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Education Programmer - Federal Salaries of 2017

Pay Rates for "Education Programmer"

How much does an Education Programmer in the federal government get paid? $112,588.42* *Based on the 2017 average.

Education Programmer was the 223rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2017, with 544 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2017, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Education Program, with an average salary of $95,541.

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
Veterans Health Administration 106 $95,541.42
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 90 $114,835.52
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 79 $126,613.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 41 $118,466.44
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 31 $132,429.10
Indian Affairs 29 $107,647.93
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 19 $113,019.42
Office of Innovation and Improvement 15 $123,701.60
Office of English Language Acquisition 13 $120,542.54
National Park Service 11 $80,410.45
John F. Kennedy Space Center 11 $110,000.82
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 10 $106,047.10
Office of Communications and Outreach 7 $136,633.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 7 $102,768.71
U.S. Agency for International Development 6 $112,129.17
Department of State 6 $143,098.83
Food and Drug Administration 5 $121,244.40
Health Resources and Services Administration 5 $108,157.20
Citizenship and Immigration Services 4 $83,706.25
Langley Research Center 4 $89,441.50
Patent and Trademark Office 4 $130,685.25
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 4 $124,148.00
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 3 $120,820.33
Forest Service 3 $87,776.67
Presidio Trust 3 $72,695.33
Ames Research Center 3 $134,065.67
Immigration Office of Secretary of Education 3 $132,610.67
Federal Emergency Management Agency 2 $134,667.50
Goddard Space Flight Center 2 $110,246.00
Peace Corps 2 $72,511.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 2 $117,944.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $112,550.00
John C. Stennis Space Center 1 $111,551.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 1 $96,698.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $121,692.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $80,014.00
Maritime Administration 1 $101,131.00
Federal Aviation Administration 1 $94,434.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 1 $52,175.00
National Institutes of Health 1 $70,943.00
Office of Legislation and Congressional Affairs 1 $155,500.00
Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education 1 $162,125.00
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 1 $80,720.00
U.S. Trustee Program 1 $89,177.00

Education Programmer Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Education Programmer is $112,588.42. The highest paid Education Programmer made $199,700 in 2017.

Common Education Programmer Payscales

Payscale Number of Education Program Employees
GS - General Schedule 528
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 7
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 3
EX - Executive Pay 2
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 1
ES - Senior Executive Service 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 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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