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Medical Officer - Federal Salaries of 2008

Pay Rates for "Medical Officer"

How much does a Medical Officer in the federal government get paid? $169,161.79* *Based on the 2008 average.

Medical Officer was the 12th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2008, with 25,198 employed. The most common payscale was the medical and dental payscale.

In 2008, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Medical Officer, with an average salary of $181,722.

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 18,916 $181,721.63
Food and Drug Administration 1,972 $139,675.25
National Institutes of Health 1,740 $128,724.41
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 1,077 $92,072.93
Indian Health Service 668 $163,225.61
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 312 $141,616.35
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 218 $139,436.22
Federal Aviation Administration 46 $165,360.04
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 40 $146,084.10
Health Resources and Services Administration 28 $139,247.79
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 28 $147,885.18
Department of State 26 $145,402.23
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 22 $130,031.32
Environmental Protection Agency 16 $124,224.33
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 9 $143,780.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 9 $94,881.11
Peace Corps 6 $133,470.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 6 $114,882.33
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 5 $157,986.40
Social Security Administration 5 $147,645.40
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 5 $183,639.40
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 4 $140,432.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 4 $138,221.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 4 $128,001.75
Federal Bureau of Investigation 4 $151,375.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 3 $145,703.33
U.S. Agency for International Development 3 $135,011.33
Employment Standards Administration 2 $123,378.00
Program Support Center 2 $141,769.00
Ames Research Center 2 $145,381.50
Federal Railroad Administration 1 $157,940.00
National Transportation Safety Board 1 $158,500.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $134,538.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 1 $149,000.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 1 $149,000.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $172,200.00
National Science Foundation 1 $169,200.00
Government Printing Office 1 $149,000.00
Department of Energy 1 $150,000.00
Transportation Security Administration 1 $142,458.00
U.S. Secret Service 1 $74,172.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $139,713.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $116,255.00
Departmental Administration 1 $114,882.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $219,793.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 1 $149,000.00

Medical Officer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Medical Officer is $169,161.79. The highest paid Medical Officer made $387,199 in 2008.

Common Medical Officer Payscales

Payscale Number of Medical Officer Employees
VM - Medical And Dental 10,134
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 9,964
GS - General Schedule 1,853
EG - Consultant (other) 1,280
GP - Gs Physicians And Dentists Paid Market 1,223
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 541
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 42
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 30
ES - Senior Executive Service 30
GR - Gm Physicians And Dentists Paid Market 21
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 21
RS - Senior Biomedical Research Service 19
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 6
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 4
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 4
SL - Senior Level Positions 4
SQ - Physicians/dentists Receivng Market Pay 4
EX - Executive Pay 4
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 4
ST - Scientific And Professional 4
EE - Expert (other) 2
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 1
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 1
PG - Printing Office Grades 1
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1

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Average Medical Officer Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020

In 2004, the average pay for a Medical Officer was $106,762. Since then, the average pay has increased to $251,055 in 2020.

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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