Human Resources Manager - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Human Resources Manager"

How much does a Human Resources Manager in the federal government get paid? $89,269.15* *Based on the 2010 average.
14,436 EMPLOYEES
$1.29B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Human Resources Manager was the 22nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 14,436 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2010, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Human Resources Management, with an average salary of $71,649.

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 2,429 $71,649.47
Internal Revenue Service 1,211 $88,750.01
Social Security Administration 669 $94,651.54
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 628 $71,938.82
Office of Personnel Management 467 $97,333.99
Forest Service 424 $74,531.31
Federal Aviation Administration 399 $96,781.41
Department of State 342 $91,235.34
Department of Energy 331 $98,142.27
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 329 $92,806.84
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 298 $89,750.58
National Park Service 269 $78,486.56
Transportation Security Administration 265 $83,495.01
National Institutes of Health 248 $98,254.40
Federal Bureau of Investigation 224 $89,514.06
Veterans Benefits Administration 206 $76,950.78
Environmental Protection Agency 198 $97,469.54
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 166 $99,090.14
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 165 $85,205.33
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 160 $95,362.19
Indian Health Service 149 $73,610.09
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 149 $111,928.80
Assistant Secretary for Administration 147 $104,966.77
Bureau of the Public Debt 133 $76,582.11
Bureau of Land Management 127 $81,200.50
Natural Resources Conservation Service 123 $81,983.37
Food Safety and Inspection Service 117 $101,302.82
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 113 $104,834.29
Bureau of the Census 113 $87,320.26
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 112 $113,588.71
Agricultural Research Service 108 $88,408.84
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 105 $92,414.86
Federal Emergency Management Agency 105 $99,389.43
U.S. Coast Guard 101 $96,573.81
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 98 $88,474.99
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 97 $84,595.19
Rural Housing Service 94 $82,304.92
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 91 $94,327.43
Offices, Boards and Divisions 91 $109,748.51
Bureau of Reclamation 91 $81,903.91
Patent and Trademark Office 89 $97,131.97
Farm Service Agency 89 $94,020.82
Headquarters, Nasa 76 $109,138.32
U.S. Secret Service 72 $91,003.76
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 70 $98,695.79
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 66 $103,509.02
Geological Survey 66 $98,816.94
Drug Enforcement Administration 64 $104,961.98
Small Business Administration 63 $98,899.29
Agency for International Development 62 $100,454.58
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 59 $108,342.31
Federal Highway Administration 58 $98,038.64
Employment Standards Administration 57 $78,849.09
Indian Affairs 56 $79,430.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 50 $116,922.64
Office of Comptroller of Currency 47 $133,400.34
Office of Management (Department of Education) 45 $103,247.02
Goddard Space Flight Center 45 $115,697.84
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 45 $105,455.76
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 43 $99,525.81
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 42 $104,767.60
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 42 $102,737.86
Securities and Exchange Commission 40 $135,932.23
Departmental Administration 39 $105,365.26
John F. Kennedy Space Center 37 $96,634.05
National Archives and Records Administration 36 $94,862.22
Financial Management Service 35 $98,972.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 34 $105,279.68
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 33 $97,574.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 33 $97,295.24
Government Printing Office 32 $90,919.41
U.S. Marshals Service 31 $105,800.23
Broadcasting Board of Governors 30 $104,985.10
National Science Foundation 29 $111,577.31
Departmental Offices 29 $117,366.72
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 28 $99,100.96
Office of Secretary of Transportation 27 $114,766.37
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 26 $98,140.08
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 26 $92,251.81
U.S. Mint 25 $103,160.40
Langley Research Center 25 $96,272.76
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 24 $66,352.04
Department of Veterans Affairs 23 $114,040.26
National Credit Union Administration 21 $129,259.19
Office of the Director 20 $112,214.25
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 20 $119,785.25
Bureau of Labor Statistics 19 $91,188.84
Federal Communications Commission 19 $122,354.53
Food and Nutrition Service 19 $106,085.95
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 18 $102,003.06
Office of Justice Programs 18 $104,977.28
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 17 $73,119.35
Executive Office for Immigration Review 17 $98,539.65
Office of Thrift Supervision 16 $138,443.94
Ames Research Center 16 $107,531.88
National Labor Relations Board 15 $104,223.80
Federal Trade Commission 15 $104,298.33
Railroad Retirement Board 14 $101,512.79
Federal Railroad Administration 14 $112,300.93
Federal Transit Administration 14 $108,851.86
Mine Safety and Health Administration 14 $103,932.79
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 14 $110,586.93
Maritime Administration 14 $100,779.64
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 13 $96,012.92
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 13 $107,350.46
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 12 $96,302.92
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 12 $82,935.33
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 12 $145,900.67
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 11 $95,408.73
Employment and Training Administration 11 $100,547.55
Office of Administration 11 $118,740.73
Merit Systems Protection Board 10 $124,139.60
Office of Special Counsel 10 $117,300.30
National Cemetery Administration 10 $84,131.90
Corporation for National and Community Service 10 $120,902.50
Peace Corps 10 $112,703.30
Pretrial Services Agency 9 $104,080.56
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 9 $115,688.11
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 9 $112,295.33
Dryden Flight Research Center 9 $106,379.44
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 8 $96,560.38
Consumer Product Safety Commission 8 $106,228.63
National Gallery of Art 8 $112,279.38
International Trade Administration 8 $101,780.38
U.S. Trustee Program 8 $119,397.13
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 8 $121,029.88
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 8 $125,410.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 7 $105,925.14
Federal Election Commission 7 $96,365.67
Millennium Challenge Corporation 7 $108,262.29
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 7 $97,651.86
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 7 $106,364.43
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 7 $92,895.29
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 7 $112,184.57
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 7 $105,391.57
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 7 $108,094.14
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 7 $115,886.71
National Transportation Safety Board 6 $104,173.00
National Endowment for the Arts 6 $98,268.17
National Endowment for the Humanities 6 $107,257.83
Federal Student Aid 6 $97,338.83
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 6 $118,144.50
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 6 $109,437.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 6 $126,268.17
John C. Stennis Space Center 5 $91,299.20
Selective Service System 5 $84,789.20
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 5 $111,617.80
Export-Import Bank of the United States 5 $102,439.80
Program Support Center 5 $111,831.40
Federal Housing Finance Agency 5 $113,376.40
Federal Maritime Commission 5 $95,046.20
U.S. International Trade Commission 4 $112,330.00
Farm Credit Administration 4 $107,190.00
Presidio Trust 4 $128,391.25
Public Buildings Service 4 $106,186.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 4 $102,941.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 4 $91,286.25
Institute of Museum and Library Services 3 $106,154.67
Federal Labor Relations Authority 3 $110,861.33
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 3 $116,319.00
Surface Transportation Board 3 $120,905.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 3 $92,884.67
3 $94,244.33
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 3 $70,815.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 3 $95,719.67
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 2 $97,274.50
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 2 $60,140.50
Election Assistance Commission 2 $88,998.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 2 $92,381.50
Commission on Civil Rights 2 $97,057.00
Office of Government Ethics 2 $114,347.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 2 $119,237.50
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 2 $121,366.00
National Capital Planning Commission 1 $126,251.00
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $67,130.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $77,983.00
U.S.-China Economic & Security Review Commission 1 $71,694.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $126,251.00
Architectural & Transportation Barrier Compliance Board 1 $87,350.00
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1 $64,548.00
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 1 $148,760.00
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 1 $115,742.00
American Battle Monuments Commission 1 $136,278.00
National Appeals Division 1 $109,372.00
Valles Caldera Trust 1 $69,204.00
Office of General Counsel (General Services Administration) 1 $141,175.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $130,203.00

Human Resources Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Human Resources Manager is $89,269.15. The highest paid Human Resources Manager made $240,700 in 2010.

Common Human Resources Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Human Resources Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 12,385
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 399
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 285
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 264
ZA - Administrative 171
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 167
CG - Corporate Graded 138
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 117
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 106
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 71
ES - Senior Executive Service 64
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 47
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 39
PG - Printing Office Grades 31
CU - Credit Union Employees 20
TG - Ofc Of Thrift Supervision Salary Schedul 16
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 12
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 11
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 11
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 11
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 10
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 9
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 8
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 7
SL - Senior Level Positions 7
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 7
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 4
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 4
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 3
TS - Federal Housing Finance Board Step Sys. 2
OF - Ofc Of Fed Housing Enterprise Oversight 2
SO - Sec Emp Formerly Under Es Pay Plan 1
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 1
FO - Foreign Service Officers 1
NF - Nnsa Future Leaders 1
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 1
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 1
TM - Federal Housing Finance Board Merit Pay 1
SS - Senior Staff Positions 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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