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Medical Officer - Federal Salaries of 2014

Pay Rates for "Medical Officer"

How much does a Medical Officer in the federal government get paid? $199,446.03* *Based on the 2014 average.
31,097 EMPLOYEES
$6.2B TOTAL SALARY
VM MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Medical Officer was the 15th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2014, with 31,097 employed. The most common payscale was the medical and dental payscale.

In 2014, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Medical Officer, with an average salary of $214,345.

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 24,376 $214,344.71
Food and Drug Administration 2,397 $151,147.03
National Institutes of Health 1,618 $144,405.11
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 1,131 $97,798.59
Indian Health Service 640 $192,357.04
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 378 $165,438.66
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 224 $153,969.24
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 48 $153,459.21
Federal Aviation Administration 45 $180,617.64
Health Resources and Services Administration 38 $147,606.39
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 31 $132,807.79
Department of State 27 $155,358.93
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 19 $156,102.47
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 18 $73,875.78
Environmental Protection Agency 11 $119,843.09
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 10 $167,030.40
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 10 $152,071.60
Veterans Benefits Administration 9 $118,012.44
Agency for International Development 7 $146,557.29
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 5 $185,056.60
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 5 $147,259.80
Program Support Center 5 $164,667.40
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 4 $155,011.75
Federal Bureau of Investigation 4 $156,469.75
U.S. Coast Guard 3 $144,457.33
Peace Corps 3 $153,627.67
Social Security Administration 3 $157,200.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 2 $149,333.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 2 $158,550.00
National Transportation Safety Board 2 $164,980.00
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 2 $149,993.50
Headquarters, Nasa 2 $169,300.00
Ames Research Center 2 $153,995.50
Department of Energy 1 $162,590.00
Government Printing Office 1 $157,432.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 1 $150,743.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 1 $157,100.00
Administration for Children and Families 1 $165,000.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 1 $157,100.00
U.S. Secret Service 1 $74,172.00
Office of Personnel Management 1 $167,000.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1 $192,444.00
Federal Railroad Administration 1 $166,953.00
Transportation Security Administration 1 $154,981.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 1 $157,100.00
Forest Service 1 $108,586.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $127,512.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $157,406.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $157,100.00

Medical Officer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Medical Officer is $199,446.03. The highest paid Medical Officer made $405,462 in 2014.

Common Medical Officer Payscales

Payscale Number of Medical Officer Employees
VM - Medical And Dental 14,863
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 10,472
GP - Gs Physicians And Dentists Paid Market 1,732
GS - General Schedule 1,730
EG - Consultant (other) 1,487
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 574
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 42
RG - Code For Use By Hhs Only. 41
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 37
RF - Code Is For Use By Hhs Only. 34
ES - Senior Executive Service 20
RS - Senior Biomedical Research Service 15
GR - Gm Physicians And Dentists Paid Market 11
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 8
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 6
SL - Senior Level Positions 6
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 3
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 3
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 3
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 3
EX - Executive Pay 2
ST - Scientific And Professional 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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