Human Resources Manager - Federal Salaries of 2013

Pay Rates for "Human Resources Manager"

How much does a Human Resources Manager in the federal government get paid? $90,399.45* *Based on the 2013 average.
14,972 EMPLOYEES
$1.35B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Human Resources Manager was the 21st most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2013, with 14,972 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2013, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Human Resources Management, with an average salary of $74,174.

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 2,896 $74,173.84
Internal Revenue Service 985 $91,068.04
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 671 $71,553.67
Social Security Administration 605 $97,750.46
Forest Service 453 $76,860.16
Department of State 443 $91,429.83
Office of Personnel Management 422 $101,908.76
Federal Aviation Administration 343 $97,007.90
Transportation Security Administration 314 $82,515.19
Department of Energy 302 $98,270.44
National Park Service 299 $81,873.76
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 270 $94,274.39
National Institutes of Health 241 $97,491.69
Veterans Benefits Administration 228 $77,706.22
Federal Bureau of Investigation 209 $90,758.28
Environmental Protection Agency 194 $97,819.41
Food and Drug Administration 168 $99,119.50
Indian Health Service 162 $75,024.91
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 160 $102,859.45
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 159 $86,171.02
Bureau of the Public Debt 158 $73,848.18
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 154 $96,361.98
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 151 $125,385.01
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 151 $100,397.14
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 134 $96,473.62
Natural Resources Conservation Service 132 $77,333.86
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 123 $93,215.37
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 118 $114,097.10
Assistant Secretary for Administration 118 $104,322.52
Bureau of Land Management 117 $82,787.16
U.S. Coast Guard 111 $97,780.21
Federal Emergency Management Agency 109 $98,776.75
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 108 $92,080.64
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 104 $89,791.55
Bureau of Reclamation 95 $79,876.06
Patent and Trademark Office 94 $102,825.26
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 93 $88,260.75
Food Safety and Inspection Service 91 $102,927.48
Small Business Administration 91 $98,255.04
Agricultural Research Service 89 $91,253.89
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 88 $95,778.66
Bureau of the Census 83 $87,902.99
Agency for International Development 82 $104,039.34
Farm Service Agency 79 $94,866.92
Offices, Boards and Divisions 77 $110,459.71
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 76 $104,595.24
Headquarters, Nasa 71 $111,290.03
Rural Housing Service 70 $84,618.54
Departmental Administration 70 $111,992.19
U.S. Secret Service 68 $91,825.53
Drug Enforcement Administration 66 $103,008.86
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 65 $104,112.83
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 62 $92,662.19
Federal Highway Administration 62 $98,442.69
Office of Comptroller of Currency 62 $142,546.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 62 $109,267.69
Geological Survey 57 $94,422.81
Goddard Space Flight Center 54 $113,164.52
Indian Affairs 52 $84,394.90
Wage and Hour Division 51 $79,654.53
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 47 $88,805.68
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 45 $101,644.62
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 44 $119,911.23
Securities and Exchange Commission 42 $130,419.79
National Archives and Records Administration 39 $100,261.51
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 38 $101,493.97
Departmental Offices 38 $118,988.16
Office of Management (Department of Education) 37 $107,853.59
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 37 $116,188.89
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 36 $96,284.25
National Science Foundation 33 $107,984.52
John F. Kennedy Space Center 33 $93,889.97
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 32 $93,886.94
National Institute of Standards and Technology 32 $104,048.28
U.S. Mint 32 $104,449.09
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 31 $0.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 31 $99,973.61
U.S. Marshals Service 29 $104,069.90
Office of Secretary of Transportation 28 $117,366.64
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 27 $89,187.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Corporation Senior Executive Management 27 $112,736.15
National Credit Union Administration 26 $132,652.81
Government Printing Office 26 $99,173.42
Federal Communications Commission 26 $122,428.50
Health Resources and Services Administration 26 $104,947.58
National Protection and Programs Directorate 26 $103,929.35
Langley Research Center 25 $97,397.56
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 24 $80,645.96
Bureau of Labor Statistics 23 $92,835.78
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 23 $99,955.74
Broadcasting Board of Governors 22 $101,574.05
Office of the Director 22 $110,789.05
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 21 $89,901.67
Food and Nutrition Service 20 $106,130.45
Federal Trade Commission 19 $101,375.68
Federal Housing Finance Agency 19 $147,299.42
Ames Research Center 18 $107,831.89
Financial Management Service 18 $104,249.11
Maritime Administration 17 $99,629.82
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 17 $137,124.81
Federal Transit Administration 16 $98,927.31
Office of Justice Programs 16 $112,070.81
National Labor Relations Board 15 $100,056.67
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 15 $113,147.93
Employment and Training Administration 15 $103,535.13
Federal Railroad Administration 15 $105,358.40
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 15 $106,275.07
Mine Safety and Health Administration 14 $99,183.86
Office of Administration 13 $116,556.67
Railroad Retirement Board 13 $104,528.62
Peace Corps 12 $107,467.50
National Cemetery Administration 12 $95,211.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 11 $103,195.27
Millennium Challenge Corporation 11 $124,592.55
International Trade Administration 11 $96,911.91
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 11 $102,893.45
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 11 $109,038.73
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 10 $111,548.40
Executive Office for Immigration Review 10 $108,253.70
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 9 $96,595.33
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 9 $104,540.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 9 $115,884.78
Pretrial Services Agency 9 $105,462.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 9 $106,713.11
National Gallery of Art 9 $118,686.89
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 9 $121,605.00
Veteran Employment Services Office 9 $89,411.67
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 8 $116,421.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 8 $114,117.50
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 8 $105,683.13
Office of Special Counsel 8 $114,305.75
Federal Student Aid 7 $108,336.14
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 7 $111,892.43
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 7 $96,795.57
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 7 $102,482.29
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 7 $105,583.57
National Endowment for the Arts 7 $108,975.57
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 7 $107,961.71
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 7 $113,110.71
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 6 $123,556.17
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 6 $114,876.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Labor Management Relations 6 $113,334.50
Dryden Flight Research Center 6 $101,668.67
John C. Stennis Space Center 6 $94,414.00
Farm Credit Administration 6 $119,422.17
Institute of Museum and Library Services 6 $116,769.50
Merit Systems Protection Board 6 $131,714.17
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 6 $101,055.67
National Transportation Safety Board 6 $113,914.83
U.S. International Trade Commission 6 $103,696.83
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 6 $114,522.67
Selective Service System 5 $78,988.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 5 $108,690.20
Federal Election Commission 5 $111,257.80
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 5 $114,003.60
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 5 $112,985.20
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 5 $81,518.20
National Endowment for the Humanities 5 $105,774.40
U.S. Trustee Program 5 $122,547.20
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 4 $107,593.25
Federal Maritime Commission 4 $102,265.75
Export-Import Bank of the United States 4 $113,544.50
Presidio Trust 4 $122,318.75
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 4 $84,230.75
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 4 $134,436.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 4 $106,882.50
Surface Transportation Board 3 $127,586.00
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 3 $105,922.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 3 $99,449.33
Agricultural Marketing Service 3 $88,068.67
U.S. Tax Court 3 $123,369.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 3 $78,932.00
Election Assistance Commission 2 $88,998.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 2 $130,058.00
Commission on Civil Rights 2 $106,839.00
Office of Labor-Management Standards 2 $112,200.50
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 2 $122,744.50
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 2 $126,251.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 2 $98,165.00
Office of Government Ethics 1 $133,334.00
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 1 $115,742.00
Valles Caldera Trust 1 $76,689.00
Assistant Secretary for Diversity & Inclusion 1 $51,630.00
Vietnam Education Foundation 1 $55,000.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 1 $105,211.00
Office of General Counsel (General Services Administration) 1 $144,990.00
Program Support Center 1 $126,251.00
Architectural & Transportation Barrier Compliance Board 1 $89,846.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 1 $107,284.00
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $79,864.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $99,913.00
National Appeals Division 1 $106,839.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $129,758.00
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 1 $155,500.00
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1 $62,467.00

Human Resources Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Human Resources Manager is $90,399.45. The highest paid Human Resources Manager made $251,500 in 2013.

Common Human Resources Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Human Resources Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 12,970
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 343
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 322
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 312
ZA - Administrative 136
CG - Corporate Graded 135
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 131
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 91
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 73
ES - Senior Executive Service 66
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 62
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 60
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 42
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 31
PG - Printing Office Grades 25
CU - Credit Union Employees 24
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 22
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 17
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 16
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 15
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 13
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 13
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 9
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 7
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 7
SL - Senior Level Positions 7
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 6
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 4
SS - Senior Staff Positions 2
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 2
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 2
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 2
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 1
FO - Foreign Service Officers 1
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 1
FE - Senior Foreign Service 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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