Federal Government Employee salary in California

Average salary
Based on 439 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Federal Government Employees make?
The average total salary for a Federal Government Employee is $82,500 per year. This is based on data from 439 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Federal Government Employee and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Federal Government Employee salary can vary between $37,000 to $148,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Federal Government Employee salary by company

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Salary range**
National Finance Center, California
151 income tax records
$34K – $148K
US Department Of Defense, California
182 income tax records
$43K – $137K
Department Of The Interior, California
54 income tax records
$42K – $134K

Federal Government Employee demographics in California

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51% are single
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49% are married
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39% have kids
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63% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Federal Government Employees in California

439 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a federal government employee in California is $82,500 per year. Federal government employee salaries in California can vary between $37,000 to $148,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 439 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as federal government employee.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for federal government employees in California: National Finance Center ($90,000 a year), US Department of Defense ($82,000 a year), and Department of The Interior ($82,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for federal government employees in California: Los Angeles, CA ($98,500 a year), San Diego, CA ($82,500 a year), and Chula Vista, CA ($69,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.