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Medical Officer - Federal Salaries of 2005

Pay Rates for "Medical Officer"

How much does a Medical Officer in the federal government get paid? $111,080.83* *Based on the 2005 average.

Medical Officer was the 12th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2005, with 22,287 employed. The most common payscale was the administratively determined rates, not e payscale.

In 2005, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Medical Officer, with an average salary of $110,186.

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 16,163 $110,185.86
Food and Drug Administration 1,849 $116,635.09
National Institutes of Health 1,671 $124,288.67
Federal Emergency Management Agency 1,026 $84,489.85
Indian Health Service 675 $113,411.66
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 298 $116,243.65
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 216 $128,361.55
Department of State 81 $131,614.07
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 48 $127,850.73
Federal Aviation Administration 43 $153,401.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 31 $136,426.94
Health Resources and Services Administration 28 $129,448.46
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 25 $111,466.88
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 19 $127,780.11
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 13 $109,353.46
Environmental Protection Agency 13 $113,109.77
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 10 $124,908.50
Veterans Benefits Administration 10 $76,744.56
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 8 $130,247.17
Social Security Administration 7 $135,178.86
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 5 $126,341.40
U.S. Agency for International Development 5 $112,584.40
Armed Forces Retirement Home 4 $121,408.75
Peace Corps 4 $125,826.50
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 4 $139,554.75
Headquarters, Nasa 3 $152,330.50
John F. Kennedy Space Center 3 $133,479.33
Employment Standards Administration 3 $120,226.67
Federal Bureau of Investigation 3 $132,825.67
Ames Research Center 2 $132,453.00
Department of Energy 2 $142,168.00
Transportation Security Administration 2 $146,371.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 1 $159,000.00
U.S. Secret Service 1 $74,172.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 1 $130,842.00
National Transportation Safety Board 1 $149,200.00
Government Printing Office 1 $135,136.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 1 $135,136.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $108,990.00
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 1 $116,382.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $125,193.00
Program Support Center 1 $140,300.00
Departmental Administration 1 $114,882.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $114,882.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $95,025.00

Medical Officer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Medical Officer is $111,080.83. The highest paid Medical Officer made $250,000 in 2005.

Common Medical Officer Payscales

Payscale Number of Medical Officer Employees
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 9,136
VM - Medical And Dental 8,177
GS - General Schedule 2,896
EG - Consultant (other) 1,233
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 551
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 63
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 39
ES - Senior Executive Service 37
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 35
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 31
FE - Senior Foreign Service 31
RS - Senior Biomedical Research Service 25
EE - Expert (other) 9
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 6
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 4
ST - Scientific And Professional 3
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
EX - Executive Pay 2
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 2
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 2
PG - Printing Office Grades 1
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 1
FO - Foreign Service Officers 1

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Average Medical Officer Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a Medical Officer was $106,762. Since then, the average pay has increased to $255,213 in 2021.

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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