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Human Resources Manager - Federal Salaries of 2009

Pay Rates for "Human Resources Manager"

How much does a Human Resources Manager in the federal government get paid? $87,815.44* *Based on the 2009 average.
13,763 EMPLOYEES
$1.21B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Human Resources Manager was the 22nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2009, with 13,763 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2009, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Human Resources Management, with an average salary of $70,835.

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 2,167 $70,834.58
Internal Revenue Service 1,226 $86,123.78
Social Security Administration 684 $92,955.22
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 530 $73,742.30
Customs and Border Protection 406 $85,252.05
Office of Personnel Management 403 $98,856.54
Federal Aviation Administration 393 $94,926.22
Forest Service 375 $72,991.16
Department of State 329 $89,942.01
Department of Energy 324 $95,906.65
Program Support Center 303 $92,002.04
National Institutes of Health 269 $91,975.51
National Park Service 252 $76,372.30
Transportation Security Administration 232 $86,219.51
Federal Bureau of Investigation 220 $86,855.89
Environmental Protection Agency 205 $92,844.90
Veterans Benefits Administration 198 $74,498.29
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 167 $83,365.13
Office of the Human Resources Management 163 $96,908.57
Indian Health Service 148 $71,868.24
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 143 $96,015.95
Bureau of the Public Debt 132 $74,049.48
Bureau of the Census 126 $81,575.06
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 125 $112,179.10
Office of the Chief Human Capital Office 118 $103,905.65
Natural Resources Conservation Service 116 $77,009.90
Bureau of Land Management 114 $79,448.08
Agricultural Research Service 112 $83,626.57
Food Safety and Inspection Service 111 $96,843.74
Federal Emergency Management Agency 111 $97,744.23
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 110 $102,648.66
U.S. Coast Guard 109 $93,989.96
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 104 $93,275.28
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 103 $89,851.88
Rural Housing Service 99 $80,786.47
Offices, Boards and Divisions 95 $105,789.99
Bureau of Reclamation 86 $82,232.13
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 86 $84,843.73
Farm Service Agency 85 $87,365.39
Patent and Trademark Office 85 $96,758.92
Headquarters, Nasa 77 $106,700.36
Geological Survey 74 $92,071.61
Small Business Administration 73 $94,003.41
U.S. Secret Service 71 $92,237.58
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 68 $116,797.12
Drug Enforcement Administration 64 $104,019.84
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 64 $100,386.19
Employment Standards Administration 63 $87,183.02
Federal Highway Administration 57 $98,963.53
Indian Affairs 52 $79,293.02
U.S. Agency for International Development 51 $100,917.43
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 51 $105,810.24
Office of Management (Department of Education) 50 $99,075.84
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 49 $117,363.41
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 49 $97,693.43
Office of Comptroller of Currency 49 $129,655.02
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 46 $94,453.50
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 43 $101,460.70
Goddard Space Flight Center 43 $107,805.19
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 42 $102,672.38
Departmental Administration 41 $115,619.90
Financial Management Service 40 $94,658.43
U.S. Marshals Service 38 $98,855.42
Securities and Exchange Commission 37 $128,678.14
Citizenship and Immigration Services 36 $113,812.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 35 $89,208.37
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 34 $91,758.03
Government Printing Office 33 $89,812.79
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 33 $94,644.52
National Archives and Records Administration 33 $90,345.12
Office of Secretary of Transportation 32 $106,906.50
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 29 $96,659.83
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 29 $89,156.72
National Science Foundation 28 $108,950.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 28 $98,354.32
Departmental Offices 27 $118,585.30
U.S. Mint 26 $97,788.27
National Institute of Standards and Technology 25 $108,569.92
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 25 $95,649.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 24 $91,536.33
Langley Research Center 23 $96,405.35
Bureau of Labor Statistics 21 $93,340.62
Office of the Director 21 $106,620.67
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 21 $97,353.95
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 21 $63,422.05
National Credit Union Administration 20 $116,689.35
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 19 $116,298.63
Office of Administration 18 $110,710.89
Federal Communications Commission 18 $118,214.89
Ames Research Center 18 $101,897.22
Food and Nutrition Service 17 $103,562.29
Executive Office for Immigration Review 16 $97,086.63
Office of Justice Programs 15 $96,970.93
Mine Safety and Health Administration 15 $101,308.00
Federal Trade Commission 15 $110,671.87
Office of Thrift Supervision 15 $130,016.20
Peace Corps 15 $112,098.80
Federal Railroad Administration 15 $107,053.47
Railroad Retirement Board 14 $96,686.71
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 14 $77,776.29
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 14 $89,694.93
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 14 $104,192.07
Employment and Training Administration 13 $99,372.08
National Labor Relations Board 13 $114,133.69
Federal Transit Administration 13 $108,266.77
Maritime Administration 13 $92,173.85
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 12 $149,065.25
Office of Special Counsel 12 $110,125.50
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 12 $92,773.92
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 12 $98,820.67
National Cemetery Administration 12 $81,545.92
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 11 $89,374.73
Pretrial Services Agency 10 $102,321.50
Corporation for National and Community Service 10 $115,303.70
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 10 $119,243.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 9 $93,376.33
National Gallery of Art 9 $114,332.89
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 9 $105,895.11
Millennium Challenge Corporation 8 $110,560.88
Dryden Flight Research Center 8 $101,686.25
Consumer Product Safety Commission 8 $99,755.00
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 8 $120,156.88
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 8 $96,453.13
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 8 $113,319.13
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 8 $119,334.63
Merit Systems Protection Board 8 $126,251.50
International Trade Administration 7 $105,553.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 7 $90,335.00
U.S. Trustee Program 7 $103,919.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 7 $96,521.29
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 7 $110,652.86
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 7 $103,985.71
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 7 $97,826.14
Federal Election Commission 7 $108,981.00
National Transportation Safety Board 7 $113,920.00
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 7 $102,178.43
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 7 $120,775.57
National Endowment for the Arts 6 $97,159.33
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 6 $108,734.50
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 6 $93,082.83
Federal Student Aid 5 $121,130.20
Farm Credit Administration 5 $109,288.80
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 5 $102,434.20
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 5 $102,957.60
John C. Stennis Space Center 5 $85,808.60
Selective Service System 5 $87,197.40
U.S. International Trade Commission 5 $104,547.40
National Endowment for the Humanities 4 $96,292.75
Presidio Trust 4 $123,196.25
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 4 $87,355.75
Federal Maritime Commission 4 $96,639.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 4 $77,349.50
Department of Treasury 4 $105,829.25
Agricultural Marketing Service 3 $95,069.33
3 $90,090.00
Surface Transportation Board 3 $114,596.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 3 $90,892.67
Federal Housing Finance Agency 3 $1,625.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 2 $116,419.50
Commission on Civil Rights 2 $89,514.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 2 $75,534.50
Office of Government Ethics 2 $109,444.50
Election Assistance Commission 2 $85,245.00
Offices of the Regional Administrators 2 $103,365.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 2 $111,775.50
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 2 $105,347.50
American Battle Monuments Commission 1 $100,137.00
National Appeals Division 1 $99,665.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 1 $124,269.00
Architectural & Transportation Barrier Compliance Board 1 $82,845.00
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 1 $140,969.00
Valles Caldera Trust 1 $68,882.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $108,830.00
Office of General Counsel (General Services Administration) 1 $138,622.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 1 $110,770.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 1 $60,989.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 1 $88,443.00
U.S.-China Economic & Security Review Commission 1 $70,000.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $118,569.00
National Capital Planning Commission 1 $123,269.00
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $64,021.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $71,449.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 1 $80,409.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $119,844.00
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1 $60,989.00
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 1 $113,007.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 1 $109,570.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $133,543.00

Human Resources Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Human Resources Manager is $87,815.44. The highest paid Human Resources Manager made $238,950 in 2009.

Common Human Resources Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Human Resources Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 11,855
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 392
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 231
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 208
ZA - Administrative 172
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 165
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 118
CG - Corporate Graded 113
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 111
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 62
ES - Senior Executive Service 59
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 49
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 36
PG - Printing Office Grades 32
CU - Credit Union Employees 20
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 17
TG - Ofc Of Thrift Supervision Salary Schedul 15
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 15
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 13
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 12
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 12
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 8
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 7
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 7
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 7
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 5
SL - Senior Level Positions 5
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 4
** - 3
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 3
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 1
SO - Sec Emp Formerly Under Es Pay Plan 1
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 1
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 1
NF - Nnsa Future Leaders 1
FO - Foreign Service Officers 1
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 1

Starting Paygrade: $27,184.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $143,598.00 / 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
Data TranscriberClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Cartographic TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Equipment ServicesAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Supply Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Emergency ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Human Resources Management Pay Trend from 2004 to 2019

In 2004, the average pay for a Human Resources Manager was $75,125. Since then, the average pay has increased to $99,092 in 2019.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0201.

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