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Medical Officer - Federal Salaries of 2004

Pay Rates for "Medical Officer"

How much does a Medical Officer in the federal government get paid? $106,762.35* *Based on the 2004 average.

Medical Officer was the 12th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2004, with 22,023 employed. The most common payscale was the administratively determined rates, not e payscale.

In 2004, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Medical Officer, with an average salary of $107,030.

Government Medical Officer jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. 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 advise on, administer, supervise, or perform professional and scientific work in one or more fields of medicine. Positions are classifiable to this occupation when the nature of duties and responsibilities is such that the degree of Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy is a fundamental requirement. Most2 positions in this occupation require a current license to practice medicine and surgery in a State or territory of the United States or in the District of Columbia.

Agencies that have hired a Medical Officer

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 15,940 $107,030.48
Food and Drug Administration 1,790 $113,668.36
National Institutes of Health 1,708 $106,722.86
Federal Emergency Management Agency 972 $81,592.78
Indian Health Service 687 $109,170.90
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 314 $97,121.25
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 218 $124,585.15
Department of State 78 $127,931.73
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 45 $121,351.44
Federal Aviation Administration 42 $148,828.26
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 31 $127,217.89
Health Resources and Services Administration 29 $123,887.29
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 27 $131,733.63
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 22 $122,366.53
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 14 $112,526.62
Veterans Benefits Administration 13 $78,525.00
Environmental Protection Agency 11 $106,304.82
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 11 $123,346.45
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 9 $112,016.11
Social Security Administration 8 $130,330.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 6 $119,983.00
Peace Corps 6 $119,217.67
Department of Energy 4 $137,712.00
U.S. Agency for International Development 4 $120,540.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 4 $118,063.50
Federal Bureau of Investigation 3 $128,077.33
Ames Research Center 3 $124,570.00
Headquarters, Nasa 3 $142,683.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 3 $130,087.67
Employment Standards Administration 2 $130,382.00
Transportation Security Administration 2 $135,034.50
Food Safety and Inspection Service 2 $106,514.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 2 $140,583.00
Departmental Administration 1 $111,473.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $126,064.00
Program Support Center 1 $135,602.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 1 $125,967.00
U.S. Secret Service 1 $74,172.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $88,051.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $120,033.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 1 $130,305.00
Government Printing Office 1 $130,305.00
National Transportation Safety Board 1 $145,600.00

Medical Officer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Medical Officer is $106,762.35. The highest paid Medical Officer made $235,000 in 2004.

Common Medical Officer Payscales

Payscale Number of Medical Officer Employees
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 9,256
VM - Medical And Dental 7,823
GS - General Schedule 2,869
EG - Consultant (other) 1,148
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 613
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 71
ES - Senior Executive Service 40
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 39
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 38
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 37
RS - Senior Biomedical Research Service 27
FE - Senior Foreign Service 27
EE - Expert (other) 13
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 4
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 3
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 3
ST - Scientific And Professional 3
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 2
EX - Executive Pay 1
PG - Printing Office Grades 1
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 1
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 1
FO - Foreign Service Officers 1

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Average Medical Officer Pay Trend from 2004 to 2022

In 2004, the average pay for a Medical Officer was $106,762. Since then, the average pay has increased to $258,716 in 2022.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 0602.

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