Human Resources Manager - Federal Salaries of 2012

Pay Rates for "Human Resources Manager"

How much does a Human Resources Manager in the federal government get paid? $89,986.56* *Based on the 2012 average.
14,915 EMPLOYEES
$1.34B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Human Resources Manager was the 21st most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2012, with 14,915 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2012, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Human Resources Management, with an average salary of $73,681.

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 2,721 $73,680.58
Internal Revenue Service 1,045 $89,288.87
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 668 $71,846.37
Social Security Administration 591 $96,195.43
Forest Service 503 $76,677.05
Office of Personnel Management 448 $99,406.50
Department of State 415 $91,712.62
Federal Aviation Administration 374 $98,382.71
Department of Energy 315 $98,594.29
National Park Service 309 $80,422.01
Transportation Security Administration 307 $83,792.49
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 290 $93,542.28
National Institutes of Health 230 $99,654.12
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 220 $92,641.95
Federal Bureau of Investigation 219 $89,168.69
Veterans Benefits Administration 213 $77,096.26
Environmental Protection Agency 200 $98,348.02
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 170 $102,424.60
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 162 $97,297.38
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 161 $120,829.70
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 161 $85,285.54
Indian Health Service 154 $75,555.29
Natural Resources Conservation Service 144 $73,530.94
Bureau of the Public Debt 143 $75,715.80
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 140 $100,387.84
Bureau of Land Management 130 $81,399.16
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 129 $112,520.58
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 127 $92,783.06
Assistant Secretary for Administration 122 $105,751.88
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 107 $90,996.03
U.S. Coast Guard 104 $99,160.55
Patent and Trademark Office 102 $99,445.60
Food Safety and Inspection Service 102 $102,331.94
Federal Emergency Management Agency 99 $100,662.87
Bureau of Reclamation 99 $79,690.47
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 98 $85,234.61
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 90 $90,877.40
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 90 $94,602.73
Offices, Boards and Divisions 88 $109,465.73
Agricultural Research Service 86 $90,984.37
Small Business Administration 83 $99,314.42
Bureau of the Census 83 $88,894.94
Farm Service Agency 83 $92,120.23
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 80 $105,870.59
Rural Housing Service 79 $83,379.54
Agency for International Development 75 $103,716.92
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 75 $98,600.12
Headquarters, Nasa 74 $110,759.08
Departmental Administration 74 $112,048.93
U.S. Secret Service 71 $96,028.49
Geological Survey 66 $92,565.91
Indian Affairs 60 $82,660.55
Federal Highway Administration 57 $100,547.42
Drug Enforcement Administration 56 $106,434.93
Office of Comptroller of Currency 54 $139,967.52
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 53 $111,082.02
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 49 $117,975.86
Goddard Space Flight Center 49 $117,394.67
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 47 $103,294.19
Wage and Hour Division 47 $75,663.96
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 45 $90,510.24
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 44 $91,595.61
Food and Drug Administration 41 $101,918.73
Departmental Offices 38 $119,194.03
National Archives and Records Administration 37 $97,647.65
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 37 $113,032.97
Office of Management (Department of Education) 37 $105,580.57
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 36 $99,176.56
U.S. Marshals Service 34 $102,109.26
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 33 $95,492.09
Office of Secretary of Transportation 33 $117,103.42
National Science Foundation 32 $106,950.88
Securities and Exchange Commission 32 $136,504.28
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 32 $98,820.47
U.S. Mint 32 $105,930.78
John F. Kennedy Space Center 31 $93,221.61
National Institute of Standards and Technology 30 $105,286.10
Government Printing Office 28 $96,659.54
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 28 $102,915.68
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 27 $5,927.27
Bureau of Labor Statistics 27 $90,078.37
Financial Management Service 27 $103,737.67
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 26 $91,287.27
National Protection and Programs Directorate 26 $109,331.69
National Credit Union Administration 26 $125,470.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 24 $78,961.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Corporation Senior Executive Management 24 $120,309.52
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 23 $86,938.35
Broadcasting Board of Governors 23 $109,679.39
Langley Research Center 23 $97,552.52
Federal Communications Commission 22 $122,261.45
Health Resources and Services Administration 22 $95,852.55
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 22 $101,972.05
Office of the Director 21 $108,958.71
Food and Nutrition Service 19 $108,073.26
Federal Housing Finance Agency 18 $131,336.56
National Labor Relations Board 18 $97,233.33
Ames Research Center 18 $106,641.67
Federal Trade Commission 18 $103,853.56
Maritime Administration 16 $97,540.69
Mine Safety and Health Administration 16 $97,599.75
Office of Administration 16 $114,154.27
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 15 $146,603.79
Railroad Retirement Board 15 $96,717.87
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 15 $106,874.87
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 15 $116,542.67
Executive Office for Immigration Review 14 $108,881.50
Federal Railroad Administration 14 $107,984.57
Federal Transit Administration 14 $110,154.43
Office of Justice Programs 14 $110,631.57
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 13 $101,309.77
Employment and Training Administration 12 $103,782.58
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 12 $97,253.67
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 12 $112,991.17
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 12 $103,757.58
National Cemetery Administration 11 $77,633.45
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 10 $98,621.20
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 10 $99,074.60
Peace Corps 10 $105,165.20
National Gallery of Art 10 $118,107.20
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 10 $101,637.70
Office of Special Counsel 10 $117,675.60
Federal Student Aid 10 $116,935.30
Pretrial Services Agency 9 $111,045.44
International Trade Administration 9 $94,090.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 9 $124,576.44
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 9 $117,989.11
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 8 $107,424.00
Millennium Challenge Corporation 8 $121,787.50
Consumer Product Safety Commission 8 $107,784.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 8 $104,929.38
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 8 $115,182.38
National Transportation Safety Board 7 $110,803.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 7 $115,132.29
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 7 $124,635.71
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Labor Management Relations 7 $121,080.86
Dryden Flight Research Center 7 $103,399.43
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 7 $113,141.43
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 7 $105,330.71
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 7 $106,981.86
U.S. Trustee Program 7 $120,066.43
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 7 $110,477.29
Export-Import Bank of the United States 7 $101,611.29
Merit Systems Protection Board 6 $129,857.83
Federal Election Commission 6 $108,143.60
John C. Stennis Space Center 6 $91,462.83
Farm Credit Administration 6 $121,163.83
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 6 $118,059.50
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 6 $112,789.50
National Endowment for the Arts 6 $109,013.17
National Endowment for the Humanities 5 $114,032.40
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 5 $96,611.40
Federal Maritime Commission 5 $101,820.20
U.S. International Trade Commission 5 $96,225.40
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 5 $113,533.40
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 5 $100,314.00
Presidio Trust 4 $128,500.75
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 4 $106,634.25
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 4 $93,540.00
Veteran Employment Services Office 4 $89,061.00
3 $121,019.33
Institute of Museum and Library Services 3 $107,366.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 3 $116,203.33
Agricultural Marketing Service 3 $86,265.33
Selective Service System 3 $64,121.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 3 $75,926.67
Surface Transportation Board 3 $126,596.67
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 3 $111,868.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 3 $105,360.67
Public Buildings Service 2 $98,436.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 2 $151,100.00
Commission on Civil Rights 2 $105,355.50
Office of Labor-Management Standards 2 $112,060.50
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 2 $122,744.50
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 2 $122,744.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 2 $96,908.50
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 2 $87,644.00
Election Assistance Commission 2 $88,998.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 1 $104,317.00
Office of Government Ethics 1 $133,264.00
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 1 $115,742.00
Valles Caldera Trust 1 $73,396.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 1 $92,551.00
Office of General Counsel (General Services Administration) 1 $144,990.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 1 $105,622.00
Program Support Center 1 $127,001.00
International-American Foundation 1 $103,872.00
National Capital Planning Commission 1 $136,771.00
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $77,368.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $96,690.00
National Appeals Division 1 $106,839.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $126,251.00
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 1 $115,742.00
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1 $51,630.00
Architectural & Transportation Barrier Compliance Board 1 $89,846.00
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 1 $152,635.00

Human Resources Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Human Resources Manager is $89,986.56. The highest paid Human Resources Manager made $241,820 in 2012.

Common Human Resources Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Human Resources Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 12,887
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 374
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 315
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 305
ZA - Administrative 148
CG - Corporate Graded 145
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 138
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 102
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 72
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 65
ES - Senior Executive Service 64
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 54
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 32
PG - Printing Office Grades 27
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 27
CU - Credit Union Employees 25
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 19
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 16
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 15
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 15
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 12
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 11
SL - Senior Level Positions 8
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 7
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 6
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 6
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 6
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 3
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 2
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 2
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 2
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 1
SS - Senior Staff Positions 1
FO - Foreign Service Officers 1
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 1
EG - Consultant (other) 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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