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Human Resources Manager - Federal Salaries of 2014

Pay Rates for "Human Resources Manager"

How much does a Human Resources Manager in the federal government get paid? $91,661.22* *Based on the 2014 average.
15,010 EMPLOYEES
$1.37B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Human Resources Manager was the 29th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2014, with 15,010 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2014, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Human Resources Management, with an average salary of $74,781.

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 3,062 $74,781.44
Internal Revenue Service 941 $92,114.74
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 668 $72,629.15
Social Security Administration 628 $96,995.67
Forest Service 450 $78,148.05
Department of State 443 $94,299.75
Office of Personnel Management 365 $103,961.37
Federal Aviation Administration 350 $98,977.83
National Park Service 285 $83,814.54
Department of Energy 283 $99,398.72
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 267 $93,752.60
Transportation Security Administration 266 $86,726.68
Veterans Benefits Administration 236 $79,523.02
National Institutes of Health 228 $99,423.85
Federal Bureau of Investigation 180 $95,678.86
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 177 $77,404.70
Environmental Protection Agency 175 $100,591.70
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 171 $98,760.98
Indian Health Service 168 $77,883.01
Food and Drug Administration 167 $101,202.96
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 159 $103,385.38
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 158 $104,242.62
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 151 $88,081.56
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 141 $126,450.77
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 122 $116,444.39
Bureau of Land Management 118 $82,501.01
Assistant Secretary for Administration 116 $108,211.30
Bureau of Reclamation 115 $79,559.31
Federal Emergency Management Agency 114 $94,164.96
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 114 $90,623.14
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 113 $96,531.62
Natural Resources Conservation Service 113 $80,726.99
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 109 $98,978.11
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 107 $94,277.99
U.S. Coast Guard 106 $98,777.53
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 102 $96,124.91
Agricultural Research Service 100 $92,663.62
Food Safety and Inspection Service 95 $103,420.63
Bureau of the Census 94 $86,757.01
Patent and Trademark Office 92 $106,247.71
Agency for International Development 90 $109,759.21
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 86 $91,901.74
Small Business Administration 84 $101,225.75
Offices, Boards and Divisions 74 $114,071.01
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 73 $105,461.84
Headquarters, Nasa 72 $114,343.90
Rural Housing Service 71 $84,060.38
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 71 $104,821.68
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 68 $108,241.29
Farm Service Agency 67 $96,741.96
Departmental Administration 66 $115,835.48
Drug Enforcement Administration 66 $107,452.88
Office of Comptroller of Currency 65 $141,031.32
Federal Highway Administration 62 $99,377.18
U.S. Secret Service 62 $95,010.24
Securities and Exchange Commission 57 $130,644.86
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 57 $118,342.21
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 56 $97,294.41
Geological Survey 53 $93,270.11
Indian Affairs 52 $85,027.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 50 $116,891.00
Wage and Hour Division 49 $80,213.41
National Archives and Records Administration 47 $97,040.85
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 45 $75,457.40
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 43 $90,269.51
Office of Management (Department of Education) 42 $104,117.14
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 41 $106,997.59
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 39 $100,549.21
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 39 $114,729.79
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 37 $106,072.57
Departmental Offices 35 $124,814.54
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 35 $97,543.40
National Science Foundation 34 $112,604.65
National Institute of Standards and Technology 33 $106,884.61
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 31 $0.00
U.S. Marshals Service 31 $105,171.19
John F. Kennedy Space Center 31 $91,123.29
National Protection and Programs Directorate 30 $113,516.43
Health Resources and Services Administration 30 $107,637.50
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 29 $98,763.03
Office of Secretary of Transportation 29 $119,546.21
U.S. Mint 29 $105,788.21
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Corporation Senior Executive Management 29 $117,847.21
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 27 $93,275.81
National Credit Union Administration 26 $139,064.27
Bureau of Labor Statistics 25 $96,931.44
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 24 $92,052.33
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 23 $105,143.70
Government Printing Office 23 $97,352.52
Federal Communications Commission 22 $122,132.41
Food and Nutrition Service 22 $106,594.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 21 $107,506.14
National Labor Relations Board 21 $99,097.05
Langley Research Center 21 $99,887.52
Office of the Director 21 $114,123.05
Federal Housing Finance Agency 20 $149,833.55
Ames Research Center 19 $113,875.53
Maritime Administration 18 $105,349.44
Federal Trade Commission 17 $108,365.29
International Trade Administration 17 $86,166.53
Office of Justice Programs 17 $117,951.41
Peace Corps 16 $109,692.69
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 16 $149,806.00
Employment and Training Administration 16 $101,073.75
National Cemetery Administration 15 $91,578.00
Office of Administration 15 $121,634.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 15 $120,570.60
Railroad Retirement Board 15 $95,561.20
Federal Transit Administration 15 $101,115.40
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 15 $89,162.27
Mine Safety and Health Administration 14 $101,463.64
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 12 $115,661.00
Federal Railroad Administration 12 $111,566.17
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 12 $111,964.92
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 12 $93,926.75
Federal Student Aid 11 $112,737.45
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 11 $106,425.55
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 10 $106,120.70
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 10 $105,249.20
Pretrial Services Agency 10 $110,764.40
Office of Special Counsel 10 $106,418.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 10 $86,704.00
Millennium Challenge Corporation 9 $128,433.11
Executive Office for Immigration Review 9 $113,550.44
National Gallery of Art 9 $117,159.67
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 9 $111,008.78
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Labor Management Relations 9 $115,294.67
Veteran Employment Services Office 9 $95,145.56
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 9 $118,735.78
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 9 $108,832.56
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 8 $115,547.75
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 8 $101,886.13
Consumer Product Safety Commission 8 $114,564.88
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 8 $118,406.50
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 8 $124,069.75
Corporation for National and Community Service 8 $122,928.63
Merit Systems Protection Board 7 $140,769.71
Dryden Flight Research Center 7 $108,463.86
Farm Credit Administration 7 $123,077.86
National Transportation Safety Board 7 $107,894.57
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 7 $107,606.14
Selective Service System 6 $82,209.50
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 6 $118,471.33
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 6 $129,140.67
John C. Stennis Space Center 6 $96,525.17
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 6 $104,270.33
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 6 $65,406.40
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 6 $98,998.83
National Endowment for the Humanities 6 $97,999.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 6 $118,962.83
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 6 $108,373.83
U.S. Trustee Program 6 $110,792.33
U.S. International Trade Commission 5 $102,731.80
Federal Election Commission 5 $114,157.40
National Endowment for the Arts 5 $121,715.60
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 5 $98,688.60
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 4 $128,091.75
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 4 $115,892.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 4 $114,342.50
Export-Import Bank of the United States 4 $103,756.50
Presidio Trust 4 $130,015.50
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 4 $131,052.50
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 3 $107,389.67
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 3 $82,539.33
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 3 $82,184.00
Surface Transportation Board 3 $128,861.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 3 $108,513.00
U.S. Tax Court 3 $128,400.33
Federal Maritime Commission 3 $94,034.67
Agricultural Marketing Service 3 $90,788.67
Federal Labor Relations Authority 3 $124,381.00
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 2 $115,979.00
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative 2 $127,511.50
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 2 $118,783.00
Commission on Civil Rights 2 $107,908.50
National Appeals Division 1 $107,909.00
Architectural & Transportation Barrier Compliance Board 1 $91,244.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 1 $107,909.00
Office of Labor-Management Standards 1 $90,744.00
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 1 $157,100.00
National Capital Planning Commission 1 $75,621.00
Office of Government Ethics 1 $134,595.00
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $83,183.00
Valles Caldera Trust 1 $76,446.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $104,166.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $117,202.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $131,053.00
Office of General Counsel (General Services Administration) 1 $150,291.00
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1 $65,194.00
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 1 $116,901.00

Human Resources Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Human Resources Manager is $91,661.22. The highest paid Human Resources Manager made $247,895 in 2014.

Common Human Resources Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Human Resources Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 13,112
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 350
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 324
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 264
ZA - Administrative 156
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 136
CG - Corporate Graded 127
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 78
ES - Senior Executive Service 65
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 65
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 58
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 57
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 31
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 24
CU - Credit Union Employees 24
PG - Printing Office Grades 21
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 17
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 17
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 16
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 14
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 7
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 7
SL - Senior Level Positions 7
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 6
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 6
FO - Foreign Service Officers 4
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 3
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 3
SS - Senior Staff Positions 2
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 2
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 2
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 1
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 1
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 1
EE - Expert (other) 1
EG - Consultant (other) 1

Starting Paygrade: $25,871.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $136,659.00 / 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 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Human Resources Manager was $75,125. Since then, the average pay has increased to $94,886 in 2017.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0201.

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