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Medical Officer - Federal Salaries of 2011

Pay Rates for "Medical Officer"

How much does a Medical Officer in the federal government get paid? $186,011.73* *Based on the 2011 average.
28,924 EMPLOYEES
$5.38B TOTAL SALARY
VM MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Medical Officer was the 10th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2011, with 28,924 employed. The most common payscale was the medical and dental payscale.

In 2011, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Medical Officer, with an average salary of $200,829.

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 21,808 $200,828.95
Food and Drug Administration 2,492 $146,896.45
National Institutes of Health 1,735 $139,880.00
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 1,270 $95,559.88
Indian Health Service 686 $181,044.98
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 383 $163,472.46
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 221 $151,055.03
Federal Aviation Administration 48 $177,456.77
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 48 $153,344.02
Health Resources and Services Administration 42 $146,234.40
Department of State 29 $152,631.28
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 26 $145,013.62
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 23 $155,426.35
Environmental Protection Agency 21 $107,865.58
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 8 $161,895.25
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 7 $144,997.71
Veterans Benefits Administration 7 $107,183.14
Social Security Administration 6 $150,293.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 5 $155,502.00
Federal Bureau of Investigation 5 $155,705.60
Armed Forces Retirement Home 4 $137,695.00
Program Support Center 4 $146,135.50
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 4 $120,471.00
Agency for International Development 4 $144,479.00
Peace Corps 4 $153,206.50
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 3 $140,905.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 3 $158,549.67
U.S. Coast Guard 3 $143,014.00
U.S. Secret Service 2 $115,949.50
Transportation Security Administration 2 $162,998.50
Ames Research Center 2 $152,303.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 2 $147,857.00
National Transportation Safety Board 1 $120,510.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 1 $103,558.00
Federal Railroad Administration 1 $165,300.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $155,500.00
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 1 $165,300.00
Department of Energy 1 $160,980.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 1 $155,500.00
Office Assistant Secretary for Health 1 $146,888.00
Government Printing Office 1 $155,600.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 1 $191,348.00
Headquarters, Nasa 1 $179,700.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1 $191,151.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 1 $155,500.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 1 $155,500.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $148,510.00
Departmental Administration 1 $136,771.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $122,744.00

Medical Officer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Medical Officer is $186,011.73. The highest paid Medical Officer made $398,322 in 2011.

Common Medical Officer Payscales

Payscale Number of Medical Officer Employees
VM - Medical And Dental 12,666
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 10,316
GS - General Schedule 1,948
GP - Gs Physicians And Dentists Paid Market 1,632
EG - Consultant (other) 1,566
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 611
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 44
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 27
ES - Senior Executive Service 24
RS - Senior Biomedical Research Service 17
GR - Gm Physicians And Dentists Paid Market 17
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 12
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 7
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 5
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 5
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 4
EX - Executive Pay 4
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 4
EE - Expert (other) 3
ST - Scientific And Professional 3
SQ - Physicians/dentists Receivng Market Pay 2
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 1
ZA - Administrative 1
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 1
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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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