Human Resources Manager - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for "Human Resources Manager"

How much does a Human Resources Manager in the federal government get paid? $92,973.46* *Based on the 2016 average.
15,713 EMPLOYEES
$1.46B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Human Resources Manager was the 20th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 15,713 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Human Resources Management, with an average salary of $75,547.

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 3,346 $75,547.40
Internal Revenue Service 899 $93,826.01
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 692 $73,821.18
Social Security Administration 679 $97,964.41
Forest Service 483 $77,592.92
Department of State 412 $99,192.71
Office of Personnel Management 385 $106,825.97
Federal Aviation Administration 333 $102,712.41
Department of Energy 299 $101,486.28
Transportation Security Administration 286 $89,593.57
National Park Service 281 $86,864.27
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 271 $94,431.56
National Institutes of Health 238 $98,117.39
Veterans Benefits Administration 236 $81,550.01
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 217 $73,458.61
Federal Bureau of Investigation 214 $92,585.48
Environmental Protection Agency 187 $100,952.93
Food and Drug Administration 184 $101,966.53
Federal Emergency Management Agency 179 $86,173.88
Indian Health Service 173 $78,723.25
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 169 $106,529.40
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 166 $88,939.34
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 163 $104,000.50
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 155 $91,089.21
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 144 $131,451.13
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 142 $95,955.27
Bureau of Land Management 139 $81,598.71
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 122 $111,510.33
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 117 $96,544.30
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 116 $106,830.21
Bureau of Reclamation 116 $79,537.05
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 114 $95,632.66
Food Safety and Inspection Service 108 $97,405.55
Natural Resources Conservation Service 107 $92,257.95
Bureau of the Census 105 $92,063.00
Patent and Trademark Office 103 $108,026.20
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 99 $115,698.58
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 95 $94,054.83
Offices, Boards and Divisions 93 $112,176.85
Agricultural Research Service 93 $93,769.08
Assistant Secretary for Administration 92 $118,778.36
Office of Comptroller of Currency 88 $144,164.72
Farm Service Agency 87 $92,048.62
Agency for International Development 79 $112,023.33
Rural Housing Service 78 $87,418.05
Small Business Administration 76 $101,988.70
Departmental Administration 75 $114,806.29
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 74 $109,935.59
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 70 $106,763.30
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 68 $96,280.31
U.S. Secret Service 65 $98,137.14
Geological Survey 64 $92,744.84
Securities and Exchange Commission 63 $146,622.33
Drug Enforcement Administration 62 $107,614.68
Headquarters, Nasa 61 $119,097.69
Indian Affairs 61 $86,782.31
Federal Highway Administration 59 $103,230.24
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 57 $111,711.25
Office of Management (Department of Education) 53 $110,026.30
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 52 $129,341.38
National Archives and Records Administration 50 $98,338.24
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 49 $94,551.31
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 47 $111,534.19
Office of Secretary of Transportation 46 $115,177.04
Goddard Space Flight Center 45 $117,988.11
Departmental Offices 43 $121,205.37
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 43 $112,904.93
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 42 $77,448.88
Health Resources and Services Administration 40 $105,764.90
National Protection and Programs Directorate 40 $107,575.68
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 39 $98,430.59
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 37 $106,408.54
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 36 $500.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 34 $112,833.91
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 33 $106,660.67
John F. Kennedy Space Center 32 $96,232.41
National Science Foundation 30 $119,618.27
Wage and Hour Division 30 $80,634.97
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 29 $102,384.17
U.S. Mint 27 $111,126.33
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 26 $108,570.96
U.S. Marshals Service 26 $105,925.35
Bureau of Labor Statistics 26 $97,285.50
National Credit Union Administration 25 $148,609.60
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 25 $109,681.84
National Labor Relations Board 22 $99,554.18
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 22 $95,070.36
Federal Communications Commission 22 $128,022.32
Broadcasting Board of Governors 21 $108,991.52
Federal Trade Commission 21 $114,110.90
Ames Research Center 20 $115,261.00
Government Printing Office 20 $104,883.25
Office of the Director 20 $117,798.30
Langley Research Center 20 $94,978.35
Federal Housing Finance Agency 20 $175,009.70
Railroad Retirement Board 19 $97,699.95
Employment and Training Administration 19 $104,530.95
Office of Justice Programs 19 $120,225.26
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 19 $110,015.47
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Corporation Senior Executive Management 18 $118,545.11
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 18 $151,212.00
Food and Nutrition Service 18 $110,815.11
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 17 $104,969.12
Federal Student Aid 17 $111,509.76
National Cemetery Administration 17 $94,912.24
Office of Administration 16 $118,591.25
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 16 $116,089.81
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 16 $105,129.06
Maritime Administration 16 $112,625.06
Peace Corps 16 $98,827.38
Mine Safety and Health Administration 15 $104,377.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 14 $121,578.14
Executive Office for Immigration Review 14 $108,743.14
Federal Transit Administration 14 $110,040.14
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 14 $99,363.43
International Trade Administration 14 $94,964.93
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 13 $113,048.23
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 12 $106,301.33
Pretrial Services Agency 12 $112,815.83
Federal Railroad Administration 12 $112,431.33
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 11 $111,192.09
Consumer Product Safety Commission 11 $99,134.73
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Labor Management Relations 11 $123,107.09
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 10 $110,820.90
National Gallery of Art 10 $120,438.30
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 10 $124,958.00
Office of Special Counsel 9 $108,656.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 9 $114,107.11
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 9 $103,882.56
Dryden Flight Research Center 9 $113,349.33
Millennium Challenge Corporation 9 $135,275.67
Merit Systems Protection Board 8 $146,669.13
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 8 $109,586.25
Corporation for National and Community Service 8 $112,609.88
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 8 $120,187.63
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 8 $116,267.88
Export-Import Bank of the United States 8 $100,864.75
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 7 $82,635.14
U.S. Trustee Program 7 $125,861.57
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 7 $102,453.00
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 7 $119,281.14
National Transportation Safety Board 7 $125,398.29
Federal Election Commission 7 $101,785.86
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 7 $107,093.71
National Endowment for the Humanities 7 $103,816.71
U.S. International Trade Commission 7 $110,897.14
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 7 $97,934.71
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 7 $112,325.00
U.S. Coast Guard 7 $100,005.71
Farm Credit Administration 6 $129,692.17
John C. Stennis Space Center 6 $103,094.50
Selective Service System 6 $82,280.50
National Endowment for the Arts 6 $122,687.83
Veteran Employment Services Office 6 $110,476.33
Presidio Trust 5 $168,651.80
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 5 $112,909.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 5 $133,055.80
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 5 $81,450.00
Federal Maritime Commission 5 $101,785.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 5 $109,430.80
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 5 $131,125.20
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 4 $108,991.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 4 $109,408.25
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 4 $91,854.75
Agricultural Marketing Service 3 $96,845.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 3 $126,826.33
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 3 $114,068.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 3 $120,756.00
Surface Transportation Board 3 $119,748.67
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 3 $119,165.67
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 3 $150,975.00
Commission on Civil Rights 2 $115,186.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 2 $122,408.00
U.S. Tax Court 2 $129,694.00
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 2 $118,653.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 2 $140,799.00
Office Assistant Secretary for Health 2 $74,770.00
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 1 $160,300.00
Office of General Counsel (General Services Administration) 1 $154,000.00
Architectural & Transportation Barrier Compliance Board 1 $95,570.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 1 $114,033.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $137,926.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $120,102.00
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $87,821.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $67,111.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Human Resolution & Administration 1 $80,073.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $109,765.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 1 $52,864.00
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 1 $119,794.00
Office of Labor-Management Standards 1 $92,987.00
National Appeals Division 1 $113,900.00
National Capital Planning Commission 1 $85,238.00
Office of Government Ethics 1 $141,555.00

Human Resources Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Human Resources Manager is $92,973.46. The highest paid Human Resources Manager made $326,525 in 2016.

Common Human Resources Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Human Resources Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 13,699
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 344
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 333
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 284
ZA - Administrative 154
CG - Corporate Graded 129
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 128
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 88
IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use 83
ES - Senior Executive Service 66
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 66
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 63
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 48
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 36
CU - Credit Union Employees 24
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 22
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 20
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Pos 18
PG - Printing Office Grades 18
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 16
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 16
CM - Fdic Suprv And Mangr Pos Below Exec Lev 15
SL - Senior Level Positions 7
MC - Emp Of Millennium Challenge Corporation 7
VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial 6
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 5
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 5
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 3
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 3
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 2
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 1
SS - Senior Staff Positions 1
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 1
EE - Expert (other) 1
GE - Gpo Emp Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl 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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