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Program Manager - Federal Salaries of 2009

Pay Rates for "Program Manager"

How much does a Program Manager in the federal government get paid? $130,126.14* *Based on the 2009 average.
9,262 EMPLOYEES
$1.2B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Program Manager was the 34th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2009, with 9,262 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2009, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Program Management, with an average salary of $124,040.

Agencies that have hired a Program Manager

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Internal Revenue Service 1,366 $124,039.57
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 814 $117,574.63
Forest Service 682 $98,078.81
Department of Energy 413 $150,234.51
Veterans Health Administration 403 $101,009.40
Federal Aviation Administration 402 $150,546.16
Transportation Security Administration 397 $131,984.92
Bureau of Land Management 383 $106,057.21
Environmental Protection Agency 353 $155,838.83
Small Business Administration 183 $141,854.23
Agency for International Development 169 $151,402.62
Federal Highway Administration 156 $133,082.57
Indian Affairs 156 $110,488.61
Bureau of Reclamation 127 $123,401.89
Financial Management Service 127 $133,544.40
Office of Personnel Management 126 $131,983.50
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 126 $150,761.09
Veterans Benefits Administration 110 $141,305.67
National Park Service 95 $124,135.04
Federal Emergency Management Agency 89 $127,466.12
Food Safety and Inspection Service 88 $133,892.25
Peace Corps 87 $122,557.29
Federal Bureau of Investigation 82 $133,151.80
Foreign Agricultural Service 79 $134,957.70
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 78 $149,480.46
Department of State 75 $132,685.01
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 72 $146,772.89
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 66 $129,686.70
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 64 $122,151.69
Employment and Training Administration 63 $148,267.21
Federal Acquisition Service 62 $144,722.76
Selective Service System 60 $113,785.80
Food and Nutrition Service 58 $140,677.53
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 57 $150,384.68
Social Security Administration 57 $151,740.61
Offices, Boards and Divisions 54 $138,546.06
National Science Foundation 54 $148,299.83
Bureau of the Census 53 $144,671.43
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 51 $125,167.39
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 48 $133,360.25
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 48 $157,842.52
Public Buildings Service 44 $149,699.84
U.S. Coast Guard 43 $127,475.70
Bureau of the Public Debt 39 $134,786.49
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 34 $151,924.76
National Labor Relations Board 33 $169,470.09
Risk Management Agency 31 $120,544.26
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 30 $153,450.23
Goddard Space Flight Center 29 $135,542.00
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 29 $142,865.10
Geological Survey 28 $124,395.36
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 27 $141,950.59
Program Support Center 26 $114,110.77
National Archives and Records Administration 26 $140,833.92
Indian Health Service 23 $153,859.26
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 23 $135,025.39
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 23 $161,155.83
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 22 $137,615.27
Office of Justice Programs 22 $144,044.23
Federal Transit Administration 20 $155,741.55
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 19 $140,249.16
Office of Comptroller of Currency 18 $178,057.00
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 17 $144,443.71
Presidio Trust 16 $125,581.75
Office of Secretary of Transportation 16 $160,092.38
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 15 $148,981.93
Office of Secretary of Labor 15 $155,655.53
Consumer Product Safety Commission 14 $148,845.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 14 $155,700.50
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 14 $154,119.14
National Cemetery Administration 14 $129,573.14
Rural Utilities Service 14 $144,149.86
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 13 $134,484.38
National Transportation Safety Board 13 $164,986.46
Patent and Trademark Office 12 $143,901.50
Administration for Children and Families 12 $162,591.58
National Institutes of Health 11 $155,535.27
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 11 $110,768.18
Ous for Science and Technology 11 $154,444.73
Departmental Administration 10 $131,021.90
Community Relations Service 10 $139,877.30
Mine Safety and Health Administration 10 $155,322.10
Federal Student Aid 10 $159,889.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 9 $156,377.22
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 9 $154,552.89
Federal Railroad Administration 9 $165,605.78
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 9 $163,568.11
Health Resources and Services Administration 8 $163,093.25
Food and Drug Administration 8 $142,526.88
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 8 $125,273.75
Natural Resources Conservation Service 8 $126,860.63
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 7 $151,724.71
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 7 $164,539.71
Langley Research Center 7 $106,449.86
Executive Office for Immigration Review 7 $153,156.29
Departmental Offices 6 $123,066.33
Securities and Exchange Commission 6 $164,712.67
Assistant Secretary for Administration 6 $157,923.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 6 $131,966.00
Office of the Chief Acquisition Officer 6 $160,904.17
Office of Governmentwide Policy 6 $152,100.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 6 $163,097.33
Utah Reclamation Mitigation & Conservation Commission 5 $127,599.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 5 $143,039.40
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 5 $138,247.60
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 5 $174,488.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 5 $154,858.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 4 $152,606.25
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 4 $161,462.00
Maritime Administration 4 $138,365.25
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 4 $129,390.50
U.S. Mint 4 $157,767.25
U.S. Marshals Service 4 $153,162.50
Farm Service Agency 4 $125,323.50
Employment Standards Administration 4 $174,845.75
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 4 $161,321.75
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4 $154,870.25
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 4 $115,700.00
Federal Trade Commission 4 $144,015.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 4 $136,856.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 4 $136,217.00
Office of Citizen Services and Communicatns 4 $166,111.50
Federal Maritime Commission 4 $164,280.25
Recovery Accountability & Transparency 4 $137,492.50
Broadcasting Board of Governors 3 $114,107.00
Federal Labor Relations Authority 3 $149,776.33
Drug Enforcement Administration 3 $166,641.00
Department of Treasury 3 $178,733.33
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 3 $125,632.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 3 $137,538.67
Office of Disability Employment Policy 3 $143,752.67
Immediate Office of the Administrator 3 $157,056.33
Government Printing Office 3 $124,019.00
Headquarters, Nasa 3 $148,928.00
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 3 $154,646.33
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 3 $132,416.67
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 3 $149,712.67
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 3 $147,682.67
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 3 $141,266.67
Civil Rights 3 $131,753.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 3 $136,618.33
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 3 $159,750.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 2 $86,461.00
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 2 $162,900.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 2 $147,011.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 2 $162,900.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 2 $172,813.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 2 $162,860.50
Office of the Director 2 $145,907.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 2 $95,688.50
Pretrial Services Agency 2 $161,500.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs 2 $156,318.50
Office of Government Ethics 2 $169,696.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $148,801.50
Valles Caldera Trust 2 $116,500.00
Administration for Community Living 2 $174,752.00
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 2 $168,593.50
National Technical Information Service 2 $157,400.00
Offices of the Regional Administrators 2 $135,488.00
National Credit Union Administration 2 $210,510.00
Homeland Security Staff 2 $144,037.50
Marine Mammal Commission 1 $149,025.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 1 $149,025.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 1 $168,100.00
International Joint Commission: U.S. & Canada 1 $153,200.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 1 $123,414.00
Institute of Education Sciences 1 $212,400.00
Office of the Secretary of Agriculture 1 $164,660.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $142,443.00
Federal Housing Finance Agency 1 $0.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $117,762.00
Trade and Development Agency 1 $162,900.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $177,000.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Intergovernmental & International Affairs 1 $95,620.00
Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control 1 $133,653.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $158,021.00
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council 1 $154,500.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $137,706.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 1 $148,534.00
Office Federal Coordinator Alaska Gas Transport Project 1 $162,900.00
Barry Goldwater School & Excellence in Education Foundation 1 $162,900.00
National Endowment for the Arts 1 $154,306.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 1 $148,235.00
Bureau of International Labor Affairs 1 $153,200.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $143,000.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 1 $165,750.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 1 $140,744.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (Department of Labor) 1 $153,200.00
Office of Civil Rights (General Services Administration) 1 $165,400.00
African Development Foundation 1 $158,200.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 1 $140,328.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 1 $153,200.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 1 $136,340.00
Arctic Research Commission 1 $150,033.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $153,200.00
Veterans Employment and Training Service 1 $153,200.00
Office of Emergency Response and Recovery 1 $139,380.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 1 $170,238.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $160,908.00
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 1 $175,352.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 1 $157,000.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $162,900.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $165,900.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 1 $177,000.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $172,200.00
International Trade Administration 1 $163,876.00

Program Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Program Manager is $130,126.14. The highest paid Program Manager made $253,195 in 2009.

Common Program Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Program Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 4,894
ES - Senior Executive Service 1,683
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 1,157
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 316
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 252
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 148
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 106
FE - Senior Foreign Service 95
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 88
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 85
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 81
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 70
EX - Executive Pay 53
FO - Foreign Service Officers 49
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 35
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 29
SL - Senior Level Positions 27
ZA - Administrative 24
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 18
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 13
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 6
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 5
IG - Inspectors General 4
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 4
EE - Expert (other) 3
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 3
PG - Printing Office Grades 3
ZZ - Nonapplicable 2
SS - Senior Staff Positions 2
EG - Consultant (other) 2
CE - Contract Education--year Long 1
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 1
SN - Senior Level System 1
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
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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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