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Program Manager - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Program Manager"

How much does a Program Manager in the federal government get paid? $133,968.14* *Based on the 2010 average.
9,610 EMPLOYEES
$1.29B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Program Manager was the 35th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 9,610 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2010, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Program Management, with an average salary of $127,687.

Agencies that have hired a Program Manager

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Internal Revenue Service 1,358 $127,687.29
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 879 $120,414.43
Forest Service 697 $99,270.63
Federal Aviation Administration 437 $158,811.05
Department of Energy 434 $152,728.09
Transportation Security Administration 404 $136,168.32
Bureau of Land Management 381 $107,112.14
Veterans Health Administration 377 $103,334.25
Environmental Protection Agency 359 $159,882.45
Agency for International Development 202 $155,736.06
Small Business Administration 193 $144,212.79
Federal Highway Administration 165 $135,813.98
Indian Affairs 157 $113,096.38
Office of Personnel Management 149 $133,917.11
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 142 $155,584.57
Financial Management Service 130 $136,636.18
Bureau of Reclamation 120 $126,594.17
Veterans Benefits Administration 107 $142,746.63
Federal Bureau of Investigation 102 $135,056.26
National Park Service 101 $127,254.41
Food Safety and Inspection Service 94 $136,242.59
Peace Corps 90 $132,373.69
Federal Emergency Management Agency 87 $140,274.90
Foreign Agricultural Service 81 $138,779.46
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 79 $152,922.73
Department of State 77 $134,249.61
Employment and Training Administration 76 $149,518.20
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 73 $130,214.18
Federal Acquisition Service 71 $147,567.25
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 68 $152,251.84
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 64 $126,376.33
Offices, Boards and Divisions 61 $139,618.34
Food and Nutrition Service 60 $142,448.77
Selective Service System 59 $117,638.51
Social Security Administration 56 $155,027.18
Bureau of the Census 55 $150,349.76
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 53 $154,333.43
National Science Foundation 51 $153,349.49
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 50 $135,026.92
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 49 $161,412.59
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 47 $145,877.23
U.S. Coast Guard 45 $133,769.49
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 44 $135,190.95
Public Buildings Service 40 $153,037.38
Bureau of the Public Debt 39 $138,283.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 37 $157,089.81
Goddard Space Flight Center 33 $137,047.52
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 32 $156,840.81
National Labor Relations Board 32 $175,441.22
Risk Management Agency 32 $124,515.00
National Archives and Records Administration 30 $143,666.27
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 28 $143,412.46
Geological Survey 27 $130,545.93
Office of Justice Programs 24 $147,267.29
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 23 $141,338.70
Program Support Center 22 $114,455.23
Indian Health Service 22 $154,482.82
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 22 $144,638.91
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 22 $162,426.68
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 21 $134,846.86
Office of Comptroller of Currency 20 $181,197.55
Presidio Trust 19 $128,338.47
Federal Transit Administration 18 $161,385.44
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 18 $143,445.61
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 17 $138,576.65
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 17 $159,785.18
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 16 $152,505.06
Office of Secretary of Transportation 16 $163,794.63
Consumer Product Safety Commission 15 $150,023.67
National Transportation Safety Board 14 $171,853.79
Patent and Trademark Office 14 $150,853.15
Health Resources and Services Administration 13 $171,754.54
National Institutes of Health 13 $160,479.69
Ous for Science and Technology 13 $162,993.54
Federal Student Aid 13 $165,692.31
Administration for Children and Families 12 $165,229.17
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 12 $110,734.33
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 12 $134,473.83
Departmental Administration 12 $146,473.58
Rural Utilities Service 12 $147,320.17
National Cemetery Administration 12 $154,003.09
Office of Governmentwide Policy 11 $162,131.36
Food and Drug Administration 11 $145,374.27
Natural Resources Conservation Service 11 $133,668.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 10 $154,413.70
Departmental Offices 10 $133,544.40
Community Relations Service 10 $144,138.60
Federal Railroad Administration 9 $170,237.11
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 9 $146,550.11
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 9 $161,101.44
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 8 $166,083.38
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 8 $169,660.63
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 8 $166,522.75
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 8 $149,211.75
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 7 $159,423.14
Executive Office for Immigration Review 7 $156,602.29
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 7 $136,506.00
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 7 $154,581.86
Federal Maritime Commission 7 $156,379.86
Langley Research Center 7 $109,554.43
U.S. Mint 6 $152,610.33
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 6 $166,688.17
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 6 $149,961.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 6 $129,672.50
Securities and Exchange Commission 6 $170,099.17
National Institute of Standards and Technology 6 $166,074.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 6 $157,533.67
Employment Standards Administration 5 $169,424.00
Federal Trade Commission 5 $144,131.40
Utah Reclamation Mitigation & Conservation Commission 5 $129,519.00
Office of Citizen Services and Communicatns 5 $165,891.80
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 5 $173,505.60
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 5 $133,434.60
Office of Disability Employment Policy 4 $154,947.25
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4 $158,760.00
Immediate Office of the Administrator 4 $168,377.50
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 4 $135,596.75
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 4 $136,382.00
Maritime Administration 4 $141,472.00
Farm Service Agency 4 $127,337.75
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 4 $124,206.75
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 4 $159,813.50
Federal Labor Relations Authority 4 $163,684.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 4 $164,618.00
Assistant Secretary for Administration 3 $160,242.00
Civil Rights 3 $136,134.00
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 3 $152,515.67
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 3 $152,576.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 3 $145,085.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 3 $143,200.67
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 3 $124,902.67
Drug Enforcement Administration 3 $170,021.00
Headquarters, Nasa 3 $154,357.67
Office of the Director 3 $135,154.33
Recovery Accountability & Transparency 3 $152,393.33
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 3 $179,700.00
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 3 $169,386.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 3 $142,562.67
Administration for Community Living 3 $162,600.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 3 $145,606.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 2 $167,566.00
Office of Government Ethics 2 $172,265.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 2 $168,524.00
Agricultural Research Service 2 $159,979.50
Valles Caldera Trust 2 $123,155.00
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 2 $166,987.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 2 $97,972.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 2 $140,759.00
National Credit Union Administration 2 $225,131.50
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 2 $185,372.50
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $155,209.00
U.S. Marshals Service 2 $145,991.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 2 $167,477.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 2 $139,965.50
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 2 $133,091.50
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $146,269.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 2 $165,074.50
Office of Secretary of Labor 2 $189,700.00
Government Printing Office 2 $122,894.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 2 $152,005.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 2 $111,883.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 2 $165,300.00
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 2 $131,298.50
Office of Postsecondary Education 2 $158,803.50
U.S. International Trade Commission 2 $161,750.00
Pretrial Services Agency 2 $161,500.00
Office Federal Coordinator Alaska Gas Transport Project 1 $165,300.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 1 $136,771.00
Trade and Development Agency 1 $165,300.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Public & International Affairs 1 $155,500.00
Offices of the Regional Administrators 1 $160,000.00
Bureau of International Labor Affairs 1 $153,200.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $155,500.00
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council 1 $158,239.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Intergovernmental & International Affairs 1 $178,000.00
Office of Emergency Response and Recovery 1 $151,810.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (Department of Labor) 1 $155,500.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $167,800.00
Barry Goldwater School & Excellence in Education Foundation 1 $165,300.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs 1 $145,500.00
International Joint Commission: U.S. & Canada 1 $155,498.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 1 $177,000.00
Marine Mammal Commission 1 $152,635.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $156,700.00
National Endowment for the Arts 1 $156,648.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 1 $128,110.00
Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy 1 $155,500.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $119,926.00
Office of the Secretary of Agriculture 1 $177,833.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 1 $166,218.00
Federal Housing Finance Agency 1 $210,270.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 1 $155,500.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $179,700.00
African Development Foundation 1 $155,500.00
U.S. Secret Service 1 $124,142.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 1 $155,500.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $175,644.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $145,700.00
Arctic Research Commission 1 $156,784.00
Department of Housing and Urban Development 1 $152,635.00
Veterans Employment and Training Service 1 $155,500.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 1 $119,738.00
Office of Civil Rights (General Services Administration) 1 $168,710.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $165,300.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 1 $152,193.00
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 1 $179,655.00
Immigration Office Assistant Secretary Operations, Security, and Preparedness 1 $166,400.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 1 $141,800.00
International Trade Administration 1 $172,070.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 1 $149,468.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 1 $172,868.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Emer Management & Resilience 1 $208,320.00
Office of the Chief Acquisition Officer 1 $155,500.00
National Technical Information Service 1 $146,068.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 1 $144,573.00
Institute of Education Sciences 1 $179,655.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 1 $172,000.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (General Services Administration) 1 $155,000.00

Program Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Program Manager is $133,968.14. The highest paid Program Manager made $293,754 in 2010.

Common Program Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Program Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 5,096
ES - Senior Executive Service 1,730
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 1,149
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 319
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 274
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 158
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 117
FE - Senior Foreign Service 109
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 90
EX - Executive Pay 87
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 85
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 80
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 68
FO - Foreign Service Officers 51
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 35
SL - Senior Level Positions 28
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 28
ZA - Administrative 26
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 20
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 17
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 7
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 6
IG - Inspectors General 5
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 4
EE - Expert (other) 3
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 2
ZZ - Nonapplicable 2
SS - Senior Staff Positions 2
PG - Printing Office Grades 2
EG - Consultant (other) 2
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 2
CE - Contract Education--year Long 1
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 1
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 1
TF - Federal Housing Finance Board Executive 1
FJ - Officials On Noncareer Appointments 1
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Average Program Management Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Program Manager was $111,519. Since then, the average pay has increased to $141,595 in 2017.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0340.

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