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Human Resources Manager - Federal Salaries of 2019

Pay Rates for "Human Resources Manager"

How much does a Human Resources Manager in the federal government get paid? $99,092.07* *Based on the 2019 average.
16,452 EMPLOYEES
$1.56B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Human Resources Manager was the 369th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2019, with 16,452 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2019, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Human Resources Management, with an average salary of $79,683.

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 4,163 $79,683.42
Internal Revenue Service 827 $98,726.12
Social Security Administration 643 $108,116.19
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 631 $78,095.39
Forest Service 452 $81,773.86
Office of Personnel Management 355 $113,883.80
Department of State 355 $109,334.34
Federal Aviation Administration 321 $109,507.87
Customs and Border Protection 313 $118,863.97
Transportation Security Administration 297 $94,648.93
Department of Energy 287 $108,028.47
Veterans Benefits Administration 282 $86,307.46
National Park Service 254 $90,370.82
Federal Emergency Management Agency 228 $93,871.48
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 227 $80,545.85
National Institutes of Health 211 $111,875.12
Food and Drug Administration 197 $115,356.77
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 188 $114,198.87
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 186 $112,168.22
Environmental Protection Agency 183 $108,750.11
Indian Health Service 179 $82,561.26
Fpac Business Center 170 $98,292.29
Citizenship and Immigration Services 167 $97,842.90
Federal Bureau of Investigation 162 $112,482.81
Bureau of Land Management 160 $85,470.84
Office of the Human Resources Management 155 $115,383.23
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 151 $104,117.46
Bureau of the Census 148 $95,522.06
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 144 $141,280.18
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 134 $129,592.88
U.S. Coast Guard 128 $107,797.84
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 127 $126,514.91
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 119 $101,229.26
Bureau of Reclamation 118 $84,381.97
Patent and Trademark Office 114 $119,510.14
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 102 $115,171.56
Food Safety and Inspection Service 94 $104,040.69
Small Business Administration 93 $108,555.13
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 92 $125,383.61
Office of the Chief Human Capital Office 92 $126,364.59
Offices, Boards and Divisions 91 $124,908.78
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 91 $119,491.36
U.S. Secret Service 87 $105,873.73
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 85 $108,396.05
Office of Comptroller of Currency 82 $157,049.05
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 81 $103,170.43
Rural Housing Service 79 $101,829.89
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 76 $119,935.42
Drug Enforcement Administration 76 $117,018.36
Agricultural Research Service 70 $101,908.81
Headquarters, Nasa 66 $133,238.32
Departmental Administration 62 $122,086.94
Indian Affairs 62 $96,070.23
U.S. Agency for International Development 62 $118,466.56
Geological Survey 61 $102,586.30
Federal Highway Administration 54 $114,286.65
Securities and Exchange Commission 51 $163,844.16
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 50 $113,979.92
National Protection and Programs Directorate 50 $125,879.88
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 48 $111,659.57
Office of Secretary of Transportation 48 $123,354.46
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 47 $108,954.94
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 46 $120,696.67
U.S. Marshals Service 45 $108,008.58
Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs 42 $116,328.90
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 42 $140,596.07
Goddard Space Flight Center 40 $126,023.28
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 40 $125,867.73
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 39 $118,953.54
National Science Foundation 38 $121,856.00
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 36 $110,648.11
National Institute of Standards and Technology 34 $127,158.15
U.S. Mint 33 $116,697.46
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 33 $151,708.91
Departmental Offices 32 $126,294.66
National Credit Union Administration 31 $0.00
Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals 30 $103,694.47
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 29 $113,570.55
Health Resources and Services Administration 27 $116,750.48
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 26 $89,132.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 26 $116,369.77
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 26 $113,131.60
National Labor Relations Board 26 $115,644.38
National Archives and Records Administration 25 $109,616.32
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 25 $123,827.32
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 25 $95,888.72
Government Printing Office 24 $121,242.08
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Corporation Senior Executive Management 24 $122,949.23
John F. Kennedy Space Center 23 $102,919.91
Wage and Hour Division 23 $90,261.87
Employment and Training Administration 23 $115,487.09
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 22 $110,425.86
Office of the Director 21 $130,523.33
Federal Housing Finance Agency 20 $184,336.65
Broadcasting Board of Governors 20 $117,217.05
Railroad Retirement Board 20 $103,434.70
National Cemetery Administration 20 $87,263.45
Federal Trade Commission 20 $131,789.25
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 19 $120,083.21
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 19 $119,513.89
Peace Corps 18 $111,252.33
Bureau of Labor Statistics 18 $118,038.50
Ames Research Center 18 $125,942.28
Federal Communications Commission 18 $139,104.78
Food and Nutrition Service 16 $124,193.44
Federal Student Aid 16 $122,537.63
Executive Office for Immigration Review 15 $114,302.07
Federal Transit Administration 15 $110,789.73
Federal Railroad Administration 15 $112,853.87
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 15 $170,752.87
Maritime Administration 15 $117,432.07
Langley Research Center 14 $103,358.43
Office of Administration 14 $131,163.77
Office of Justice Programs 14 $136,758.93
International Trade Administration 14 $101,583.86
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 13 $126,983.69
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Labor Management Relations 13 $131,020.25
Office of Inspector General (Department of Transportation) 12 $130,832.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 12 $117,238.17
Export-Import Bank of the United States 11 $103,298.36
Mine Safety and Health Administration 11 $119,405.55
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network 11 $122,746.27
Pretrial Services Agency 11 $126,233.45
Consumer Product Safety Commission 11 $115,893.36
Corporation for National and Community Service 11 $123,395.73
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 11 $119,887.82
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 10 $120,828.30
Millennium Challenge Corporation 10 $150,133.70
Farm Service Agency 9 $71,867.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 9 $129,973.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 9 $124,044.89
National Gallery of Art 9 $133,509.89
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 9 $112,479.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 9 $127,708.11
Merit Systems Protection Board 8 $156,672.25
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 8 $111,602.13
Presidio Trust 8 $136,807.63
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 8 $119,850.13
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 8 $125,622.63
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 8 $116,952.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 7 $143,391.71
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 6 $113,237.17
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 6 $127,037.33
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 6 $120,003.17
National Endowment for the Humanities 6 $125,867.33
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 5 $132,760.20
National Transportation Safety Board 5 $128,261.20
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 5 $97,177.60
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 5 $144,236.40
Farm Credit Administration 5 $0.00
National Endowment for the Arts 5 $123,527.20
Federal Maritime Commission 4 $113,127.75
Surface Transportation Board 4 $132,508.75
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 4 $141,238.50
Office of Special Counsel 4 $139,819.25
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 4 $145,716.25
Institute of Museum and Library Services 3 $130,739.67
Federal Labor Relations Authority 3 $125,286.33
U.S. Tax Court 3 $132,635.67
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 3 $149,205.33
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 3 $165,159.00
Selective Service System 3 $95,314.67
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 3 $101,785.67
John C. Stennis Space Center 3 $109,891.67
Department of Veterans Affairs 3 $116,972.00
American Battle Monuments Commission 2 $104,414.00
Federal Election Commission 2 $133,384.50
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 2 $141,845.50
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 2 $133,025.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 2 $125,009.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 2 $130,720.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 2 $90,349.50
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $99,888.50
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $122,293.00
Denali Commission 1 $76,286.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $128,920.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $119,004.00
Architectural & Transportation Barrier Compliance Board 1 $71,901.00
Office of General Counsel (General Services Administration) 1 $165,346.00
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 1 $136,725.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 1 $140,632.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 1 $128,920.00
National Capital Planning Commission 1 $105,782.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $132,817.00
Veteran Employment Services Office 1 $0.00
National Appeals Division 1 $125,615.00
Chemical Safety/Hazard Investigation Board 1 $147,038.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 1 $88,959.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Human Resolution & Administration 1 $109,088.00
Office of Labor-Management Standards 1 $102,861.00
Occupational Safety & Health Review Commission 1 $97,300.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 1 $86,739.00
Office of Enterprise Operations 1 $176,900.00
General Counsel (Department of Veterans Affairs) 1 $0.00
Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight 1 $112,393.00

Human Resources Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Human Resources Manager is $99,092.07. The highest paid Human Resources Manager made $263,154 in 2019.

Common Human Resources Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Human Resources Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 14,386
GL - Gs Employees In Grades 3 Through 10 Paid A Law Enforcement Officer Special Base Rate 325
FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan 321
SV - Transportation Security Administration Employees Other Than Executives 296
ZA - Administrative 164
CG - Corporate Graded 129
IR - Internal Revenue Service Broadband Classification And Pay System Positions Only 125
IC - Employees Holding Incident Management Cadre Of On-call Response/recovery Employees(core)positions 119
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 85
NB - Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Only 82
ES - Senior Executive Service 71
NQ - Employees In The National Nuclear Secuirty Administration's Professional, Technical, And Admin Career Path 61
SK - Non-supervisorty Postions Employed By The Securities And Exchange Commission (sec) And Formerly Under Gs Pay 51
CN - Bureau Of Consumer Financial Protect(cfpb) Independent Agcy Within The Fed Res Syst(use By Cfpb Only) 33
CU - Credit Union Employees 29
PG - Printing Office Grades 23
EL - Non-executive Positions At The Federal Housing Finance Agency 22
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified 18
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 17
CM - Fdic Supervisory And Managerial Positions Below The Executive Level Only 15
CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Positions Previously Defined Under Pay Plan Codes Ad, Es, Gm, And Gs 15
MC - Employees Of The Millennium Challenge Corporation Appointed Under Public Law 108-199 Only. 10
IM - Employees Holding Incident Management Positions And Appointed And Compensated Under Section 306(b)(1) 10
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation For National And Community Service, P.l. 103-82, Subtitle G, Section 9
SL - Senior Level Positions 9
VH - Professional, Administrative, And Managerial 5
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 4
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 3
SS - Senior Staff Positions 2
IT - Employees Appointed And Compensated Under Section 306(b)(1) Of The Robert T Stafford Disaster Relief 2
EJ - The Department Of Energy Organization Act Excepted Service 2
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions In The Corporation For National And Community Service, P.l. 103-82 2
FE - Senior Foreign Service 1
LL - Executives At The Federal Housing Finance Agency 1
GM - Employees Covered By The Performance Management And Recognition System (pmrs) Termination Provisions 1
EN - National Nuclear Security Administration Excepted Service Only 1
SW - Transportation Security Administration Executives 1
GE - U.s. Government Printing Office Employees Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl (senior Level Positions) 1
CE - Contract Education--year Long 1

Starting Paygrade: $27,184.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $143,598.00 / 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
Data TranscriberClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Cartographic TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Equipment ServicesAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Supply Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Emergency ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Human Resources Management Pay Trend from 2004 to 2019

In 2004, the average pay for a Human Resources Manager was $75,125. Since then, the average pay has increased to $99,092 in 2019.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0201.

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