Human Resources Manager - Federal Salaries of 2011

Pay Rates for "Human Resources Manager"

How much does a Human Resources Manager in the federal government get paid? $89,442.55* *Based on the 2011 average.
14,842 EMPLOYEES
$1.33B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Human Resources Manager was the 20th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2011, with 14,842 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2011, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Human Resources Management, with an average salary of $72,941.

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 2,540 $72,941.31
Internal Revenue Service 1,205 $87,850.34
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 640 $72,351.90
Social Security Administration 621 $94,636.60
Forest Service 507 $75,201.09
Office of Personnel Management 449 $97,677.06
Federal Aviation Administration 388 $96,665.43
Department of State 374 $90,897.98
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 360 $90,958.21
Department of Energy 320 $98,060.28
National Park Service 296 $79,242.59
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 287 $92,172.56
Transportation Security Administration 275 $84,260.47
National Institutes of Health 244 $98,840.67
Environmental Protection Agency 216 $95,336.12
Federal Bureau of Investigation 209 $88,260.39
Veterans Benefits Administration 206 $75,725.99
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 176 $102,101.31
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 161 $117,766.79
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 160 $98,688.58
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 159 $85,707.36
Natural Resources Conservation Service 154 $74,521.82
Bureau of the Public Debt 153 $74,771.84
Indian Health Service 145 $74,656.39
Assistant Secretary for Administration 143 $102,644.15
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 128 $113,198.10
Bureau of Land Management 128 $81,514.87
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 124 $103,052.02
Federal Emergency Management Agency 120 $96,596.93
Food Safety and Inspection Service 114 $102,894.96
U.S. Coast Guard 106 $96,484.25
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 104 $91,199.59
Agricultural Research Service 101 $90,349.12
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 101 $85,895.46
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 96 $93,839.02
Offices, Boards and Divisions 95 $106,298.59
Rural Housing Service 93 $80,852.61
Bureau of the Census 93 $90,326.53
Patent and Trademark Office 92 $97,081.43
Bureau of Reclamation 91 $82,303.56
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 91 $98,991.75
Farm Service Agency 84 $93,778.74
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 83 $92,265.30
Headquarters, Nasa 78 $107,238.90
Agency for International Development 76 $103,678.38
Small Business Administration 76 $98,502.93
U.S. Secret Service 73 $91,335.33
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 68 $105,755.79
Geological Survey 64 $94,776.64
Departmental Administration 61 $108,137.72
Federal Highway Administration 59 $101,800.54
Indian Affairs 59 $82,031.97
Office of Comptroller of Currency 56 $139,003.59
Drug Enforcement Administration 54 $109,524.46
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 51 $108,815.78
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 50 $120,687.14
Wage and Hour Division 50 $74,297.40
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 48 $92,207.94
Goddard Space Flight Center 44 $117,733.80
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 43 $106,026.95
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 42 $108,363.93
Office of Management (Department of Education) 40 $105,474.68
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 38 $96,395.89
National Archives and Records Administration 37 $98,578.65
U.S. Marshals Service 36 $101,110.33
John F. Kennedy Space Center 35 $98,545.11
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 34 $97,201.18
Office of Secretary of Transportation 33 $116,799.27
U.S. Mint 33 $104,184.91
Departmental Offices 33 $121,781.09
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 33 $98,468.67
Securities and Exchange Commission 33 $132,869.48
National Institute of Standards and Technology 32 $107,611.31
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 32 $103,191.41
Government Printing Office 31 $97,549.87
National Science Foundation 29 $108,478.10
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 28 $70,196.64
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 28 $89,854.43
Broadcasting Board of Governors 27 $104,941.48
Financial Management Service 27 $103,707.30
National Protection and Programs Directorate 25 $99,227.92
National Labor Relations Board 24 $96,883.63
Langley Research Center 24 $100,378.29
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Corporation Senior Executive Management 24 $117,517.13
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 23 $107,011.52
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 23 $97,287.13
National Credit Union Administration 23 $125,947.26
Office of the Director 22 $111,529.55
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 21 $115,269.57
Federal Communications Commission 20 $124,424.85
Food and Nutrition Service 19 $106,510.95
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 19 $72,450.11
Ames Research Center 18 $110,907.61
Bureau of Labor Statistics 18 $87,646.33
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 17 $1,150.00
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 17 $104,706.29
Federal Trade Commission 16 $103,959.50
Executive Office for Immigration Review 16 $100,666.31
Railroad Retirement Board 15 $100,156.13
Office of Justice Programs 14 $111,573.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 14 $103,819.50
Federal Railroad Administration 14 $111,318.36
Federal Transit Administration 14 $105,419.43
Maritime Administration 13 $102,908.62
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 13 $111,211.92
Office of Administration 12 $110,329.83
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 12 $147,509.67
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 12 $95,864.92
Peace Corps 11 $113,022.36
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 11 $98,986.18
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 11 $102,025.18
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 10 $95,103.00
Employment and Training Administration 10 $93,192.50
Federal Student Aid 10 $112,669.30
Corporation for National and Community Service 10 $119,203.80
National Cemetery Administration 10 $81,527.60
Office of Special Counsel 9 $119,291.89
Federal Housing Finance Agency 9 $142,242.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 9 $105,651.44
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 9 $115,116.89
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 9 $95,449.22
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 9 $90,711.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 9 $108,164.78
National Gallery of Art 9 $121,973.44
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 9 $101,432.56
Pretrial Services Agency 9 $109,285.11
National Transportation Safety Board 8 $104,954.00
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 8 $127,148.75
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Labor Management Relations 8 $123,706.63
Millennium Challenge Corporation 8 $122,944.50
Dryden Flight Research Center 8 $99,967.88
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 8 $117,320.50
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 8 $103,091.13
International Trade Administration 7 $97,874.57
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 7 $106,606.86
U.S. Trustee Program 7 $117,590.71
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 7 $108,087.86
Export-Import Bank of the United States 7 $97,586.86
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 7 $111,256.29
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 7 $124,747.43
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 7 $116,926.00
Program Support Center 7 $105,335.71
National Endowment for the Arts 7 $107,620.57
Merit Systems Protection Board 7 $134,160.14
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 6 $97,314.50
Federal Election Commission 6 $100,646.83
John C. Stennis Space Center 6 $85,592.67
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 6 $108,656.17
National Endowment for the Humanities 6 $111,595.17
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 6 $105,198.00
Farm Credit Administration 5 $106,721.80
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 5 $103,622.20
Federal Maritime Commission 5 $97,743.20
Selective Service System 5 $81,957.20
U.S. International Trade Commission 5 $99,989.80
Presidio Trust 4 $128,591.25
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 4 $102,029.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 3 $80,816.33
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 3 $98,818.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 3 $75,813.33
Surface Transportation Board 3 $124,386.00
Veteran Employment Services Office 3 $100,110.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 3 $93,722.33
3 $115,518.67
Institute of Museum and Library Services 3 $108,864.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 3 $114,325.67
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 3 $118,318.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 2 $120,991.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 2 $123,244.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 2 $99,047.50
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 2 $70,581.50
Election Assistance Commission 2 $88,998.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2 $75,745.50
Commission on Civil Rights 2 $104,012.50
Office of Labor-Management Standards 2 $110,813.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $126,251.00
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 1 $115,742.00
National Appeals Division 1 $104,986.00
Architectural & Transportation Barrier Compliance Board 1 $87,350.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 1 $104,022.00
U.S.-China Economic & Security Review Commission 1 $71,694.00
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 1 $148,760.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $122,744.00
Office of Government Ethics 1 $129,758.00
National Capital Planning Commission 1 $133,264.00
Valles Caldera Trust 1 $71,280.00
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $74,872.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $106,839.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $85,271.00
Office of General Counsel (General Services Administration) 1 $146,490.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 1 $85,855.00

Human Resources Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Human Resources Manager is $89,442.55. The highest paid Human Resources Manager made $239,752 in 2011.

Common Human Resources Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Human Resources Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 12,820
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 388
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 291
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 274
ZA - Administrative 167
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 162
CG - Corporate Graded 145
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 114
ES - Senior Executive Service 70
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 68
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 65
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 56
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 32
PG - Printing Office Grades 30
CU - Credit Union Employees 21
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 17
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 16
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 16
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 12
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 12
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 11
SL - Senior Level Positions 8
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 7
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 7
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 7
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 7
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 5
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 3
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 2
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 2
SS - Senior Staff Positions 2
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 1
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 1
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 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 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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