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Program Manager - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for "Program Manager"

How much does a Program Manager in the federal government get paid? $138,133.24* *Based on the 2016 average.
9,909 EMPLOYEES
$1.37B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Program Manager was the 34th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 9,909 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Program Management, with an average salary of $130,191.

Agencies that have hired a Program Manager

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Internal Revenue Service 1,324 $130,191.32
Veterans Health Administration 710 $89,000.14
Forest Service 688 $101,826.85
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 601 $127,400.20
Federal Aviation Administration 522 $158,609.27
Department of Energy 403 $158,351.51
Transportation Security Administration 396 $136,881.26
Bureau of Land Management 370 $109,349.49
Environmental Protection Agency 267 $165,149.48
Agency for International Development 230 $156,665.20
Small Business Administration 207 $142,627.52
Federal Highway Administration 175 $141,310.33
Veterans Benefits Administration 165 $146,630.47
Federal Bureau of Investigation 164 $148,716.40
Office of Personnel Management 162 $136,405.52
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 148 $140,620.72
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 146 $157,959.45
Indian Affairs 141 $116,603.94
National Park Service 126 $124,623.70
Federal Emergency Management Agency 120 $125,151.41
Bureau of Reclamation 112 $129,820.79
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 111 $148,415.72
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 96 $155,052.46
Peace Corps 80 $134,295.18
Food Safety and Inspection Service 79 $144,804.20
Bureau of the Census 73 $147,796.51
Foreign Agricultural Service 69 $140,570.16
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 68 $134,108.91
Employment and Training Administration 63 $151,051.10
Selective Service System 60 $120,128.25
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 60 $139,665.62
National Protection and Programs Directorate 60 $146,290.80
Food and Nutrition Service 59 $150,345.58
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 54 $155,511.67
Federal Acquisition Service 54 $155,065.48
Social Security Administration 49 $158,018.53
U.S. Coast Guard 48 $133,985.10
Offices, Boards and Divisions 46 $141,354.28
National Science Foundation 45 $159,329.18
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 45 $163,396.29
Public Buildings Service 43 $158,209.49
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 40 $137,551.50
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 39 $153,640.62
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 38 $148,127.42
Goddard Space Flight Center 38 $142,408.37
Office of Secretary of Transportation 36 $165,879.19
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 36 $146,729.94
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 35 $160,614.46
Risk Management Agency 34 $123,705.12
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 30 $147,613.57
National Archives and Records Administration 29 $147,424.66
National Labor Relations Board 27 $166,116.78
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 27 $163,834.93
Geological Survey 27 $139,285.41
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 25 $144,511.96
Federal Transit Administration 25 $165,343.68
Office of Justice Programs 25 $148,700.08
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 25 $145,293.20
Securities and Exchange Commission 24 $237,282.50
Program Support Center 24 $128,727.42
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 23 $131,375.48
Departmental Offices 21 $144,526.24
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 21 $147,822.10
Ous for Science and Technology 20 $161,931.75
National Cemetery Administration 20 $141,123.85
Indian Health Service 19 $152,792.74
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 18 $157,493.89
Patent and Trademark Office 17 $159,433.29
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 16 $119,522.81
Office of Comptroller of Currency 16 $217,582.44
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 15 $143,741.93
Consumer Product Safety Commission 15 $158,857.60
National Institute of Standards and Technology 14 $160,573.00
Food and Drug Administration 14 $161,327.07
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 13 $144,700.15
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 13 $169,936.85
Headquarters, Nasa 13 $151,705.38
Federal Student Aid 12 $176,721.67
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 12 $155,272.58
Presidio Trust 11 $135,702.45
Offices of the Regional Administrators 11 $160,000.00
National Transportation Safety Board 11 $182,564.45
Maritime Administration 11 $166,990.45
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 11 $163,736.91
U.S. Secret Service 10 $143,761.60
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 10 $136,014.00
Denali Commission 10 $109,023.30
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 10 $157,538.70
Administration for Community Living 10 $150,996.90
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 10 $171,904.10
Rural Utilities Service 10 $147,396.10
Federal Railroad Administration 10 $168,926.40
Administration for Children and Families 10 $166,201.40
Health Resources and Services Administration 9 $179,285.33
Office of Governmentwide Policy 8 $163,983.75
National Institutes of Health 8 $178,620.00
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 7 $173,840.71
Community Relations Service 7 $147,783.57
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 7 $172,450.14
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 7 $160,329.00
Departmental Administration 7 $142,830.29
U.S. Mint 7 $156,205.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 7 $145,318.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 7 $169,599.71
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 7 $128,468.71
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 6 $112,150.67
Farm Service Agency 6 $142,559.83
Federal Labor Relations Authority 6 $161,826.67
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 6 $139,847.33
Federal Maritime Commission 6 $153,785.33
Mine Safety and Health Administration 6 $159,508.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 5 $165,711.80
Government Printing Office 5 $112,264.60
Langley Research Center 5 $122,705.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 5 $150,268.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 5 $148,159.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 5 $123,611.20
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 5 $138,669.00
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 5 $150,169.40
Federal Trade Commission 5 $147,045.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 4 $158,864.50
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 4 $166,293.75
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 4 $133,142.25
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 4 $142,063.25
U.S. Marshals Service 4 $159,649.50
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 4 $179,681.25
Veteran Employment Services Office 4 $134,035.50
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 4 $155,872.25
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 4 $165,733.33
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 4 $126,500.00
National Credit Union Administration 3 $221,895.67
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 3 $209,919.33
Office of Disability Employment Policy 3 $151,403.00
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 3 $146,883.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 3 $167,222.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 3 $148,820.33
Office of the Director 3 $151,708.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 3 $136,709.67
Immediate Office of the Administrator 3 $166,200.00
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 3 $177,300.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 3 $168,231.67
Utah Reclamation Mitigation & Conservation Commission 3 $129,519.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 3 $156,486.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 3 $141,181.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 3 $169,438.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 3 $137,169.67
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 3 $164,047.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Emergency Management 3 $160,142.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 3 $171,922.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $173,400.00
Office of Administrative Services 2 $165,294.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 2 $181,500.00
Executive Office for Immigration Review 2 $161,750.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 2 $133,379.00
Commission on Civil Rights 2 $147,779.50
Office of Secretary of Labor 2 $189,700.00
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 2 $161,860.50
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 2 $160,761.50
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 2 $167,216.50
Office of Emergency Response and Recovery 2 $144,782.00
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 2 $168,292.00
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 2 $195,626.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $166,504.50
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 2 $146,155.50
Veterans Employment and Training Service 2 $150,594.50
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 2 $166,940.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 2 $122,572.50
Export-Import Bank of the United States 2 $182,000.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy & Planning 2 $148,291.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 2 $146,403.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 2 $182,400.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Public & International Affairs 2 $144,237.50
Dryden Flight Research Center 2 $125,364.50
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 2 $177,115.50
Office of Advocacy and Outreach 2 $162,154.00
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 2 $137,869.50
Office of Management (Department of Education) 2 $167,155.00
Homeland Security Staff 2 $159,488.00
Pretrial Services Agency 2 $177,548.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 2 $156,316.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $149,288.00
Valles Caldera Trust 1 $123,756.00
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 1 $168,700.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $179,782.00
Marine Mammal Commission 1 $158,700.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $148,629.00
National Technical Information Service 1 $158,739.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 1 $155,500.00
Ames Research Center 1 $151,840.00
Office of Civil Rights (General Services Administration) 1 $173,810.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $155,328.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 1 $155,500.00
Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission 1 $179,655.00
Office of Citizen Services and Communicatns 1 $165,050.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $175,644.00
Wage and Hour Division 1 $155,500.00
Recovery Accountability & Transparency 1 $130,573.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (General Services Administration) 1 $147,390.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 1 $149,288.00
Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education 1 $184,767.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 1 $183,300.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $151,496.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 1 $149,718.00
Institute of Education Sciences 1 $183,267.00
Civil Rights 1 $151,496.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 1 $139,519.00
Dean for VA Learning University 1 $135,945.00
Office of Innovation and Improvement 1 $63,722.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $151,496.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 1 $128,790.00
Trade and Development Agency 1 $165,300.00
National Endowment for the Arts 1 $168,180.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs 1 $151,496.00
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council 1 $161,419.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 1 $168,700.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $121,635.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $155,500.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 1 $0.00
Arctic Research Commission 1 $156,784.00
Bureau of International Labor Affairs 1 $155,500.00

Program Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Program Manager is $138,133.24. The highest paid Program Manager made $325,000 in 2016.

Common Program Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Program Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 5,307
ES - Senior Executive Service 1,847
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 1,067
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 387
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 316
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 164
FE - Senior Foreign Service 126
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 103
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 87
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 76
EX - Executive Pay 69
IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use 52
FO - Foreign Service Officers 43
ZA - Administrative 42
SL - Senior Level Positions 35
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 30
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 27
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 26
SO - Sec Emp Formerly Under Es Pay Plan 25
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 18
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 16
EN - Nat Nuclear Security Admin Exc Srvc Only 14
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 6
PG - Printing Office Grades 5
IG - Inspectors General 4
SS - Senior Staff Positions 3
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 3
FJ - Officials On Noncareer Appointments 2
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 2
EE - Expert (other) 1
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 1
CE - Contract Education--year Long 1
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 1
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 1
ZZ - Nonapplicable 1
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 1

Average Program Management Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016

In 2004, the average pay for a Program Manager was $111,519. Since then, the average pay has increased to $138,133 in 2016.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0340.

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