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Education Programmer - Federal Salaries of 2020

Pay Rates for "Education Programmer"

How much does an Education Programmer in the federal government get paid? $118,684.90* *Based on the 2020 average.

Education Programmer was the 232nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 510 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2020, the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education hired the most employees titled Education Program, with an average salary of $117,422.

Government Education Program jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Education Program job is GS-6, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation covers professional education positions that involve promoting, coordinating, and improving education policies, programs, standards, activities, and opportunities in accordance with national policies and objectives. Positions in this occupation primarily involve the performance, supervision, or formulation and implementation of policy concerning education problems and issues. These positions require a professional knowledge of education theories, principles, processes, and practices at early childhood, elementary, secondary, or post secondary levels, or in adult or continuing education. They also require a knowledge of the Federal Government's interrelationships with State and local educational agencies or with public and private postsecondary institutions.

Agencies that have hired an Education Programmer

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 108 $117,422.43
Veterans Health Administration 105 $100,101.37
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 70 $138,304.29
Office of Postsecondary Education 51 $124,053.02
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 27 $143,085.96
Indian Affairs 25 $112,805.12
Office of English Language Acquisition 15 $108,522.47
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 14 $104,246.00
U.S. Agency for International Development 11 $140,935.82
Department of State 9 $160,485.78
National Park Service 8 $72,647.63
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 7 $113,041.71
John F. Kennedy Space Center 7 $120,088.00
Citizenship and Immigration Services 5 $95,545.80
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 5 $89,119.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 4 $101,384.00
Patent and Trademark Office 4 $154,916.25
Food and Drug Administration 3 $146,925.67
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 3 $175,988.33
Langley Research Center 3 $94,960.67
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 3 $122,498.33
Health Resources and Services Administration 2 $119,775.00
Ames Research Center 2 $170,800.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $116,352.50
Office of Communications and Outreach 2 $149,621.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 2 $111,204.50
Federal Aviation Administration 2 $104,916.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 1 $140,146.00
Presidio Trust 1 $71,398.00
Institute of Education Sciences 1 $141,534.00
U.S. Trustee Program 1 $111,400.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 1 $123,198.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $112,074.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $132,960.00
Forest Service 1 $100,727.00
Maritime Administration 1 $119,474.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 1 $118,603.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 1 $114,601.00

Education Programmer Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Education Programmer is $118,684.90. The highest paid Education Programmer made $203,500 in 2020.

Common Education Programmer Payscales

Payscale Number of Education Program Employees
GS - General Schedule 501
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 3
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified 2
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 2
EX - Executive Pay 1
GM - Employees Covered By The Performance Management And Recognition System (pmrs) Termination Provisions 1

Starting Paygrade: $34,649.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $146,757.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Professional and Scientific
Occupation Family: 1700 EDUCATION GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-6 Paygrade

GS-6 is the starting paygrade for Education Program jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-6 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Statistical AssistantClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Range TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
ChemistryProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Pathology TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Accounting TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Education Program Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020

In 2004, the average pay for an Education Programmer was $91,875. Since then, the average pay has increased to $118,685 in 2020.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 1720.

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