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Program Manager - Federal Salaries of 2008

Pay Rates for "Program Manager"

How much does a Program Manager in the federal government get paid? $125,368.25* *Based on the 2008 average.
9,033 EMPLOYEES
$1.13B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Program Manager was the 32nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2008, with 9,033 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2008, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Program Management, with an average salary of $120,242.

Agencies that have hired a Program Manager

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Internal Revenue Service 1,325 $120,242.38
Customs and Border Protection 740 $111,907.13
Forest Service 687 $94,001.79
Department of Energy 415 $147,520.90
Veterans Health Administration 384 $96,755.60
Environmental Protection Agency 383 $150,773.89
Transportation Security Administration 372 $127,087.09
Federal Aviation Administration 370 $145,333.18
Bureau of Land Management 346 $103,316.58
Small Business Administration 187 $134,904.72
U.S. Agency for International Development 173 $146,473.73
Federal Highway Administration 151 $127,535.70
Indian Affairs 149 $108,129.48
Peace Corps 145 $98,252.72
Financial Management Service 125 $128,331.86
Bureau of Reclamation 123 $119,310.66
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 121 $143,967.85
Office of Personnel Management 118 $128,783.38
Federal Emergency Management Agency 109 $115,514.14
Veterans Benefits Administration 105 $138,181.00
National Park Service 96 $118,124.15
Food Safety and Inspection Service 88 $129,176.73
Federal Bureau of Investigation 85 $127,657.81
Foreign Agricultural Service 75 $129,943.33
Department of State 74 $127,725.28
Federal Acquisition Service 73 $139,756.08
Citizenship and Immigration Services 68 $140,161.28
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 67 $117,068.67
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 64 $144,779.59
Selective Service System 61 $109,338.62
Employment and Training Administration 60 $141,735.02
Social Security Administration 55 $147,815.69
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 54 $145,824.57
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 54 $124,879.74
Food and Nutrition Service 53 $132,739.62
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 53 $118,088.55
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 51 $150,737.65
Offices, Boards and Divisions 50 $132,994.50
National Science Foundation 49 $139,620.16
Bureau of the Public Debt 46 $129,224.67
Bureau of the Census 45 $140,426.04
Public Buildings Service 41 $142,613.80
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 39 $130,135.26
National Labor Relations Board 33 $161,167.91
U.S. Coast Guard 33 $125,533.55
Risk Management Agency 30 $117,539.93
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 29 $145,421.48
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 28 $147,318.82
Program Support Center 27 $108,942.11
Goddard Space Flight Center 27 $131,604.04
National Archives and Records Administration 26 $135,610.46
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 23 $154,608.70
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 23 $132,947.87
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 22 $128,927.32
Indian Health Service 22 $144,338.27
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 22 $140,968.05
Office of Justice Programs 21 $139,401.48
Geological Survey 21 $138,056.05
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 20 $131,510.50
Federal Transit Administration 18 $148,147.06
Office of Comptroller of Currency 18 $171,780.00
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 18 $137,921.56
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 18 $140,008.61
Offices of the Regional Administrators 17 $154,162.00
National Transportation Safety Board 16 $164,837.19
Presidio Trust 16 $125,045.94
Rural Utilities Service 15 $135,761.33
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 15 $146,298.00
Office of Secretary of Labor 15 $144,983.00
Administration for Children and Families 14 $158,029.92
Consumer Product Safety Commission 13 $147,736.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 12 $151,478.92
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 12 $151,142.25
National Institutes of Health 12 $152,333.75
Science and Technology Directorate 12 $148,752.75
National Cemetery Administration 11 $145,906.64
Office of Secretary of Transportation 11 $157,736.45
Federal Student Aid 11 $149,628.45
Food and Drug Administration 11 $133,741.36
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 10 $158,165.70
Federal Railroad Administration 9 $162,270.00
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 9 $157,363.44
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 9 $106,887.00
Community Relations Service 9 $138,282.33
Health Resources and Services Administration 9 $158,852.11
Office of the Chief Acquisition Officer 8 $151,619.25
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 8 $142,385.38
Langley Research Center 8 $103,065.25
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 8 $157,878.63
Natural Resources Conservation Service 8 $129,202.38
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 8 $139,041.88
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 8 $156,216.88
Patent and Trademark Office 8 $130,044.38
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 8 $159,410.88
Executive Office for Immigration Review 7 $147,836.00
Employment Standards Administration 7 $172,642.57
U.S. Mint 7 $146,592.00
Departmental Administration 7 $138,118.71
Office of the Chief Human Capital Office 7 $144,856.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 7 $120,693.86
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 7 $124,276.43
Securities and Exchange Commission 6 $156,570.17
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 6 $147,583.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 6 $154,502.50
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 6 $153,091.83
Office of Governmentwide Policy 6 $148,437.50
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 5 $122,505.20
Utah Reclamation Mitigation & Conservation Commission 5 $124,010.00
Federal Maritime Commission 5 $155,245.40
Departmental Offices 5 $120,452.40
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 5 $133,000.60
Farm Service Agency 4 $138,211.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 4 $151,625.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 4 $151,573.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 4 $156,440.50
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 4 $147,079.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 4 $129,286.75
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 4 $125,138.00
U.S. Marshals Service 4 $148,900.75
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4 $153,779.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 3 $159,759.33
Office of Disability Employment Policy 3 $137,772.33
Federal Trade Commission 3 $136,012.33
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 3 $127,503.67
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 3 $143,758.33
Administration for Community Living 3 $161,313.33
Government Printing Office 3 $112,615.00
Headquarters, Nasa 3 $141,666.33
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 3 $127,769.00
Maritime Administration 3 $124,704.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 3 $154,526.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 3 $130,178.00
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 3 $127,781.00
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 3 $146,003.67
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 3 $143,742.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 3 $132,398.67
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 3 $128,628.67
National Technical Information Service 2 $150,520.00
National Credit Union Administration 2 $203,350.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 2 $80,842.50
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 2 $116,960.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 2 $140,305.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 2 $158,500.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 2 $162,594.00
Trade and Development Agency 2 $157,250.00
Pretrial Services Agency 2 $159,300.00
Immediate Office of the Administrator 2 $141,769.00
Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technology 2 $153,300.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 2 $158,500.00
Civil Rights 2 $142,769.00
Homeland Security Staff 2 $137,628.00
National Endowment for the Arts 2 $146,150.50
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 2 $152,392.50
Broadcasting Board of Governors 2 $125,808.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 2 $155,003.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs 2 $143,469.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 1 $163,700.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $129,675.00
American Battle Monuments Commission 1 $180,126.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $128,458.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $172,200.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $126,850.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $156,500.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 1 $158,500.00
Arctic Research Commission 1 $142,387.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $162,800.00
Architectural & Transportation Barrier Compliance Board 1 $155,757.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $158,500.00
International Trade Administration 1 $163,876.00
Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control 1 $131,350.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 1 $138,061.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 1 $140,355.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 1 $134,694.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 1 $129,462.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $149,000.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $151,800.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $158,500.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 1 $166,951.00
Office Federal Coordinator Alaska Gas Transport Project 1 $158,500.00
Bureau of International Labor Affairs 1 $168,029.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (Department of Labor) 1 $149,000.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 1 $149,000.00
1 $149,000.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $149,000.00
Office of Public Affairs 1 $149,000.00
Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy 1 $149,000.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 1 $149,000.00
Veterans Employment and Training Service 1 $149,000.00
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 1 $164,015.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 1 $170,221.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 1 $142,227.00
Institute of Education Sciences 1 $168,931.00
Office of Vocational and Adult Education 1 $157,977.00
Federal Communications Commission 1 $165,900.00
Office of the Director 1 $158,500.00
Federal Housing Finance Board 1 $191,817.00
Barry Goldwater School & Excellence in Education Foundation 1 $158,500.00
Office of Government Ethics 1 $168,000.00
Valles Caldera Trust 1 $101,221.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $139,050.00
Office of Civil Rights (General Services Administration) 1 $160,895.00
Office of the Human Resources Management 1 $132,450.00
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 1 $149,000.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (General Services Administration) 1 $172,200.00
Office of Mission Assurance 1 $132,740.00
International Joint Commission: U.S. & Canada 1 $149,000.00
Committee for Purchase from People Blind or Severely Disabled 1 $105,088.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 1 $163,539.00
Marine Mammal Commission 1 $144,727.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 1 $115,120.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $113,854.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $168,000.00

Program Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Program Manager is $125,368.25. The highest paid Program Manager made $269,330 in 2008.

Common Program Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Program Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 4,703
ES - Senior Executive Service 1,706
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 1,121
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 280
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 219
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 140
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 139
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 112
FE - Senior Foreign Service 101
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 100
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 92
EX - Executive Pay 88
FO - Foreign Service Officers 47
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 34
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 27
SL - Senior Level Positions 26
ZA - Administrative 19
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 18
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 11
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 8
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 6
EE - Expert (other) 6
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 5
EG - Consultant (other) 5
PG - Printing Office Grades 3
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 3
FJ - Officials On Noncareer Appointments 3
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 3
SS - Senior Staff Positions 2
ZZ - Nonapplicable 2
SN - Senior Level System 1
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 1
TF - Federal Housing Finance Board Executive 1
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 1

Average Program Management Pay Trend from 2004 to 2019

In 2004, the average pay for a Program Manager was $111,519. Since then, the average pay has increased to $147,691 in 2019.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0340.

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