Average Salary for U.S. Federal Reserve Employees

U.S. Federal Reserve employees bring home $88K per year on average. For the most part, employee paychecks at U.S. Federal Reserve fluctuate depending on your experience level; what you do at the company and geography also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $73K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (44 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make approximately $90K per year on average.


Auditors are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $90K annually; Financial Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $83K per year.


By state, District of Columbia offers the highest pay at $89K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Fraud Examiners, who make $90K per year. Project Management Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $74K annually. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration at U.S. Federal Reserve — these employees make the most at approximately $85K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Microsoft Word; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $94K annually. Financial Analysis is regularly seen around here; close to one-half of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other skills in demand are Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Auditing.

Benefits and Perks

The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At U.S. Federal Reserve, a large number of respondents have health insurance, and most survey participants have dental coverage. U.S. Federal Reserve employees also enjoy perks such as tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for U.S. Federal Reserve


38 %
62 %
$62,400 - $97,000
$55,526 - $99,673
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

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