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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.
22,287 EMPLOYEES
$2.43B TOTAL SALARY
AD MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

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
Environmental Protection Agency 13 $113,109.77
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 13 $109,353.46
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
Agency for International Development 5 $112,584.40
Peace Corps 4 $125,826.50
Armed Forces Retirement Home 4 $121,408.75
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 4 $139,554.75
Federal Bureau of Investigation 3 $132,825.67
John F. Kennedy Space Center 3 $133,479.33
Headquarters, Nasa 3 $152,330.50
Employment Standards Administration 3 $120,226.67
Department of Energy 2 $142,168.00
Transportation Security Administration 2 $146,371.00
Ames Research Center 2 $132,453.00
U.S. Secret Service 1 $74,172.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $95,025.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1 $116,382.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $114,882.00
Government Printing Office 1 $135,136.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 1 $130,842.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $108,990.00
National Transportation Safety Board 1 $149,200.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 1 $135,136.00
Program Support Center 1 $140,300.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 1 $159,000.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $125,193.00
Departmental Administration 1 $114,882.00

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
FO - Foreign Service Officers 1
PG - Printing Office Grades 1
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 1

Category: N/A
Occupation Family: 0600 MEDICAL, HOSPITAL, DENTAL, AND PUBLIC HEALTH GROUP

Average Medical Officer Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Medical Officer was $106,762. Since then, the average pay has increased to $126,492 in 2017.


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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