25 Highest Annual Salaries in Government
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Kyle Stone | Associate Editor, GovCentral (Source: OPM)
- Financial Manager
- General Engineer
- Computer Scientist
- HR Manager
- Health Safety Specialist
- Air Traffic Controller
- Budget Analyst
- Correctional Officer
- Technical Engineer1
- Border Patrol Agent
- Medical Technician
- Customs Inspector
3) Financial Manager – $101,022
• Almost every government agency has one or more financial managers.
• New York is the top paying state for financial managers. New York is also the state which employs the most financial managers.
• Financial managers commonly work long hours, often up to 50 or 60 per week.
Projected Growth: 13%
Employees Needed: 64,000
Average Education Level: College or Higher
The Office of the Comptroller of Currency offers a Financial Management Internship Program for high-caliber undergraduate and graduate level students.