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Human Resources Manager - Federal Salaries of 2008

Pay Rates for "Human Resources Manager"

How much does a Human Resources Manager in the federal government get paid? $84,810.86* *Based on the 2008 average.
12,967 EMPLOYEES
$1.1B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Human Resources Manager was the 22nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2008, with 12,967 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2008, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Human Resources Management, with an average salary of $69,574.

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 1,783 $69,573.99
Internal Revenue Service 1,247 $82,504.18
Social Security Administration 643 $88,623.98
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 517 $71,896.92
Federal Aviation Administration 414 $90,229.67
Office of Personnel Management 399 $96,302.64
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 381 $83,147.85
Forest Service 336 $72,481.93
Department of Energy 307 $90,342.26
Program Support Center 305 $87,330.89
Department of State 299 $86,109.25
National Institutes of Health 259 $86,396.15
Transportation Security Administration 247 $84,901.50
National Park Service 238 $73,575.37
Federal Bureau of Investigation 199 $81,033.74
Environmental Protection Agency 181 $94,892.61
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 172 $93,141.28
Veterans Benefits Administration 166 $73,012.90
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 159 $81,537.75
Indian Health Service 145 $69,635.62
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 143 $92,182.90
Assistant Secretary for Administration 125 $95,846.34
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 118 $95,780.27
Bureau of the Public Debt 112 $72,359.10
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 110 $87,873.82
Bureau of Land Management 110 $78,626.53
Federal Emergency Management Agency 108 $88,312.46
Natural Resources Conservation Service 108 $73,991.56
Bureau of the Census 108 $79,384.48
U.S. Coast Guard 107 $90,398.11
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 106 $106,524.15
Food Safety and Inspection Service 106 $91,438.56
Agricultural Research Service 104 $80,966.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 103 $83,009.43
Offices, Boards and Divisions 98 $99,009.63
Rural Housing Service 95 $76,726.73
Farm Service Agency 88 $83,631.23
Patent and Trademark Office 86 $92,577.05
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 86 $83,174.45
Bureau of Reclamation 80 $78,567.14
U.S. Secret Service 69 $86,611.38
Headquarters, Nasa 68 $101,199.49
Geological Survey 68 $88,923.15
Employment Standards Administration 62 $81,976.90
Small Business Administration 61 $89,175.56
Drug Enforcement Administration 59 $99,982.44
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 57 $98,330.11
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 56 $95,808.18
Federal Highway Administration 55 $92,505.36
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 55 $89,366.64
Office of Comptroller of Currency 52 $121,153.08
Indian Affairs 51 $77,247.08
Office of Management (Department of Education) 50 $97,238.38
Agency for International Development 49 $94,705.02
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 49 $107,986.24
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 48 $92,421.73
Departmental Administration 47 $108,636.62
Goddard Space Flight Center 46 $100,170.39
Financial Management Service 45 $92,336.13
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 41 $97,336.15
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 40 $121,664.10
Government Printing Office 38 $83,042.05
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 34 $97,407.47
Securities and Exchange Commission 33 $124,411.88
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 33 $88,474.33
John F. Kennedy Space Center 32 $85,715.72
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 31 $86,602.35
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 31 $103,686.74
National Archives and Records Administration 29 $86,294.93
U.S. Marshals Service 29 $90,449.17
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 28 $83,207.79
U.S. Mint 28 $95,981.71
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 28 $96,665.29
Departmental Offices 27 $109,997.19
Broadcasting Board of Governors 27 $92,158.04
National Science Foundation 27 $103,819.93
Office of Secretary of Transportation 27 $105,008.19
National Institute of Standards and Technology 26 $104,249.50
Langley Research Center 25 $92,052.12
Office of the Director 23 $101,479.09
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 23 $88,763.70
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 22 $84,640.77
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 20 $58,516.85
National Credit Union Administration 20 $116,897.50
Bureau of Labor Statistics 20 $85,037.05
Office of Thrift Supervision 19 $125,525.47
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 19 $88,342.84
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 19 $108,706.84
Ames Research Center 18 $98,932.83
Office of Justice Programs 17 $94,603.94
Federal Communications Commission 16 $118,123.63
Federal Trade Commission 15 $100,535.60
Food and Nutrition Service 15 $97,188.07
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 15 $74,642.13
International Trade Administration 15 $100,962.60
National Labor Relations Board 15 $99,341.93
Peace Corps 15 $108,096.13
Railroad Retirement Board 14 $91,992.21
Federal Railroad Administration 14 $104,381.00
Maritime Administration 14 $92,734.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 14 $97,322.50
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 14 $97,102.14
Office of Administration 14 $109,298.36
Executive Office for Immigration Review 13 $100,250.31
Office of Special Counsel 13 $103,663.31
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 13 $98,656.54
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 12 $87,267.42
Employment and Training Administration 12 $92,547.33
Federal Transit Administration 11 $111,156.36
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 11 $96,755.55
Pretrial Services Agency 10 $97,589.10
National Gallery of Art 9 $109,807.89
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 9 $88,381.44
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 9 $97,750.44
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 9 $104,971.56
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 9 $138,202.67
National Transportation Safety Board 8 $107,251.75
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 8 $111,665.38
National Cemetery Administration 8 $74,231.38
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 8 $79,280.13
Dryden Flight Research Center 8 $88,816.38
U.S. Trustee Program 7 $96,119.14
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 7 $90,585.14
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 7 $105,883.43
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 7 $97,563.57
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 7 $110,544.71
Merit Systems Protection Board 7 $120,273.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 6 $104,271.83
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 6 $120,168.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 6 $101,899.00
Federal Student Aid 6 $107,850.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 6 $108,423.67
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 6 $95,319.50
Corporation for National and Community Service 6 $129,037.17
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 6 $97,064.67
Consumer Product Safety Commission 6 $94,173.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 5 $106,067.20
Export-Import Bank of the United States 5 $107,929.00
National Endowment for the Arts 5 $100,081.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 5 $98,588.60
John C. Stennis Space Center 5 $79,159.40
Federal Housing Finance Board 4 $104,122.25
Presidio Trust 4 $123,192.75
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 4 $103,693.00
Federal Maritime Commission 4 $90,831.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 4 $75,333.50
Millennium Challenge Corporation 4 $89,804.25
Selective Service System 4 $82,395.25
U.S. International Trade Commission 4 $109,626.25
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 4 $70,471.25
Federal Election Commission 4 $94,129.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 4 $98,868.25
Farm Credit Administration 4 $103,925.00
3 $110,931.33
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 3 $85,474.67
Agricultural Marketing Service 3 $86,854.33
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 3 $107,097.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 3 $78,407.67
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 2 $77,232.00
Surface Transportation Board 2 $99,139.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 2 $114,847.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 2 $98,164.50
Commission on Civil Rights 2 $83,147.00
Office of Government Ethics 2 $102,903.50
Offices of the Regional Administrators 2 $97,290.50
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $116,372.00
Architectural & Transportation Barrier Compliance Board 1 $79,068.00
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1 $55,275.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $112,593.00
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 1 $108,354.00
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 1 $134,538.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $101,301.00
Valles Caldera Trust 1 $71,732.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $95,822.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 1 $104,301.00
Office of General Counsel (General Services Administration) 1 $132,549.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 1 $104,569.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $127,442.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 1 $85,438.00
National Capital Planning Commission 1 $117,639.00
American Battle Monuments Commission 1 $89,217.00
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $59,371.00
National Appeals Division 1 $91,259.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 1 $74,416.00
African Development Foundation 1 $142,227.00

Human Resources Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Human Resources Manager is $84,810.86. The highest paid Human Resources Manager made $213,213 in 2008.

Common Human Resources Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Human Resources Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 11,173
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 413
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 247
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 203
ZA - Administrative 180
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 150
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 98
CG - Corporate Graded 96
ES - Senior Executive Service 61
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 58
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 52
PG - Printing Office Grades 37
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 32
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 25
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 24
TG - Ofc Of Thrift Supervision Salary Schedul 19
CU - Credit Union Employees 19
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 14
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 10
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 9
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 9
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 6
SL - Senior Level Positions 5
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 4
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 4
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 3
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 3
TM - Federal Housing Finance Board Merit Pay 2
TS - Federal Housing Finance Board Step Sys. 2
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 2
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 1
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 1
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 1
EE - Expert (other) 1
SS - Senior Staff Positions 1
HU - Haskell Indian Nations Univ Demo Project 1
SO - Sec Emp Formerly Under Es Pay Plan 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 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Human Resources Manager was $75,125. Since then, the average pay has increased to $94,886 in 2017.


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 0201.

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