Human Resources Manager - Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for "Human Resources Manager"How much does a Human Resources Manager in the federal government get paid? $100,848.83* *Based on the 2020 average.
Human Resources Manager was the 17th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 18,237 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2020, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Human Resources Management, with an average salary of $83,785.
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.
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
Human Resources Manager Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Human Resources Manager is $100,848.83. The highest paid Human Resources Manager made $270,300 in 2020.
Common Human Resources Manager Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Human Resources Management Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||15,824|
|GL - Gs Employees In Grades 3 Through 10 Paid A Law Enforcement Officer Special Base Rate||425|
|FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan||328|
|SV - Transportation Security Administration Employees Other Than Executives||316|
|ZA - Administrative||190|
|IR - Internal Revenue Service Broadband Classification And Pay System Positions Only||152|
|CG - Corporate Graded||137|
|IC - Employees Holding Incident Management Cadre Of On-call Response/recovery Employees(core)positions||122|
|IM - Employees Holding Incident Management Positions And Appointed And Compensated Under Section 306(b)(1)||122|
|GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule||85|
|NB - Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency Only||82|
|ES - Senior Executive Service||77|
|NQ - Employees In The National Nuclear Secuirty Administration's Professional, Technical, And Admin Career Path||64|
|SK - Non-supervisorty Postions Employed By The Securities And Exchange Commission (sec) And Formerly Under Gs Pay||59|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified||37|
|CN - Bureau Of Consumer Financial Protect(cfpb) Independent Agcy Within The Fed Res Syst(use By Cfpb Only)||34|
|CU - Credit Union Employees||28|
|EL - Non-executive Positions At The Federal Housing Finance Agency||24|
|FP - Foreign Service Personnel||18|
|CT - Commodity Futures Trading Commission Positions Previously Defined Under Pay Plan Codes Ad, Es, Gm, And Gs||18|
|CM - Fdic Supervisory And Managerial Positions Below The Executive Level Only||17|
|PG - Printing Office Grades||17|
|SL - Senior Level Positions||12|
|VH - Professional, Administrative, And Managerial||7|
|MC - Employees Of The Millennium Challenge Corporation Appointed Under Public Law 108-199 Only.||7|
|NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation For National And Community Service, P.l. 103-82, Subtitle G, Section||7|
|IT - Employees Appointed And Compensated Under Section 306(b)(1) Of The Robert T Stafford Disaster Relief||5|
|EJ - The Department Of Energy Organization Act Excepted Service||4|
|EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109)||4|
|ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109)||3|
|SW - Transportation Security Administration Executives||3|
|NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions In The Corporation For National And Community Service, P.l. 103-82||2|
|SS - Senior Staff Positions||2|
|VC - Canteen Service||1|
|FE - Senior Foreign Service||1|
|GE - U.s. Government Printing Office Employees Formerly Under Pay Plan Sl (senior Level Positions)||1|
|LL - Executives At The Federal Housing Finance Agency||1|
|GM - Employees Covered By The Performance Management And Recognition System (pmrs) Termination Provisions||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$28,921.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$152,771.00 / 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 Transcriber||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Cartographic Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Equipment Services||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Supply Clerical and Technician||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Emergency Management||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
Average Human Resources Management Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021
In 2004, the average pay for a Human Resources Manager was $75,125. Since then, the average pay has increased to $101,761 in 2021.
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