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Medical Officer - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Medical Officer"

How much does a Medical Officer in the federal government get paid? $183,574.49* *Based on the 2010 average.
28,067 EMPLOYEES
$5.15B TOTAL SALARY
VM MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Medical Officer was the 11th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 28,067 employed. The most common payscale was the medical and dental payscale.

In 2010, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Medical Officer, with an average salary of $197,121.

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 21,270 $197,121.42
Food and Drug Administration 2,310 $147,588.33
National Institutes of Health 1,745 $140,060.35
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 1,137 $96,215.27
Indian Health Service 701 $177,028.88
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 363 $160,009.83
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 220 $150,954.92
Federal Aviation Administration 47 $176,075.70
Health Resources and Services Administration 40 $146,880.48
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 40 $153,942.15
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 28 $155,326.21
Department of State 27 $153,549.52
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 24 $146,797.50
Environmental Protection Agency 23 $119,302.71
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 8 $155,502.00
Veterans Benefits Administration 8 $109,009.50
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 6 $146,135.50
Federal Bureau of Investigation 5 $154,764.60
Peace Corps 5 $153,006.60
Social Security Administration 5 $155,368.00
Agency for International Development 4 $143,735.75
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 4 $147,471.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 4 $189,289.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 4 $165,478.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 4 $137,070.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 3 $153,671.33
Program Support Center 3 $143,014.00
U.S. Coast Guard 3 $147,025.67
Employment Standards Administration 2 $135,040.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 2 $149,527.00
U.S. Secret Service 2 $115,884.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 2 $167,768.00
Ames Research Center 2 $152,153.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $215,100.00
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 1 $165,300.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 1 $155,750.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $82,435.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 1 $155,500.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $155,500.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $148,510.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $119,238.00
National Transportation Safety Board 1 $162,900.00
Department of Energy 1 $163,480.00
Federal Railroad Administration 1 $165,300.00
Departmental Administration 1 $136,771.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $122,744.00
Office Assistant Secretary for Health 1 $146,888.00
Transportation Security Administration 1 $154,988.00
Government Printing Office 1 $155,500.00

Medical Officer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Medical Officer is $183,574.49. The highest paid Medical Officer made $395,055 in 2010.

Common Medical Officer Payscales

Payscale Number of Medical Officer Employees
VM - Medical And Dental 12,014
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 10,448
GS - General Schedule 1,833
GP - Gs Physicians And Dentists Paid Market 1,564
EG - Consultant (other) 1,465
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 540
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 43
ES - Senior Executive Service 29
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 26
RS - Senior Biomedical Research Service 21
GR - Gm Physicians And Dentists Paid Market 19
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 17
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 10
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 6
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 6
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 5
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 4
ST - Scientific And Professional 4
EX - Executive Pay 4
EE - Expert (other) 2
SQ - Physicians/dentists Receivng Market Pay 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 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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