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Human Resources Manager - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for "Human Resources Manager"

How much does a Human Resources Manager in the federal government get paid? $92,973.46* *Based on the 2016 average.
15,713 EMPLOYEES
$1.46B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Human Resources Manager was the 20th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 15,713 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Human Resources Management, with an average salary of $74,343.

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 3,251 $74,342.96
Internal Revenue Service 905 $93,978.65
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 702 $72,744.36
Social Security Administration 658 $97,416.88
Forest Service 464 $77,793.25
Office of Personnel Management 372 $105,975.84
Federal Aviation Administration 342 $101,773.17
Department of Energy 293 $100,645.60
National Park Service 291 $85,555.30
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 267 $93,875.84
Transportation Security Administration 264 $87,541.71
Veterans Benefits Administration 238 $81,314.82
National Institutes of Health 217 $100,948.05
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 202 $73,336.68
Federal Bureau of Investigation 179 $96,375.19
Environmental Protection Agency 177 $101,091.31
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 170 $100,636.71
Food and Drug Administration 163 $100,122.73
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 161 $87,866.08
Indian Health Service 161 $77,923.77
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 160 $106,778.34
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 153 $105,288.61
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 146 $129,067.36
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 128 $89,719.95
Bureau of Land Management 127 $80,339.87
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 123 $94,682.74
Federal Emergency Management Agency 120 $93,182.79
Bureau of Reclamation 118 $80,549.67
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 113 $95,581.94
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 112 $118,189.38
U.S. Coast Guard 110 $100,047.04
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 108 $92,639.91
Patent and Trademark Office 108 $106,229.85
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 108 $105,691.25
Food Safety and Inspection Service 101 $100,937.12
Bureau of the Census 96 $89,506.18
Assistant Secretary for Administration 96 $115,240.07
Agricultural Research Service 94 $93,577.40
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 93 $90,815.98
Farm Service Agency 86 $91,240.33
Natural Resources Conservation Service 86 $85,327.43
Offices, Boards and Divisions 86 $112,673.91
Small Business Administration 85 $101,802.22
Agency for International Development 85 $109,928.99
Rural Housing Service 84 $86,108.65
Office of Comptroller of Currency 75 $141,557.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 75 $108,528.39
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 71 $109,568.06
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 67 $95,117.39
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 67 $111,547.46
Drug Enforcement Administration 65 $108,044.54
Headquarters, Nasa 65 $116,672.45
Departmental Administration 63 $117,014.33
U.S. Secret Service 60 $96,332.65
Geological Survey 59 $90,717.03
Federal Highway Administration 59 $104,924.75
Indian Affairs 58 $84,577.74
Office of Management (Department of Education) 56 $104,685.39
Securities and Exchange Commission 56 $145,349.16
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 55 $123,340.58
National Archives and Records Administration 50 $96,027.02
Goddard Space Flight Center 48 $115,984.83
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 46 $93,853.07
Office of Secretary of Transportation 46 $111,089.59
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 41 $112,436.71
Wage and Hour Division 40 $80,835.00
Departmental Offices 40 $120,668.58
Health Resources and Services Administration 38 $102,242.74
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 38 $77,583.39
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 38 $112,704.45
National Protection and Programs Directorate 35 $106,975.37
National Science Foundation 35 $115,415.89
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 35 $103,747.89
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 34 $101,253.59
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 33 $109,222.24
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 31 $0.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 30 $99,739.43
U.S. Marshals Service 30 $105,459.83
U.S. Mint 30 $108,586.53
National Institute of Standards and Technology 30 $110,325.23
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 29 $100,579.03
National Credit Union Administration 28 $144,117.96
John F. Kennedy Space Center 28 $91,198.36
National Labor Relations Board 27 $101,845.96
Bureau of Labor Statistics 26 $95,857.38
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 25 $102,867.08
Federal Communications Commission 23 $126,490.78
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Corporation Senior Executive Management 23 $119,774.87
Langley Research Center 22 $98,083.41
Federal Housing Finance Agency 21 $170,540.62
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 21 $88,247.00
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 21 $127,111.67
Government Printing Office 21 $104,772.00
Office of the Director 20 $115,062.65
National Cemetery Administration 20 $90,316.15
Ames Research Center 20 $116,378.10
Office of Justice Programs 20 $118,115.25
Federal Student Aid 20 $110,945.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 20 $116,339.35
Food and Nutrition Service 19 $105,737.68
Broadcasting Board of Governors 19 $106,786.00
Employment and Training Administration 18 $100,572.50
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 18 $150,701.78
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 17 $108,007.47
Railroad Retirement Board 17 $98,479.71
Maritime Administration 17 $107,468.71
Federal Trade Commission 16 $113,184.88
Mine Safety and Health Administration 15 $104,501.67
International Trade Administration 15 $91,879.07
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 15 $108,761.60
Peace Corps 15 $99,371.80
Office of Administration 14 $119,553.93
Federal Railroad Administration 14 $110,719.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 13 $109,160.46
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 13 $118,438.92
Federal Transit Administration 13 $107,055.54
Executive Office for Immigration Review 13 $109,212.69
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 13 $104,130.54
Pretrial Services Agency 12 $113,388.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 11 $101,239.18
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 11 $97,279.55
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 11 $114,342.00
National Gallery of Art 11 $114,422.82
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 11 $111,849.00
Office of Special Counsel 10 $109,925.80
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 10 $109,145.90
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Labor Management Relations 10 $119,755.10
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 9 $113,816.89
Corporation for National and Community Service 9 $120,689.89
Millennium Challenge Corporation 9 $130,758.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 9 $109,081.33
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 9 $105,157.89
U.S. Trustee Program 8 $119,000.00
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 8 $113,695.75
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 8 $101,306.75
Dryden Flight Research Center 8 $104,601.63
National Endowment for the Humanities 7 $101,893.86
Merit Systems Protection Board 7 $145,022.00
Veteran Employment Services Office 7 $99,757.57
National Transportation Safety Board 7 $120,528.14
U.S. International Trade Commission 7 $115,899.86
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 7 $108,767.00
National Endowment for the Arts 6 $119,912.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 6 $100,572.67
Federal Election Commission 6 $103,835.33
John C. Stennis Space Center 6 $100,029.67
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 6 $106,268.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 6 $106,917.67
Farm Credit Administration 6 $131,310.83
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 6 $111,563.67
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 6 $121,341.33
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 5 $127,949.60
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 5 $63,822.50
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 5 $100,945.80
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 5 $107,538.60
Selective Service System 5 $91,494.60
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 5 $119,516.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 5 $127,298.40
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 4 $106,007.50
Institute of Museum and Library Services 4 $115,820.00
Presidio Trust 4 $140,824.75
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 4 $112,303.50
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 3 $116,556.33
Agricultural Marketing Service 3 $93,557.33
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 3 $143,764.67
U.S. Tax Court 3 $131,552.67
Federal Maritime Commission 3 $101,166.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 3 $99,695.33
Commission on Civil Rights 2 $112,014.50
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 2 $109,728.50
Surface Transportation Board 2 $112,959.50
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 2 $130,540.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 2 $118,613.50
Architectural & Transportation Barrier Compliance Board 1 $94,203.00
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 1 $158,700.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 1 $135,945.00
National Capital Planning Commission 1 $78,924.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 1 $108,987.00
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $84,673.00
Office of Labor-Management Standards 1 $91,657.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $108,497.00
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 1 $160,200.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $132,368.00
Office of Government Ethics 1 $139,523.00
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 1 $118,069.00
Valles Caldera Trust 1 $81,054.00
National Appeals Division 1 $112,014.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $118,374.00
Office of the Secretary of Agriculture 1 $93,271.00
Office of General Counsel (General Services Administration) 1 $151,799.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 1 $110,902.00

Human Resources Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Human Resources Manager is $92,973.46. The highest paid Human Resources Manager made $326,525 in 2016.

Common Human Resources Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Human Resources Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 13,699
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 344
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 333
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 284
ZA - Administrative 154
CG - Corporate Graded 129
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 128
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 88
IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use 83
ES - Senior Executive Service 66
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 66
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 63
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 48
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 36
CU - Credit Union Employees 24
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 22
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 20
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 18
PG - Printing Office Grades 18
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 16
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 16
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 15
SL - Senior Level Positions 7
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 7
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 6
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 5
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 5
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 3
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 3
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 2
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 1
SS - Senior Staff Positions 1
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 1
EE - Expert (other) 1
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 1

Starting Paygrade: $25,871.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $136,659.00 / 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
Office Automation Clerical and AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Meteorological TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Equipment, Facilities, and ServicesAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Inventory ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Security Clerical and AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Human Resources Management Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016

In 2004, the average pay for a Human Resources Manager was $75,125. Since then, the average pay has increased to $92,973 in 2016.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0201.

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