Table 7.17

State Budget Agency Personnel


  Total Positions in: Number of: Starting salary determination  
FIPS State or other
jurisdiction
Budget agency Budget
function
Budget
analysts
Tech/
computer
staff
Administrative
staff
Other
staff
A P D O FY 2020 salary
range for budget
analysts
Number of
Budget
Analyst Levels
Budget
analysts hired
through civil
service?
01Alabama (a)141090

3

3$35,618 - $119,2206
02Alaska171581

2

6$77,995 - $122,7965
04Arizona (b)16.515.5151

0.5

0$60,000 - $77,0003
05Arkansas (c)1715141

1

0$45,010 - $81,2572
06California (d)46920611240

25

292$55,134 - $134,9308
08Colorado (e)2413111

1

0$55,000 - $95,0002
09Connecticut (f)10825231

1

0$66,340 - $196,1504
10Delaware (g)4142470

11

6$45,202 - $79,2553
12Florida (h)121534444

11

13$35,500 - $55,6004
13Georgia4628163

1

14$40,221 - $63,5453
15Hawaii36224150

7

2$41,856 - $95,4366
16Idaho (i)19870

2

10$49,920 - $93,6002
17Illinois4742172

5

23$45,000 - $75,0004
18Indiana3925142

1

10$50,000 - $70,0003
19Iowa21880

2

11$59,072 - $119,9543
20Kansas (j)131390

1

3$58,240 - $95,9284
21Kentucky (k)2315101

2

0$40,700 - $85,3005
22Louisiana (l)3128200

2

1$42,370 - $116,9794
23Maine (m)131380

1

4$55,000 -$88,0002
24Maryland (n)319.236.8272

1.8

6$44,106 - $103,6614
25Massachusetts5319127

3

24$56,000 - $58,000N/A
26Michigan (o)23032160

2

143$45,000 - $95,0006
27Minnesota (p)26739130026$63,246 - $117,8473
28Mississippi (q)4646593

34

326$29,993 - $94,0975
29Missouri (r)2617111

3

11$53,000 - $68,0003
30Montana2117122

3

4$54,305 - $86,4363
31Nebraska (s)7641080

1

1$42,879 - $99,2644
32Nevada2317151

3

2$66,629 - $109,8502
33New Hampshire309760

1

0$72,306 - $111,2472
34New Jersey (t)11849266

10

66$57,210 - $123,4644
35New Mexico14716140

2

0$33,720 - $93,9183
36New York2582582274

25

2$49,000 - $185,0008
37North Carolina (u)7634276

6

30$51,895 - $157,3735
38North Dakota (v)112651

2

0$84,000 - $98,0001
39Ohio (w)176222024

1

131$45,365 - $114,3795
40Oklahoma (x)1,400128004$41,500 - $67,1003
41Oregon (y)4423116

3

24$88,356 - $124,0682
42Pennsylvania (z)6710241

2

30$57,741 - $114,3093
44Rhode Island (aa)6620151

3

46$59,283 - $105,9204
45South Carolina17860

2

7$40,759 – $91,7553
46South Dakota (bb)37864

2

17$49,318 - $104,4004
47Tennessee3333122

1

18$49,000 - $108,0003
48Texas101010N/A

N/A

N/A$70,000 - $120,0000
49Utah2418140

2

8$48,200 - $156,3003
50Vermont (cc)291060

1

22$65,000 - $98,0003
51Virginia (dd)4731252

4

10$50,000 - $140,0004
53Washington4283730142

25

194$63,000 - $136,7002
54West Virginia101030

1

6$38,320 - $45,3173
55Wisconsin (ee)143629160

4

9$49,500 - $133,5004
56Wyoming (ff)8860

2

063,456 - $107,2442
State total8,833.71,433.301,003402

229.3

1,5655412127
11Dist. of Columbia4028212

4

60$82,332 - $144,4413

Source:

National Association of State Budget Officers, Budget Processes in the States, 2021.

Key:

✓ — Yes.
✕ — No.
A — Predefined amount for analyst level.
P — Based on experience, within predefined salary range.
D — At full discretion of the Governor/Cabinet Secretary or Department head.
O — Other.

Footnotes:

(a)

Budget analysts include budget analysts (6.0) and Chief Budget Analyst (1.0). Other Staff includes the State Budget Officer.

(b)

Set amount for candidates with no experience; some upward movement if candidates have experience.

(c)

Number of Positions account for the total number of positions available to the Office of Budget including filled and vacant positions.

(d)

Salary ranges, broken down by level: Junior Staff Analyst (JSA – Range A & B) $55,134-$59,648; Finance Budget Analyst (FBA – Range A &B) $75,174 – $92,096; Staff Finance Budget Analyst $84,849-$105,441; Principal Program Budget Analyst (PPBA I-III): $107,910-$134,930. These salaries include a 10% recruitment and retention pay differential for the first year of employment. An additional 5% pay differential may be granted in the second year of employment.

(e)

The response to “Total personnel in budget function” line includes the office director and 4 deputy directors. Salary is at the discretion of the director, and is based on experience and scope of work. There is a minimum, and it increases based on experience and education.

(f)

Budget analyst grades and associated salary ranges are: Budget Analyst, $66,340 – $90,452; Budget Specialist, $83,071 – $113,258; Principal Budget Specialist, $101,066 – $137,814; Fiscal and Program Policy Section Director, $122,972 – $167,674; Assistant Executive Budget Officer (AEBO), $133,001 – $181,353; Executive Budget Officer (EBO), $143,649 – $196,150. Number of analyst levels excludes AEBO and EBO.

(g)

Salary range represents minimum salary for an Associate Fiscal and Policy Analyst – Midpoint of a Senior Analyst.

(h)

Salary determined based on experience and knowledge.

(i)

The Division of Financial Management consists of four bureaus: budget, management services, economic analysis, and regulatory and legislative affairs. The most recent addition of staff is due to adding the administrative rules team.

(j)

Division of the Budget has a prescribed career ladder; those hired in with no experience begin as Budget Analyst 1, then progress to Budget Analyst 2, Senior Budget Analyst, then Principal Budget Analyst as they acquire experience, demonstrate their knowledge and skills and assume greater responsibilities.

(k)

Analyst salary ranges: $40,700 – $85,300 currently from level II through level V.

(l)

The one “other staff” position is the state economist. Salary ranges for analysts by level: SBMA-1 (42,370 – 83,408), 2 (48,526 – 95,493), 3 (55,557 – 109,325) 4 (59,446 – 116,979).

(m)

Other staff includes the State Budget Officer, Deputy State Budget Officer, Position Control Analyst and Position Control Analyst Assistant.

(n)

Budget function personnel – 26.8 in Office of Budget Analysis (operating) and 10 in Office of Capital Budget. There is additional technology support through on-going contractual agreements with the budget system vendor.

(o)

The State Budget Director oversees employees that provide statewide support for budget development and implementation, accounting functions, payroll functions, the state’s financial management system, management of performance data of Michigan public schools and students, and the state’s internal audit functions.

(p)

In 2020, there were 267 full-time equivalents (FTEs) in Minnesota Management and Budget, 39 in the Budget Services Division (excluding accounting and payroll systems). The Budget Services Division is managed by the budget director consists of three units. Budget Planning and Analysis consists of 13 executive budget officers/analysts and 3 team leaders. Budget Operations and Planning consists 2 directors, 5 professional staff/analysts/project managers . The Results Management Initiative had one director and 14 staff analysts. The FY 2020 salary range for budget analysts includes 3 positions (Executive Budget Officer Trainee, Executive Budget Officer, Executive Budget Officer Senior).

(q)

Salary ranges: Budget Analyst I: 29,993-52,487, Budget Analyst II: 33,130-57,977, Budget Analyst III: 36,443-63,775, Budget Analyst IV: 45,048-78,834, Budget Analyst Senior: 53,770-94,097.

(r)

Other staff number includes the State Budget Director, two assistant directors, three section managers, an economist, demographer, legislative coordinator, and accounting analyst. The salary range reflects current, actual staff salaries – the pay ranges for these positions are actually broader in the minimum and maximum salary (three ranges exist – Budget & Planning Analyst I, II and Senior).

(s)

The deputy state budget administrator has agency assignments (in addition to management responsibilities) so is counted as a budget analyst for purposes of this table.

(t)

Number of other staff includes staff in the auditing, accounting, payroll, and financial reporting bureaus.

(u)

Two official grades, each with two working titles: one Assistant State Budget Officer (manager) level.

(v)

Computer staff person is shared with all divisions of OMB.

(w)

There are five classifications of Budget/Management Analysts (BMA) and a BMA supervisor role, each with its own pay range. There are step or increment increases in each pay range. Including all step or pay increments, the gross annual salaries for BMA and BMA supervisors ranges from $45,365 to $114,379.

(x)

Other staff includes budget executive team.

(y)

The data reported here includes all of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer. Other staff includes Capital Investment, Facility Planning, and the Statewide Accounting Reporting Section staff. Budget analysts number including 2 trainee analysts. Salary ranges:$7,363 – $10,339 per month ($88,356 – $124,068 Annually) (Trainees $4,539 – $5,238 monthly). Our office currently has two Trainee positions and 9 Budget Analysts (All Budget Analysts are the same level).

(z)

Total agency positions (521) include Comptroller Operations (442), Administrative Services (12), and Budget Office (67). Budget Office positions include the secretary’s office as well as staff in the Bureau’s for Budget Analysis, Budget Administration, Legislative Affairs, Legal, Revenue, and Capital & Debt. Salary ranges: Analyst 1 (57,741 – 87,687) , Analyst 2 (65,937 – 100,128) and Analyst 3 (75,189 – 114,309).

(aa)

Personnel numbers include the all of the Office of Management and Budget, which includes the Budget Office, Internal Audit and Regulatory/Economic Analysis units. Budget analyst levels does not include the supervisory level.

(bb)

Some positions serve in dual functions. As an example, the economist does analyst work.

(cc)

Total includes state central accounting office.

(dd)

Salary ranges: PPSI $50,000, PPSII $55,000-$75,000, PPSIII $65,000-$115,000, PPM $110,000-$140,000.

(ee)

Other staff includes director, deputy director and six team leaders.

(ff)

Salary range includes senior budget analysts and lead state budget analyst.