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
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 60 $139,665.62
Selective Service System 60 $120,128.25
National Protection and Programs Directorate 60 $146,290.80
Food and Nutrition Service 59 $150,345.58
Federal Acquisition Service 54 $155,065.48
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 54 $155,511.67
Social Security Administration 49 $158,018.53
U.S. Coast Guard 48 $133,985.10
Offices, Boards and Divisions 46 $141,354.28
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 45 $163,396.29
National Science Foundation 45 $159,329.18
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
Goddard Space Flight Center 38 $142,408.37
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 38 $148,127.42
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
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 27 $163,834.93
Geological Survey 27 $139,285.41
National Labor Relations Board 27 $166,116.78
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 25 $144,511.96
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 25 $145,293.20
Federal Transit Administration 25 $165,343.68
Office of Justice Programs 25 $148,700.08
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
National Cemetery Administration 20 $141,123.85
Ous for Science and Technology 20 $161,931.75
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
Consumer Product Safety Commission 15 $158,857.60
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 15 $143,741.93
Food and Drug Administration 14 $161,327.07
National Institute of Standards and Technology 14 $160,573.00
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
Maritime Administration 11 $166,990.45
National Transportation Safety Board 11 $182,564.45
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 11 $163,736.91
Presidio Trust 11 $135,702.45
Offices of the Regional Administrators 11 $160,000.00
Denali Commission 10 $109,023.30
Federal Railroad Administration 10 $168,926.40
Administration for Children and Families 10 $166,201.40
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 10 $157,538.70
Administration for Community Living 10 $150,996.90
Rural Utilities Service 10 $147,396.10
U.S. Secret Service 10 $143,761.60
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 10 $171,904.10
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 10 $136,014.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 9 $179,285.33
National Institutes of Health 8 $178,620.00
Office of Governmentwide Policy 8 $163,983.75
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 7 $169,599.71
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 7 $128,468.71
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 7 $173,840.71
U.S. Mint 7 $156,205.00
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
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 7 $145,318.00
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 6 $139,847.33
Federal Labor Relations Authority 6 $161,826.67
Mine Safety and Health Administration 6 $159,508.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 6 $112,150.67
Federal Maritime Commission 6 $153,785.33
Farm Service Agency 6 $142,559.83
Langley Research Center 5 $122,705.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 5 $148,159.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 5 $150,268.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 5 $123,611.20
Government Printing Office 5 $112,264.60
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 5 $138,669.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 5 $165,711.80
Federal Trade Commission 5 $147,045.00
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 5 $150,169.40
U.S. Marshals Service 4 $159,649.50
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
Veteran Employment Services Office 4 $134,035.50
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 4 $179,681.25
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 4 $158,864.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 4 $165,733.33
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 4 $155,872.25
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 4 $126,500.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Emergency Management 3 $160,142.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 3 $156,486.33
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 3 $164,047.33
Immediate Office of the Administrator 3 $166,200.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 3 $141,181.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 3 $171,922.00
Office of the Director 3 $151,708.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 3 $209,919.33
National Credit Union Administration 3 $221,895.67
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 3 $136,709.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 3 $137,169.67
Office of Postsecondary Education 3 $167,222.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 3 $168,231.67
Natural Resources Conservation Service 3 $169,438.00
Utah Reclamation Mitigation & Conservation Commission 3 $129,519.00
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 3 $146,883.00
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 3 $177,300.00
Office of Disability Employment Policy 3 $151,403.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 3 $148,820.33
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 2 $161,860.50
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 2 $166,940.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy & Planning 2 $148,291.50
Dryden Flight Research Center 2 $125,364.50
Export-Import Bank of the United States 2 $182,000.00
Office of Administrative Services 2 $165,294.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Public & International Affairs 2 $144,237.50
Office of Emergency Response and Recovery 2 $144,782.00
Executive Office for Immigration Review 2 $161,750.50
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 2 $167,216.50
Merit Systems Protection Board 2 $181,500.00
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 2 $137,869.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 2 $182,400.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $166,504.50
Office of Advocacy and Outreach 2 $162,154.00
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 2 $195,626.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 2 $177,115.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 2 $122,572.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 2 $133,379.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 2 $167,155.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 2 $156,316.00
Office of Secretary of Labor 2 $189,700.00
Pretrial Services Agency 2 $177,548.00
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 2 $160,761.50
Commission on Civil Rights 2 $147,779.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 2 $146,403.00
Veterans Employment and Training Service 2 $150,594.50
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 2 $168,292.00
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 2 $146,155.50
Homeland Security Staff 2 $159,488.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $173,400.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $148,629.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $179,782.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $149,288.00
National Technical Information Service 1 $158,739.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $151,496.00
Arctic Research Commission 1 $156,784.00
Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education 1 $184,767.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 1 $149,288.00
Trade and Development Agency 1 $165,300.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs 1 $151,496.00
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council 1 $161,419.00
Dean for VA Learning University 1 $135,945.00
Office of Civil Rights (General Services Administration) 1 $173,810.00
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 1 $168,700.00
Economics and Statistics Administration 1 $155,328.00
Civil Rights 1 $151,496.00
Marine Mammal Commission 1 $158,700.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 1 $128,790.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 1 $155,500.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $175,644.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 1 $0.00
Office of Citizen Services and Communicatns 1 $165,050.00
Bureau of International Labor Affairs 1 $155,500.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 1 $183,300.00
Wage and Hour Division 1 $155,500.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (General Services Administration) 1 $147,390.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $121,635.00
Institute of Education Sciences 1 $183,267.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 1 $155,500.00
National Endowment for the Arts 1 $168,180.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 1 $139,519.00
Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission 1 $179,655.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $151,496.00
Valles Caldera Trust 1 $123,756.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 1 $168,700.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $155,500.00
Ames Research Center 1 $151,840.00
Recovery Accountability & Transparency 1 $130,573.00
Office of Innovation and Improvement 1 $63,722.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 1 $149,718.00

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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