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Medical Officer - Federal Salaries of 2006

Pay Rates for "Medical Officer"

How much does a Medical Officer in the federal government get paid? $102,197.37* *Based on the 2006 average.
22,719 EMPLOYEES
$2.23B TOTAL SALARY
AD MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Medical Officer was the 12th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2006, with 22,719 employed. The most common payscale was the administratively determined rates, not e payscale.

In 2006, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Medical Officer, with an average salary of $99,832.

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 16,547 $99,831.72
Food and Drug Administration 1,920 $114,039.00
National Institutes of Health 1,681 $115,324.04
Federal Emergency Management Agency 1,054 $86,284.74
Indian Health Service 690 $108,090.59
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 296 $108,662.71
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 219 $132,616.05
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 44 $129,469.27
Federal Aviation Administration 42 $157,275.10
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 30 $140,624.03
Health Resources and Services Administration 29 $131,390.00
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 23 $118,463.57
Department of State 20 $132,785.90
Environmental Protection Agency 15 $119,582.33
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 13 $140,071.15
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 10 $127,960.60
Veterans Benefits Administration 8 $85,599.13
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 7 $103,106.86
Social Security Administration 6 $139,774.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 6 $128,703.83
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 6 $118,482.67
Peace Corps 5 $126,676.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 5 $144,808.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 4 $121,593.25
Agency for International Development 4 $129,357.50
Transportation Security Administration 3 $144,139.00
Headquarters, Nasa 3 $153,880.50
John F. Kennedy Space Center 3 $137,612.33
Federal Bureau of Investigation 3 $137,385.00
Ames Research Center 2 $136,567.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 2 $120,342.00
Employment Standards Administration 2 $126,782.50
Department of Energy 2 $145,904.50
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 2 $162,100.00
Departmental Administration 1 $114,882.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $107,956.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $121,856.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $100,547.00
National Transportation Safety Board 1 $149,200.00
Program Support Center 1 $0.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 1 $139,774.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $130,134.00
U.S. Secret Service 1 $74,172.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1 $118,828.00
Government Printing Office 1 $139,774.00
National Science Foundation 1 $159,100.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 1 $135,264.00

Medical Officer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Medical Officer is $102,197.37. The highest paid Medical Officer made $250,000 in 2006.

Common Medical Officer Payscales

Payscale Number of Medical Officer Employees
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 9,116
VM - Medical And Dental 8,587
GS - General Schedule 2,191
EG - Consultant (other) 1,254
GP - Gs Physicians And Dentists Paid Market 793
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 561
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 39
ES - Senior Executive Service 32
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 28
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 28
RS - Senior Biomedical Research Service 26
GR - Gm Physicians And Dentists Paid Market 25
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 7
EE - Expert (other) 5
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 5
** - 4
ST - Scientific And Professional 4
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 3
SL - Senior Level Positions 3
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 3
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 2
EX - Executive Pay 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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