Budget Examiner - Grade 18

Positions in this title can be hired through NY HELPS

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This title exists in Budget, Division of the and has approximately 75 positions.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series.

Salary Information for Budget Examiner Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Budget Examiner Trainee 1 13 $51,920 $65,219
Budget Examiner Trainee 2 14 $55,005 $68,805
Budget Examiner 18 $65,164 $80,860
Senr Budget Examiner 23 $84,246 $105,255
Assoc Budget Examiner 62 $100,845 $127,474
Prin Budget Examiner 64 $123,793 $156,224
Assnt Chief Budget Examiner 65 $137,457 $173,664
Deputy Chief Budget Examiner 67 $167,754 $207,762
Chief Budget Examiner 68 $141,442 $0

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

This title may exist in more than one negotiating unit. This salary schedule represents the most typical salary for this title. Click here to view additional salary information regarding the various bargaining units.

An individual's final salary is determined by the Office of the State Comptroller. This salary schedule does not reflect any Special Salary Treatments

Job Duties

As a Budget Examiner, you would be responsible for the central oversight and control of the fiscal operations of state departments, agencies, and public authorities. These tasks would include reviewing and analyzing budget requests relative to expenditure history and projected requirements and recommending program priorities and appropriation levels for the ensuing fiscal year; developing expenditure projections and monitoring agency compliance with revenue limitations; anticipating changes in operating procedures; developing appropriate program evaluating techniques; surveying agency operations and making recommendations for improvement; analyzing and preparing formal recommendations on program legislation; drafting correspondence for the Governor's Office; and participating in the explanation of state programs to public interest groups and other citizens.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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How to Apply

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Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

You can also visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists.

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