Human Resources Manager - Federal Salaries of 2018

Pay Rates for "Human Resources Manager"

How much does a Human Resources Manager in the federal government get paid? $95,362.35* *Based on the 2018 average.
16,192 EMPLOYEES
$1.52B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Human Resources Manager was the 19th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2018, with 16,192 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2018, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Human Resources Management, with an average salary of $77,207.

Government Human Resources Management jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Human Resources Management job is GS-4, 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

Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.

Agencies that have hired a Human Resources Manager

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 3,653 $77,206.69
Internal Revenue Service 868 $96,210.24
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 662 $75,912.17
Social Security Administration 654 $102,495.69
Forest Service 487 $78,594.31
Office of Personnel Management 395 $109,725.36
Department of State 385 $101,448.10
Federal Aviation Administration 329 $105,189.46
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 310 $93,324.16
Transportation Security Administration 298 $90,946.91
Department of Energy 289 $92,908.40
Veterans Benefits Administration 272 $83,827.82
National Park Service 258 $88,221.29
National Institutes of Health 233 $102,966.94
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 217 $78,218.08
Environmental Protection Agency 195 $103,444.63
Federal Emergency Management Agency 191 $90,198.94
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 188 $110,022.63
Food and Drug Administration 184 $105,950.99
Federal Bureau of Investigation 183 $103,687.90
Indian Health Service 182 $81,632.84
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 176 $107,325.50
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 163 $110,196.26
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 156 $94,587.71
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 150 $134,528.68
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 149 $99,795.41
Bureau of Land Management 141 $81,537.18
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 140 $101,679.86
Bureau of the Census 125 $92,540.55
Bureau of Reclamation 124 $82,934.30
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 123 $120,979.42
U.S. Coast Guard 115 $104,841.31
Natural Resources Conservation Service 113 $95,415.37
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 111 $111,087.02
Food Safety and Inspection Service 108 $98,508.53
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 105 $97,396.95
Patent and Trademark Office 98 $115,551.49
Small Business Administration 96 $101,148.96
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 94 $98,891.60
Assistant Secretary for Administration 93 $121,882.00
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 91 $118,889.76
Agricultural Research Service 91 $96,470.70
Office of Comptroller of Currency 91 $150,543.44
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 91 $114,473.99
Offices, Boards and Divisions 85 $112,464.16
Departmental Administration 83 $115,497.37
Farm Service Agency 83 $95,426.87
Rural Housing Service 78 $94,316.45
Drug Enforcement Administration 76 $110,651.25
Agency for International Development 72 $115,052.72
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 71 $112,989.15
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 67 $101,030.57
Geological Survey 66 $96,740.29
U.S. Secret Service 65 $101,555.38
Indian Affairs 63 $89,744.40
Headquarters, Nasa 63 $124,644.75
Securities and Exchange Commission 60 $153,376.08
Federal Highway Administration 52 $109,538.31
National Protection and Programs Directorate 51 $118,368.69
Office of Management (Department of Education) 48 $114,102.71
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 47 $100,077.53
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 47 $116,370.51
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 46 $116,227.87
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 45 $131,798.18
Office of Secretary of Transportation 45 $118,518.58
Goddard Space Flight Center 44 $121,574.91
National Archives and Records Administration 42 $102,321.24
Health Resources and Services Administration 41 $106,181.37
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 40 $110,951.69
Departmental Offices 38 $123,697.66
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 38 $111,057.97
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 38 $118,188.37
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 38 $101,592.53
National Science Foundation 35 $115,936.31
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 35 $109,990.83
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 35 $77,812.51
National Institute of Standards and Technology 35 $120,665.17
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 33 $143,047.30
U.S. Marshals Service 31 $109,895.90
National Credit Union Administration 28 $1,243.75
National Labor Relations Board 28 $105,236.43
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 28 $107,981.32
U.S. Mint 27 $111,498.22
Bureau of Labor Statistics 27 $105,899.85
Wage and Hour Division 27 $83,301.96
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 27 $105,327.15
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 26 $111,689.35
John F. Kennedy Space Center 26 $102,005.42
Employment and Training Administration 24 $109,255.29
Federal Student Aid 23 $113,276.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 23 $98,319.04
Ames Research Center 21 $118,425.24
Office of the Director 20 $125,339.75
Federal Trade Commission 20 $123,739.00
Federal Housing Finance Agency 20 $181,629.05
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Corporation Senior Executive Management 20 $117,089.10
National Cemetery Administration 20 $91,185.95
Executive Office for Immigration Review 20 $108,888.35
Broadcasting Board of Governors 20 $113,182.90
Government Printing Office 20 $112,220.85
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 20 $122,761.95
Office of Justice Programs 19 $125,608.53
Peace Corps 19 $105,914.26
Federal Communications Commission 19 $135,243.47
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 17 $81,766.82
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 17 $119,038.24
Langley Research Center 17 $100,845.94
Food and Nutrition Service 17 $114,861.18
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 17 $116,938.88
Railroad Retirement Board 16 $107,060.19
Federal Transit Administration 16 $107,222.50
Federal Railroad Administration 15 $105,831.27
Maritime Administration 15 $113,004.07
Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals 15 $106,447.47
Office of Administration 15 $126,918.33
Mine Safety and Health Administration 14 $107,675.57
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 14 $119,969.86
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 14 $110,189.43
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 13 $167,222.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 13 $111,516.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 13 $108,757.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 13 $126,444.38
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Labor Management Relations 13 $126,501.69
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 12 $104,524.58
Pretrial Services Agency 12 $119,913.33
Consumer Product Safety Commission 11 $107,099.45
National Gallery of Art 11 $125,622.45
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 11 $117,264.73
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 10 $102,701.60
Millennium Challenge Corporation 10 $145,439.80
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 9 $115,319.44
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 9 $118,664.44
Corporation for National and Community Service 9 $108,370.67
Dryden Flight Research Center 9 $117,024.00
International Trade Administration 9 $99,799.22
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 8 $122,684.88
National Transportation Safety Board 8 $124,878.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 8 $111,739.75
Office of Special Counsel 8 $114,535.13
Merit Systems Protection Board 8 $150,083.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 7 $115,578.29
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 7 $106,157.43
Selective Service System 6 $87,920.33
National Endowment for the Humanities 6 $113,232.67
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 6 $117,538.83
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 6 $127,837.67
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 6 $137,523.33
Presidio Trust 6 $121,021.33
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 6 $118,421.17
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 5 $135,550.60
Federal Maritime Commission 5 $108,381.20
John C. Stennis Space Center 5 $113,356.60
National Endowment for the Arts 5 $131,721.20
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 5 $134,390.40
Farm Credit Administration 5 $139,496.60
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 5 $88,372.60
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 4 $89,614.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 4 $125,165.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 4 $129,774.75
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 4 $109,192.25
Federal Election Commission 4 $117,008.75
Institute of Museum and Library Services 4 $124,200.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 3 $94,755.33
Surface Transportation Board 3 $126,593.33
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 3 $160,394.67
U.S. Tax Court 3 $125,100.33
Federal Labor Relations Authority 3 $123,931.67
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 3 $121,579.00
U.S. Trustee Program 3 $128,939.67
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 2 $128,207.50
American Battle Monuments Commission 2 $132,613.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 2 $82,185.00
Veteran Employment Services Office 2 $108,971.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 2 $119,925.00
National Appeals Division 1 $120,074.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $120,074.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 1 $120,074.00
Office of Labor-Management Standards 1 $98,323.00
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 1 $127,208.00
National Capital Planning Commission 1 $94,796.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $123,561.00
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $93,008.00
Office of General Counsel (General Services Administration) 1 $158,312.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $114,931.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 1 $135,126.00
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1 $161,900.00
Office of Enterprise Operations 1 $172,100.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 1 $64,218.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $82,913.00

Human Resources Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Human Resources Manager is $95,362.35. The highest paid Human Resources Manager made $712,205 in 2018.

Common Human Resources Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Human Resources Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 14,143
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 331
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 329
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 296
ZA - Administrative 165
CG - Corporate Graded 136
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 123
IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use 93
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 91
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 69
ES - Senior Executive Service 65
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 60
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 59
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 33
CU - Credit Union Employees 26
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 22
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 19
PG - Printing Office Grades 19
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 18
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 15
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 14
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 13
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 10
SL - Senior Level Positions 7
IT - 7
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 7
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 5
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 4
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 2
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 2
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 2
SS - Senior Staff Positions 2
EN - Nat Nuclear Security Admin Exc Srvc Only 1
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 1
CE - Contract Education--year Long 1
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 1
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 1

Starting Paygrade: $26,233.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $138,572.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management
Occupation Family: 0200 HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Human Resources Management jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Closed Microphone ReportingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Meteorological TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Cemetery Administration ServicesAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Distribution Facilities and Storage ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Explosives SafetyAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Human Resources Management Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Human Resources Manager was $75,125. Since then, the average pay has increased to $95,362 in 2018.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0201.

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