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Education Programmer - Federal Salaries of 2009

Pay Rates for "Education Programmer"

How much does an Education Programmer in the federal government get paid? $104,702.52* *Based on the 2009 average.

Education Programmer was the 212th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2009, with 633 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2009, the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education hired the most employees titled Education Program, with an average salary of $109,268.

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.

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions fall under this job category. Due to the growing focus of them STEM fields, individuals in this job category tend to advance more quickly than employees in the other job categories. Jobs in this category are being added quickly and many organizations have trouble finding qualified individuals. Individuals in this job category typically recieve pormotions of 2 grade increases at a time until they reach GS-12.

Agencies that have hired an Education Programmer

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 118 $109,268.23
Veterans Health Administration 102 $80,940.89
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 89 $112,087.43
Office of Postsecondary Education 54 $123,834.09
Indian Affairs 53 $91,287.87
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 37 $120,983.78
Office of Innovation and Improvement 34 $107,033.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 20 $103,383.00
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools 17 $115,144.47
Office of English Language Acquisition 14 $109,412.71
National Park Service 10 $67,542.40
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 8 $93,100.38
Department of State 8 $140,167.57
U.S. Agency for International Development 8 $125,858.88
Food and Drug Administration 7 $105,602.71
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 7 $100,213.14
John F. Kennedy Space Center 6 $107,763.67
Ames Research Center 6 $136,650.33
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 5 $153,202.20
Forest Service 4 $68,890.25
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 4 $103,336.25
Office of Communications and Outreach 3 $120,044.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $110,109.00
Office of Government Ethics 2 $94,955.50
Peace Corps 2 $56,237.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 2 $113,731.50
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $72,298.00
National Institutes of Health 2 $57,598.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $108,693.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 1 $113,348.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $112,995.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $79,223.00
Langley Research Center 1 $111,398.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 1 $108,181.00
Federal Aviation Administration 1 $79,232.00

Education Programmer Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Education Programmer is $104,702.52. The highest paid Education Programmer made $196,700 in 2009.

Common Education Programmer Payscales

Payscale Number of Education Program Employees
GS - General Schedule 602
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 10
ES - Senior Executive Service 7
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 5
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 2
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 2
EX - Executive Pay 1
ZZ - Nonapplicable 1
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 1
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 1

Starting Paygrade: $33,903.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $143,598.00 / 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
Operations ResearchProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
EcologyProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Physical Science TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Medical TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Cash ProcessingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Education Program Pay Trend from 2004 to 2019

In 2004, the average pay for an Education Programmer was $91,875. Since then, the average pay has increased to $116,128 in 2019.

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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