.
739 EMPLOYEES
$95.02M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Financial Manager was the 196th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2015, with 739 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2015, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Financial Management, with an average salary of $108,470.

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 $108,469.73
U.S. Agency for International Development 124 $117,693.96
Goddard Space Flight Center 37 $126,426.97
Offices, Boards and Divisions 16 $148,250.63
Department of Energy 14 $141,795.21
Veterans Benefits Administration 13 $123,802.08
Indian Health Service 12 $108,266.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 11 $144,302.55
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 10 $130,972.10
Federal Emergency Management Agency 10 $134,173.90
Environmental Protection Agency 9 $150,003.89
Departmental Offices 8 $143,743.88
Food and Nutrition Service 8 $132,401.13
National Park Service 6 $121,235.17
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 6 $135,301.67
U.S. Mint 6 $133,248.33
National Credit Union Administration 5 $200,866.40
Federal Housing Finance Agency 5 $130,959.60
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 5 $153,643.80
Bureau of Reclamation 5 $115,872.80
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 5 $114,775.80
Internal Revenue Service 5 $178,384.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 5 $121,479.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 4 $146,023.50
Ames Research Center 4 $159,283.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 4 $181,043.25
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 3 $157,889.00
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 3 $171,690.00
Customs and Border Protection 3 $174,101.67
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 3 $169,750.33
Office of Comptroller of Currency 3 $230,377.67
Headquarters, Nasa 3 $130,104.33
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 3 $174,466.33
Office of Secretary of Transportation 3 $153,352.33
Federal Highway Administration 3 $98,823.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 3 $182,369.33
Patent and Trademark Office 3 $177,416.67
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 3 $0.00
U.S. Marshals Service 2 $166,494.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 2 $179,083.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 2 $170,000.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $164,871.50
Federal Trade Commission 2 $165,350.00
Program Support Center 2 $190,330.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 2 $169,157.50
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 2 $173,025.00
Citizenship and Immigration Services 2 $186,798.00
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $151,097.50
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 2 $172,250.00
Indian Affairs 2 $95,463.50
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $128,754.50
Government Printing Office 2 $167,685.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 2 $165,341.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 2 $155,807.00
National Archives and Records Administration 2 $163,700.00
Office of Personnel Management 2 $179,650.00
Peace Corps 2 $144,404.50
National Transportation Safety Board 2 $167,326.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 2 $152,935.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 2 $134,784.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $165,355.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 2 $177,816.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $140,468.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 2 $112,568.00
Rural Housing Service 2 $169,064.50
Foreign Agricultural Service 2 $110,500.50
Natural Resources Conservation Service 2 $169,502.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 2 $172,250.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $110,997.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $130,453.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $177,036.00
Risk Management Agency 1 $154,996.00
Forest Service 1 $113,383.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 1 $151,496.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $181,560.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 1 $151,799.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $183,300.00
National Institutes of Health 1 $183,300.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1 $183,300.00
U.S. Secret Service 1 $179,401.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 1 $154,301.00
National Protection and Programs Directorate 1 $155,705.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $147,288.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 1 $178,277.00
International-American Foundation 1 $111,652.00
U.S. Tax Court 1 $147,288.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $166,650.00
Federal Maritime Commission 1 $155,705.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $169,812.00
Langley Research Center 1 $135,360.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 1 $173,681.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $173,900.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $142,681.00
Small Business Administration 1 $169,418.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $196,361.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $183,300.00
National Gallery of Art 1 $117,914.00
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1 $138,871.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $128,790.00
Selective Service System 1 $138,871.00
Federal Railroad Administration 1 $172,470.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 1 $116,021.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $143,079.00
Maritime Administration 1 $148,262.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $130,453.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $159,200.00
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 1 $158,700.00
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 1 $121,648.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 1 $143,079.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 1 $158,700.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $168,813.00
Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission 1 $99,288.00
African Development Foundation 1 $158,700.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 1 $147,288.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $169,472.00
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 1 $179,700.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 1 $151,496.00
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1 $213,543.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 1 $121,635.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $164,079.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $134,662.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 1 $151,496.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 1 $158,700.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $158,700.00
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 1 $158,700.00
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 1 $185,700.00
Denali Commission 1 $109,399.00
Morris K. Udall & Stewart L. Udall Foundation 1 $70,192.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $168,607.00
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council 1 $114,480.00
Farm Credit Administration 1 $203,049.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $174,721.00
Office of the Director 1 $168,143.00
Pretrial Services Agency 1 $160,200.00
Office of Special Counsel 1 $151,496.00
Presidio Trust 1 $203,750.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $148,629.00

Financial Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Financial Manager is $129,109.68. The highest paid Financial Manager made $258,270 in 2015.

Common Financial Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Financial Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 481
ES - Senior Executive Service 106
FO - Foreign Service Officers 58
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 52
FE - Senior Foreign Service 8
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 5
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 4
CU - Credit Union Employees 3
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 3
SL - Senior Level Positions 3
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 3
SS - Senior Staff Positions 2
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 2
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 1
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 1
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 1
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 1
EX - Executive Pay 1
IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use 1
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 1
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 1
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 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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