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Federal Government Employee salary in the United States

Average salary
$82,500/yr
Based on 4,739 income tax records
$35,500
$151,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$35,500
$151,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Federal Government Employee in the United States is $82,500 per year. This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 4,739 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as federal government employees. Federal Government Employee salaries in the United States can vary between $35,500 to $151,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more. Read more
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Federal Government Employee salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Washington Metro Area, DC
1,367 income tax records
$106,500/yr
$85K – $129K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
44 income tax records
$105,000/yr
$78K – $124K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
257 income tax records
$99,500/yr
$83K – $119K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
58 income tax records
$93,500/yr
$77K – $102K
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Vallejo Metro Area, CA
13 income tax records
$93,500/yr
$63K – $101K
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Atlanta Metro Area, GA
84 income tax records
$92,500/yr
$68K – $106K
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Huntsville Metro Area, AL
20 income tax records
$91,500/yr
$79K – $99K
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Hagerstown Metro Area, MD
17 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$65K – $92K
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New Orleans Metro Area, LA
19 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$65K – $89K
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Louisville Metro Area, KY
11 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$54K – $89K
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New York Metro Area, NY
73 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$55K – $111K
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Urban Honolulu Metro Area, HI
32 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$63K – $101K
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Orlando Metro Area, FL
19 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$57K – $91K
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Omaha Metro Area, NE
19 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$54K – $88K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
73 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$56K – $98K
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Crestview Metro Area, FL
15 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$72K – $89K
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Harrisburg Metro Area, PA
18 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$69K – $90K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
39 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$64K – $99K
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Miami Metro Area, FL
53 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$60K – $107K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
46 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$63K – $96K
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Virginia Beach Metro Area, VA
85 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$57K – $92K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
25 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$51K – $90K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
32 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$51K – $101K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
65 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$54K – $98K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
53 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$52K – $96K
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Kansas City Metro Area, MO
49 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$52K – $90K
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Albuquerque Metro Area, NM
21 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$62K – $86K
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Detroit Metro Area, MI
26 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$50K – $88K
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Tampa Metro Area, FL
41 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$51K – $96K
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York Metro Area, PA
10 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$59K – $107K
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St. Louis Metro Area, MO
31 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$58K – $90K
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Dayton Metro Area, OH
18 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$69K – $96K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
70 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$56K – $102K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
22 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$37K – $104K
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Colorado Springs Metro Area, CO
24 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$55K – $93K
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San Antonio Metro Area, TX
79 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$54K – $88K
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Columbia Metro Area, SC
20 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$47K – $83K
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Tucson Metro Area, AZ
17 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$49K – $104K
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Richmond Metro Area, VA
20 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$65K – $84K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
68 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$56K – $89K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
57 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$53K – $96K
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Indianapolis Metro Area, IN
32 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$44K – $84K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
27 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$53K – $85K
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Jacksonville Metro Area, FL
32 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$52K – $85K
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Bremerton Metro Area, WA
51 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$52K – $82K
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Oklahoma City Metro Area, OK
36 income tax records
$62,500/yr
$52K – $80K
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Las Vegas Metro Area, NV
22 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$42K – $82K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
30 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$51K – $71K
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Ogden Metro Area, UT
23 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$45K – $77K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
34 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$45K – $88K

Federal Government Employee salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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National Finance Center, Loudoun County, VA
20 income tax records
$125,000/yr
$97K – $139K
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Department Of The Interior, Fairfax County, VA
19 income tax records
$124,000/yr
$113K – $142K
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US Department Of State, Fairfax County, VA
43 income tax records
$120,000/yr
$89K – $154K
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US Department Of Defense, Frederick County, MD
12 income tax records
$119,000/yr
$105K – $124K
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Central Intelligence Agency, Fairfax County, VA
13 income tax records
$115,000/yr
$99K – $125K
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US House Of Representatives, District Of Columbia County, DC
18 income tax records
$63,000/yr
$51K – $78K

Federal Government Employee demographics in the United States

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46% are single
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54% are married
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48% have kids
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65% own a home

Federal Government Employee salaries by age

$0
$22,875
$45,750
$68,625
$91,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Federal Government Employees in the United States

4,739 full-time salaries from 2019
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