budgeteer

noun
bud·ge·teer | \ ˌbə-jə-ˈtir \
variants: or less commonly budgeter \ˈbə-jə-tər \

Definition of budgeteer 

1 : one who prepares a budget

2 : one who is restricted to a budget

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Those jobs are being driven away to other states with better business climates, and the jobs that are left in California pay less than our budgeteers expected. Susan Shelley, Orange County Register, "Why California’s good economic times aren’t better," 13 May 2017

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First Known Use of budgeteer

circa 1841, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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