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Average Salary for U.S. Federal Reserve Employees

The typical salary at U.S. Federal Reserve is $85K annually. How long you've been working is weighted most heavily when it comes to salary consideration at U.S. Federal Reserve; your job title has a (lesser) effect as well. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

U.S. Federal Reserve typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
below market
Employer: U.S. Federal Reserve
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Financial Analyst (5)
$51,926 - $126,864  
[-]Financial Analyst (5)
Salary$53,303 - $114,336  
Bonus$696 - $11,431  
Total Pay$51,926 - $126,864  
[+]Auditor (4)
$54,029 - $106,839  
[+]Auditor (4)
Salary$62,901 - $106,652  
Bonus$1,152 - $10,546  
Total Pay$54,029 - $106,839  
[+]Financial Systems Analyst (2)
$49,836 - $97,194  
[+]Financial Systems Analyst (2)
Salary$50,509 - $93,478  
Bonus$394.46 - $6,796  
Total Pay$49,836 - $97,194  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make around $71K. A typical employee has five to nine years of experience and earns $84K per year.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Auditors, Financial Analysts, and Financial Systems Analysts; while the first receives the highest median pay at $85K, the other salaries come in at $85K and approximately $70K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Fraud Examiner s earn about $85K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a Project Management Professional is rewarded at $74K annually. Regarding salaries and education, U.S. Federal Reserve pays those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) the most — $86K.


In this position, it pays to have Microsoft Excel in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $90K. Folks here also tend to know Financial Analysis; on the survey, just over two-fifths of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Auditing round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

A little more than half of workers for the company enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time. A solid majority of workers participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for the greater part of workers, and for a strong majority of workers, dental coverage is too. Other privileges include flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and optional telecommute / work from home.

Key Stats

41 %
59 %
$57,319 - $90,589
$53,829 - $100,229
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

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