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Medical Officer - Federal Salaries of 2009

Pay Rates for "Medical Officer"

How much does a Medical Officer in the federal government get paid? $176,280.41* *Based on the 2009 average.
26,801 EMPLOYEES
$4.72B TOTAL SALARY
VM MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Medical Officer was the 12th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2009, with 26,801 employed. The most common payscale was the medical and dental payscale.

In 2009, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Medical Officer, with an average salary of $188,536.

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 20,311 $188,536.14
Food and Drug Administration 2,128 $145,233.41
National Institutes of Health 1,718 $136,373.36
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 1,088 $94,857.28
Indian Health Service 688 $170,486.11
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 352 $152,503.01
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 217 $149,453.06
Federal Aviation Administration 45 $172,772.31
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 38 $150,133.50
Health Resources and Services Administration 28 $143,741.71
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 28 $152,803.39
Department of State 28 $149,569.21
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 24 $138,951.08
Environmental Protection Agency 17 $127,894.07
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 10 $153,207.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 7 $141,967.43
Veterans Benefits Administration 6 $97,127.50
Social Security Administration 5 $152,365.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 5 $151,813.80
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 5 $162,411.40
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 5 $164,559.20
Peace Corps 5 $147,821.00
Agency for International Development 4 $140,339.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 4 $133,320.25
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 4 $121,570.75
John F. Kennedy Space Center 3 $149,918.00
Program Support Center 3 $140,095.33
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 3 $140,483.00
U.S. Secret Service 2 $114,451.00
Ames Research Center 2 $149,473.50
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $170,297.00
Federal Railroad Administration 1 $162,900.00
Employment Standards Administration 1 $123,519.00
Office Assistant Secretary for Health 1 $142,610.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $116,419.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $145,747.00
Department of Energy 1 $161,172.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1 $189,365.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $223,242.00
Transportation Security Administration 1 $151,509.00
Government Printing Office 1 $153,200.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $177,000.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 1 $153,200.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 1 $160,600.00
Departmental Administration 1 $133,543.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $140,969.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $116,419.00
National Transportation Safety Board 1 $163,050.00

Medical Officer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Medical Officer is $176,280.41. The highest paid Medical Officer made $393,411 in 2009.

Common Medical Officer Payscales

Payscale Number of Medical Officer Employees
VM - Medical And Dental 11,100
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 10,391
GS - General Schedule 1,821
GP - Gs Physicians And Dentists Paid Market 1,424
EG - Consultant (other) 1,326
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 532
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 41
ES - Senior Executive Service 30
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 26
RS - Senior Biomedical Research Service 21
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 20
GR - Gm Physicians And Dentists Paid Market 20
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 14
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 5
SQ - Physicians/dentists Receivng Market Pay 5
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 5
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 4
ST - Scientific And Professional 3
SL - Senior Level Positions 3
EX - Executive Pay 3
EE - Expert (other) 2
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 2
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 1
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 1
PG - Printing Office Grades 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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