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Education Programmer - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for "Education Programmer"

How much does an Education Programmer in the federal government get paid? $108,306.11* *Based on the 2016 average.

Education Programmer was the 218th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 586 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education hired the most employees titled Education Program, with an average salary of $106,385.

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 109 $106,384.83
Veterans Health Administration 102 $87,689.18
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 81 $123,449.73
Office of Postsecondary Education 45 $113,028.33
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 30 $130,297.03
Indian Affairs 30 $106,773.40
Office of Communications and Outreach 25 $107,346.27
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 19 $108,191.47
Dean for VA Learning University 16 $117,884.13
Office of Innovation and Improvement 15 $120,319.80
National Park Service 12 $76,502.17
Office of English Language Acquisition 11 $117,866.36
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 10 $101,234.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 9 $112,859.67
Department of State 7 $140,715.43
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 6 $100,376.83
Food and Drug Administration 5 $125,884.00
U.S. Agency for International Development 4 $107,584.75
Ames Research Center 4 $133,391.50
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 4 $121,304.25
Patent and Trademark Office 4 $121,379.50
Forest Service 3 $86,153.67
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 3 $126,768.67
John C. Stennis Space Center 2 $101,071.00
U.S. Coast Guard 2 $88,860.50
Langley Research Center 2 $88,008.00
Citizenship and Immigration Services 2 $82,655.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 2 $105,785.50
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $107,505.00
Peace Corps 2 $77,765.50
Goddard Space Flight Center 2 $106,341.50
Federal Emergency Management Agency 2 $130,830.50
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 2 $138,595.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 1 $126,397.00
Federal Aviation Administration 1 $91,763.00
Maritime Administration 1 $95,409.00
Office of the Under Secretary (Department of Education) 1 $108,887.00
National Labor Relations Board 1 $64,650.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $119,744.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 1 $92,145.00
U.S. Trustee Program 1 $84,443.00
National Institutes of Health 1 $66,805.00
Office of Legislation and Congressional Affairs 1 $155,500.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 1 $52,175.00
Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education 1 $160,300.00

Education Programmer Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Education Programmer is $108,306.11. The highest paid Education Programmer made $199,700 in 2016.

Common Education Programmer Payscales

Payscale Number of Education Program Employees
GS - General Schedule 572
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 4
ZZ - Nonapplicable 2
EX - Executive Pay 2
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 2
ES - Senior Executive Service 1
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 1
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 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
MathematicsProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
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 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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