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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
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 80 $150,059.20
Federal Emergency Management Agency 80 $137,788.76
Foreign Agricultural Service 80 $139,999.29
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
Offices, Boards and Divisions 60 $140,234.13
Food and Nutrition Service 60 $142,490.90
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
Social Security Administration 54 $152,700.70
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 54 $137,286.44
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 Labor Relations Board 30 $172,794.77
Goddard Space Flight Center 30 $135,145.53
National Archives and Records Administration 30 $142,606.13
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 30 $144,547.90
Geological Survey 29 $138,416.38
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 29 $165,506.52
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
Indian Health Service 21 $150,611.95
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 21 $135,621.29
Federal Transit Administration 21 $159,500.00
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
Patent and Trademark Office 15 $151,496.71
Consumer Product Safety Commission 15 $150,433.27
National Transportation Safety Board 15 $167,097.33
Departmental Offices 15 $135,592.80
Health Resources and Services Administration 13 $168,400.08
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
National Cemetery Administration 12 $154,102.18
Office of Governmentwide Policy 12 $161,092.50
Rural Utilities Service 12 $145,639.08
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 11 $148,587.73
National Institute of Standards and Technology 11 $163,763.18
Departmental Administration 11 $148,964.36
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 10 $148,583.20
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
Community Relations Service 10 $145,015.30
Federal Railroad Administration 10 $167,018.00
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
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 8 $170,061.88
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 8 $166,866.38
Executive Office for Immigration Review 8 $154,621.00
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
Federal Trade Commission 5 $144,350.00
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 Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 5 $132,684.60
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 5 $166,521.60
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 5 $134,993.20
Langley Research Center 5 $123,114.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 5 $142,111.60
Maritime Administration 5 $149,417.00
U.S. Mint 5 $143,865.40
Utah Reclamation Mitigation & Conservation Commission 5 $129,519.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 4 $143,594.50
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 4 $176,353.75
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 4 $176,025.00
Immediate Office of the Administrator 4 $166,456.75
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 4 $123,560.25
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
Drug Enforcement Administration 3 $170,021.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 3 $136,219.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 3 $144,128.33
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 3 $121,221.33
Office of Secretary of Labor 3 $178,966.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 3 $136,754.00
Office of Disability Employment Policy 3 $138,514.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 3 $145,856.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 3 $163,869.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 3 $140,899.67
Farm Service Agency 3 $133,544.67
Office of the Director 3 $142,896.33
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 3 $171,453.00
Office of Citizen Services and Communicatns 3 $174,633.33
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 3 $162,226.33
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 3 $152,974.00
National Credit Union Administration 3 $204,015.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 3 $141,682.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 2 $139,734.00
Agricultural Research Service 2 $162,042.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 2 $143,334.50
Dryden Flight Research Center 2 $116,265.50
Broadcasting Board of Governors 2 $132,511.00
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 2 $132,423.50
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 2 $167,566.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 2 $163,750.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 2 $179,700.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 2 $167,962.50
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 2 $165,300.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 2 $167,477.00
Pretrial Services Agency 2 $177,650.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $122,475.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Emer Management & Resilience 2 $170,000.00
Office of Government Ethics 2 $176,386.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 2 $161,490.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Public & International Affairs 2 $145,567.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $156,271.50
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 2 $169,674.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Intergovernmental & International Affairs 2 $149,879.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 2 $144,655.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 2 $173,800.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs 2 $144,942.50
Federal Housing Finance Agency 2 $218,750.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 2 $168,071.50
Recovery Accountability & Transparency 1 $136,680.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 1 $143,200.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 1 $146,879.00
International Trade Administration 1 $172,070.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 1 $165,300.00
Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education 1 $215,586.00
Office of Advocacy and Outreach 1 $115,731.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (General Services Administration) 1 $155,000.00
National Technical Information Service 1 $146,068.00
Veteran Employment Services Office 1 $117,681.00
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 1 $179,655.00
Civil Rights 1 $150,510.00
Offices of the Regional Administrators 1 $160,000.00
Office Federal Coordinator Alaska Gas Transport Project 1 $165,300.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 1 $122,744.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 1 $164,830.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $155,500.00
Office of Emergency Response and Recovery 1 $152,110.00
Bureau of International Labor Affairs 1 $153,200.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 1 $83,123.00
Institute of Education Sciences 1 $179,655.00
Office of the Secretary of Agriculture 1 $177,833.00
Office Cong & Intergovernmental Affairs & Gov Policy 1 $140,259.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (Department of Labor) 1 $155,500.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program & Data Analysis 1 $172,000.00
Trade and Development Agency 1 $165,300.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $179,700.00
International Joint Commission: U.S. & Canada 1 $155,498.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 1 $177,000.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $155,500.00
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council 1 $158,239.00
National Endowment for the Arts 1 $159,648.00
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 1 $175,000.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 1 $152,635.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $157,500.00
Valles Caldera Trust 1 $121,318.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 1 $165,300.00
Department of Housing and Urban Development 1 $152,635.00
Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy 1 $155,500.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $165,300.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $145,700.00
African Development Foundation 1 $155,500.00
Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $146,478.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 1 $155,500.00
Marine Mammal Commission 1 $155,500.00
Office of Civil Rights (General Services Administration) 1 $168,910.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 1 $151,115.00
Arctic Research Commission 1 $156,784.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 1 $155,500.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $119,976.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 1 $144,385.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 1 $147,978.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $150,309.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $175,644.00
Wage and Hour Division 1 $179,655.00

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 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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