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Program Manager - Federal Salaries of 2011

Pay Rates for "Program Manager"

How much does a Program Manager in the federal government get paid? $134,048.07* *Based on the 2011 average.
9,856 EMPLOYEES
$1.32B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Program Manager was the 35th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2011, with 9,856 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2011, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Program Management, with an average salary of $127,115.

Agencies that have hired a Program Manager

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Internal Revenue Service 1,345 $127,115.34
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 943 $121,642.28
Forest Service 698 $99,587.58
Federal Aviation Administration 448 $159,407.62
Transportation Security Administration 430 $135,422.47
Department of Energy 406 $152,629.74
Veterans Health Administration 391 $103,541.13
Bureau of Land Management 386 $107,000.39
Environmental Protection Agency 358 $159,831.41
Agency for International Development 224 $154,112.99
Small Business Administration 207 $143,082.93
Federal Highway Administration 174 $134,908.24
Office of Personnel Management 161 $134,567.49
Indian Affairs 157 $112,006.08
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 144 $154,417.26
Financial Management Service 122 $137,335.99
Veterans Benefits Administration 117 $144,451.32
Bureau of Reclamation 112 $128,141.14
Federal Bureau of Investigation 106 $135,015.42
National Park Service 97 $126,597.36
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 95 $152,702.43
Peace Corps 92 $133,081.58
Department of State 88 $135,151.49
Food Safety and Inspection Service 86 $139,203.95
Foreign Agricultural Service 80 $139,999.29
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 80 $150,059.20
Federal Emergency Management Agency 80 $137,788.76
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 78 $133,178.85
Employment and Training Administration 70 $147,328.24
Federal Acquisition Service 70 $145,755.61
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 65 $126,317.35
Food and Nutrition Service 60 $142,490.90
Offices, Boards and Divisions 60 $140,234.13
Bureau of the Census 57 $150,183.65
National Science Foundation 57 $152,829.23
Selective Service System 57 $117,325.21
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 57 $152,504.70
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 54 $137,286.44
Social Security Administration 54 $152,700.70
National Protection and Programs Directorate 53 $142,638.74
U.S. Coast Guard 51 $131,368.57
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 48 $160,364.04
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 45 $138,178.09
Public Buildings Service 44 $150,713.45
Bureau of the Public Debt 39 $137,346.23
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 37 $157,141.65
Risk Management Agency 34 $125,005.74
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 30 $144,547.90
National Labor Relations Board 30 $172,794.77
Goddard Space Flight Center 30 $135,145.53
National Archives and Records Administration 30 $142,606.13
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 29 $165,506.52
Geological Survey 29 $138,416.38
Office of Justice Programs 26 $148,082.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 25 $159,579.92
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 23 $134,026.52
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 23 $139,879.70
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 22 $142,451.77
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 22 $151,274.27
Federal Transit Administration 21 $159,500.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 21 $135,621.29
Indian Health Service 21 $150,611.95
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 20 $149,756.50
Ous for Science and Technology 19 $166,091.37
Office of Secretary of Transportation 19 $165,540.26
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 19 $145,155.68
Program Support Center 19 $114,558.95
Office of Comptroller of Currency 18 $190,470.67
Presidio Trust 17 $128,076.71
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 16 $160,134.38
National Transportation Safety Board 15 $167,097.33
Departmental Offices 15 $135,592.80
Patent and Trademark Office 15 $151,496.71
Consumer Product Safety Commission 15 $150,433.27
Administration for Children and Families 13 $162,462.38
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 13 $113,121.23
Federal Student Aid 13 $164,917.31
Health Resources and Services Administration 13 $168,400.08
Office of Governmentwide Policy 12 $161,092.50
National Cemetery Administration 12 $154,102.18
Rural Utilities Service 12 $145,639.08
Departmental Administration 11 $148,964.36
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 11 $148,587.73
National Institute of Standards and Technology 11 $163,763.18
Federal Railroad Administration 10 $167,018.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 10 $148,583.20
Community Relations Service 10 $145,015.30
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 10 $161,789.60
Food and Drug Administration 10 $144,147.10
National Institutes of Health 10 $166,463.70
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 10 $140,984.10
Natural Resources Conservation Service 9 $131,233.78
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 9 $155,883.67
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 9 $158,288.11
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 9 $162,891.44
Executive Office for Immigration Review 8 $154,621.00
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 8 $170,061.88
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 8 $166,866.38
Federal Labor Relations Authority 7 $162,616.57
Mine Safety and Health Administration 7 $162,379.57
Federal Maritime Commission 7 $156,377.43
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 7 $155,783.71
Securities and Exchange Commission 6 $156,275.50
Utah Reclamation Mitigation & Conservation Commission 5 $129,519.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 5 $142,111.60
Federal Trade Commission 5 $144,350.00
Langley Research Center 5 $123,114.00
Administration for Community Living 5 $158,614.00
U.S. Secret Service 5 $141,586.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 5 $149,082.80
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 5 $166,521.60
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 5 $132,684.60
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 5 $134,993.20
Maritime Administration 5 $149,417.00
U.S. Mint 5 $143,865.40
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 4 $176,353.75
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 4 $176,025.00
U.S. Marshals Service 4 $165,366.75
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 4 $150,846.00
Denali Commission 4 $100,115.50
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4 $137,475.25
Government Printing Office 4 $115,666.75
Headquarters, Nasa 4 $154,643.25
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 4 $143,594.50
Immediate Office of the Administrator 4 $166,456.75
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 4 $123,560.25
Office of Citizen Services and Communicatns 3 $174,633.33
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 3 $144,128.33
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 3 $152,974.00
Office of Secretary of Labor 3 $178,966.67
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 3 $141,682.33
Office of Disability Employment Policy 3 $138,514.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 3 $136,219.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 3 $163,869.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 3 $121,221.33
Office of the Director 3 $142,896.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 3 $136,754.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 3 $145,856.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 3 $140,899.67
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 3 $162,226.33
Farm Service Agency 3 $133,544.67
National Credit Union Administration 3 $204,015.33
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 3 $171,453.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 3 $170,021.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 2 $161,490.00
Federal Housing Finance Agency 2 $218,750.00
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 2 $169,674.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 2 $139,734.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 2 $173,800.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 2 $143,334.50
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 2 $168,071.50
U.S. International Trade Commission 2 $163,750.00
Pretrial Services Agency 2 $177,650.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 2 $167,962.50
Office of Government Ethics 2 $176,386.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 2 $167,477.00
Agricultural Research Service 2 $162,042.50
Broadcasting Board of Governors 2 $132,511.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Emergency Management 2 $170,000.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 2 $167,566.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 2 $116,265.50
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Public & International Affairs 2 $145,567.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 2 $179,700.00
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 2 $132,423.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary Intergovernmental & International Affairs 2 $149,879.00
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 2 $165,300.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $156,271.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs 2 $144,942.50
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $122,475.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 2 $144,655.00
Trade and Development Agency 1 $165,300.00
Recovery Accountability & Transparency 1 $136,680.00
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 1 $175,000.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $150,309.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 1 $177,000.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 1 $165,300.00
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council 1 $158,239.00
Valles Caldera Trust 1 $121,318.00
Department of Housing and Urban Development 1 $152,635.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 1 $152,635.00
Veteran Employment Services Office 1 $117,681.00
Office of Advocacy and Outreach 1 $115,731.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $145,700.00
Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $146,478.00
Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy 1 $155,500.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 1 $122,744.00
Office of Civil Rights (General Services Administration) 1 $168,910.00
Civil Rights 1 $150,510.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 1 $151,115.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 1 $155,500.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 1 $83,123.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 1 $144,385.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $155,500.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 1 $147,978.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 1 $155,500.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 1 $172,000.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 1 $143,200.00
Office of the Secretary of Agriculture 1 $177,833.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 1 $146,879.00
Wage and Hour Division 1 $179,655.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $155,500.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (General Services Administration) 1 $155,000.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $179,700.00
International Trade Administration 1 $172,070.00
Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education 1 $215,586.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $157,500.00
Offices of the Regional Administrators 1 $160,000.00
National Endowment for the Arts 1 $159,648.00
National Technical Information Service 1 $146,068.00
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 1 $179,655.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $165,300.00
Office of Emergency Response and Recovery 1 $152,110.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 1 $165,300.00
Office Federal Coordinator Alaska Gas Transport Project 1 $165,300.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 1 $164,830.00
Marine Mammal Commission 1 $155,500.00
Office Cong & Intergovernmental Affairs & Gov Policy 1 $140,259.00
African Development Foundation 1 $155,500.00
Bureau of International Labor Affairs 1 $153,200.00
Institute of Education Sciences 1 $179,655.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $119,976.00
International Joint Commission: U.S. & Canada 1 $155,498.00
Arctic Research Commission 1 $156,784.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (Department of Labor) 1 $155,500.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $175,644.00

Program Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Program Manager is $134,048.07. The highest paid Program Manager made $253,195 in 2011.

Common Program Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Program Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 5,202
ES - Senior Executive Service 1,832
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 1,124
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 353
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 290
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 152
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 135
FE - Senior Foreign Service 110
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 94
EX - Executive Pay 86
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 77
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 71
FO - Foreign Service Officers 65
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 51
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 33
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 33
ZA - Administrative 32
SL - Senior Level Positions 32
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 18
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 15
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 7
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 6
ET - Pro Dir Of The Adv Res Prj Ag-en 6
PG - Printing Office Grades 4
IG - Inspectors General 4
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 3
EE - Expert (other) 3
SS - Senior Staff Positions 3
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 3
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 2
ZZ - Nonapplicable 2
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 2
FJ - Officials On Noncareer Appointments 2
CE - Contract Education--year Long 1
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 1
EG - Consultant (other) 1
ST - Scientific And Professional 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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