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Federal Government Employee salary in the United States

Average total salary*
$81,500/yr
Average per year
$81,500
Average per year
$81,500
$35,000
Total salary range**
$150,000
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Based on 3,288 income tax records from TurboTax
How much do Federal Government Employees make in the United States?
The average total salary for a Federal Government Employee in the United States is $81,500 per year. This is based on data from 3,288 Intuit users who reported their occupation as Federal Government Employee in 2019 and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Average per year
$81,500
Average per year
$81,500
$35,000
Total salary range**
$150,000
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Based on 3,288 income tax records from TurboTax

Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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National Finance Center, Loudoun County, VA
14 income tax records
$125,000/yr
$91K – $145K
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Department Of The Interior, Fairfax County, VA
15 income tax records
$122,000/yr
$112K – $145K
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US Department Of Defense, Alexandria County, VA
18 income tax records
$117,000/yr
$98K – $126K
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US Department Of State, Fairfax County, VA
29 income tax records
$108,000/yr
$84K – $126K
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US House Of Representatives, District Of Columbia County, DC
12 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$57K – $82K

Salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Washington Metro Area, DC
950 income tax records
$106,000/yr
$84K – $126K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
174 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$83K – $119K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
35 income tax records
$93,500/yr
$78K – $104K
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Atlanta Metro Area, GA
50 income tax records
$92,500/yr
$67K – $108K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
33 income tax records
$91,500/yr
$64K – $121K
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Hagerstown Metro Area, MD
12 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$80K – $95K
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Huntsville Metro Area, AL
16 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$77K – $98K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
29 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$68K – $100K
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Columbus Metro Area, OH
19 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$65K – $97K
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New Orleans Metro Area, LA
15 income tax records
$85,000/yr
$70K – $91K

Federal Government Employee demographics

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48% are single
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52% are married
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46% have kids
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46% own a home

Federal Government Employee salaries by age

$0
$22,625
$45,250
$67,875
$90,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Federal Government Employees

3,288 full-time salaries from 2019

How much do similar occupations make?

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State Government Employee
2,195 income tax records
$45,000/yr
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Government Employee
7,278 income tax records
$72,000/yr
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Government Contractor
1,192 income tax records
$72,500/yr
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Federal Officer
556 income tax records
$79,500/yr
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.