Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Education Finance Specialist 1, G-18

Occupation Group

Accounting, Auditing and Finance

Salary Information

Starting Salary


Career Ladder Information

Salary Information for Educ Finance Specialist Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Educ Finance Specialist Trainee 1 13 $49,363 $63,169
Educ Finance Specialist Trainee 2 14 $52,198 $66,634
Educ Finance Specialist 1 18 $65,001 $82,656
Educ Finance Specialist 2 23 $84,156 $106,454
Educ Finance Specialist 3 25 $93,530 $117,875
Educ Finance Specialist 4 62 $100,845 $127,474

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.

Job Description

Education Finance Specialists administer the fiscal activities of the State Education Department, various public and non-public educational entities, various local governments, and other entities that receive funds distributed by the Department. Employees calculate financial support, authorize payments, audit and review fiscal transactions, advise and train funds recipients, analyze data, and prepare reports for the Department the State Legislature, other State agencies, and the public.

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Minimum Qualifications

You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.

A bachelor's or higher degree AND two years of professional work experience in an educational agency or facility regulated under federal or New York State education laws, rules, or regulations performing one or more of the following activities: calculating financial support, reviewing criteria and authorizing payments, auditing/reviewing fiscal transaction.

How to Apply

The November 2022 PCO Examination is closed, applications are no longer being accepted