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Program Manager - Federal Salaries of 2012

Pay Rates for "Program Manager"

How much does a Program Manager in the federal government get paid? $134,068.08* *Based on the 2012 average.
9,525 EMPLOYEES
$1.28B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Program Manager was the 35th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2012, with 9,525 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2012, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Program Management, with an average salary of $127,201.

Agencies that have hired a Program Manager

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Internal Revenue Service 1,385 $127,200.63
Forest Service 701 $100,090.99
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 609 $123,047.55
Federal Aviation Administration 455 $157,691.39
Veterans Health Administration 418 $102,209.26
Department of Energy 414 $152,862.98
Transportation Security Administration 387 $134,219.91
Bureau of Land Management 383 $106,707.03
Environmental Protection Agency 335 $159,585.48
Agency for International Development 226 $153,575.62
Small Business Administration 207 $142,802.00
Federal Highway Administration 175 $134,857.39
Office of Personnel Management 162 $133,237.88
Indian Affairs 156 $112,727.94
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 150 $151,000.67
Veterans Benefits Administration 135 $143,503.37
Financial Management Service 125 $138,576.83
Bureau of Reclamation 105 $128,481.04
National Park Service 105 $124,708.16
Federal Bureau of Investigation 102 $134,894.19
Department of State 89 $135,282.36
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 88 $151,549.28
Peace Corps 87 $134,390.74
Food Safety and Inspection Service 86 $139,283.42
Federal Emergency Management Agency 84 $139,661.23
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 80 $149,304.55
Foreign Agricultural Service 75 $138,502.56
Federal Acquisition Service 74 $148,688.14
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 71 $132,069.27
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 68 $129,279.74
Employment and Training Administration 64 $147,105.16
Food and Nutrition Service 62 $140,702.73
Selective Service System 59 $117,877.29
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 59 $152,329.15
Bureau of the Census 57 $145,168.32
National Protection and Programs Directorate 55 $144,936.42
Offices, Boards and Divisions 54 $136,834.52
National Science Foundation 51 $154,658.39
Social Security Administration 49 $152,852.06
U.S. Coast Guard 46 $131,273.85
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 46 $140,558.11
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 43 $142,903.95
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 42 $160,378.45
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 41 $152,780.39
Public Buildings Service 40 $148,547.13
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 35 $145,438.49
Bureau of the Public Debt 35 $139,632.60
Goddard Space Flight Center 33 $136,895.36
Risk Management Agency 32 $122,982.16
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 30 $130,615.43
Geological Survey 30 $136,635.97
National Archives and Records Administration 30 $142,236.90
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 29 $158,962.24
National Labor Relations Board 28 $168,970.32
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 25 $159,502.24
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 25 $139,724.24
Federal Transit Administration 24 $159,326.42
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 23 $139,796.04
Program Support Center 22 $120,936.95
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 21 $135,658.05
Office of Justice Programs 20 $146,380.85
Indian Health Service 19 $155,656.84
Departmental Offices 19 $135,091.58
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 19 $138,542.89
Ous for Science and Technology 17 $161,515.88
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 17 $144,139.41
Office of Comptroller of Currency 17 $192,640.29
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 17 $151,040.24
Office of Secretary of Transportation 17 $163,473.53
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 17 $161,476.94
Food and Drug Administration 17 $158,756.35
Consumer Product Safety Commission 15 $152,190.07
National Cemetery Administration 14 $157,004.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 14 $139,774.93
National Transportation Safety Board 14 $169,808.14
Presidio Trust 14 $124,853.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 14 $172,298.14
Patent and Trademark Office 13 $152,602.15
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 13 $110,419.23
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 12 $164,515.42
Rural Utilities Service 12 $144,756.25
Administration for Children and Families 11 $170,400.45
Federal Railroad Administration 11 $164,605.36
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 11 $155,667.45
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 10 $148,173.60
Federal Student Aid 10 $170,698.10
Mine Safety and Health Administration 9 $160,334.89
Office of Governmentwide Policy 9 $162,367.78
National Institutes of Health 9 $169,398.22
National Institute of Standards and Technology 9 $164,475.89
U.S. Secret Service 9 $139,769.11
Federal Maritime Commission 8 $157,352.50
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 8 $164,678.38
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 8 $147,329.50
Community Relations Service 8 $145,338.75
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 7 $156,159.14
Departmental Administration 7 $134,508.86
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 7 $148,118.57
Natural Resources Conservation Service 7 $131,380.86
Federal Labor Relations Authority 7 $161,532.71
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 7 $151,962.71
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 7 $164,794.29
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 7 $164,098.00
Maritime Administration 6 $151,656.17
U.S. Mint 6 $144,612.67
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 6 $143,276.83
Administration for Community Living 6 $151,810.83
Executive Office for Immigration Review 6 $149,732.17
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 6 $144,916.67
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 6 $154,315.67
Securities and Exchange Commission 6 $158,559.83
Federal Trade Commission 5 $145,958.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 5 $165,511.80
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 5 $134,887.20
Utah Reclamation Mitigation & Conservation Commission 5 $129,519.00
Langley Research Center 5 $122,996.80
Headquarters, Nasa 4 $149,081.75
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 4 $164,674.25
Denali Commission 4 $97,956.50
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 4 $136,149.00
Farm Service Agency 4 $138,008.25
Government Printing Office 4 $117,559.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 3 $148,289.33
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 3 $147,550.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Public & International Affairs 3 $126,722.33
Office of Secretary of Labor 3 $178,966.67
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 3 $167,717.67
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 3 $143,167.33
Office of the Director 3 $143,830.00
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 3 $155,057.67
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 3 $171,453.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 3 $140,553.33
Homeland Security Staff 3 $151,981.33
Office of Citizen Services and Communicatns 3 $174,333.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 3 $141,940.33
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 3 $179,700.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 3 $162,209.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 3 $134,565.67
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 3 $123,231.67
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 3 $162,226.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 3 $137,128.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 3 $161,141.67
National Credit Union Administration 3 $193,237.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 3 $142,229.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 3 $131,085.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 3 $170,021.00
Veteran Employment Services Office 3 $129,097.33
U.S. Marshals Service 3 $157,208.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 2 $142,436.50
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 2 $134,384.50
Agricultural Research Service 2 $163,542.50
Broadcasting Board of Governors 2 $126,251.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 2 $163,750.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 2 $163,878.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 2 $165,900.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 2 $161,490.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 2 $179,700.00
Office of Advocacy and Outreach 2 $152,254.50
Export-Import Bank of the United States 2 $165,300.00
International Trade Administration 2 $170,268.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 2 $153,087.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 2 $168,071.50
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $135,615.50
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $138,998.50
Office of Postsecondary Education 2 $168,053.50
Office of Disability Employment Policy 2 $141,691.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Emergency Management 2 $170,000.00
Office of Government Ethics 2 $176,386.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Intergovernmental & International Affairs 2 $154,004.50
Office of Administrative Services 2 $170,387.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs 2 $144,942.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 2 $131,579.50
Dryden Flight Research Center 2 $118,060.50
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $157,834.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 2 $220,500.00
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 2 $133,225.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 2 $164,337.00
National Technical Information Service 1 $146,068.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 1 $84,550.00
Morris K Udall Scholarship...foundation 1 $147,857.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $159,300.00
Office of Emergency Response and Recovery 1 $151,810.00
Office Federal Coordinator Alaska Gas Transport Project 1 $165,300.00
Marine Mammal Commission 1 $155,500.00
Trade and Development Agency 1 $165,300.00
Office Cong & Intergovernmental Affairs & Gov Policy 1 $144,385.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (Department of Labor) 1 $155,500.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $120,026.00
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council 1 $158,239.00
International Joint Commission: U.S. & Canada 1 $155,498.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 1 $177,000.00
Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission 1 $179,655.00
Pretrial Services Agency 1 $183,100.00
Civil Rights 1 $152,635.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 1 $152,635.00
Recovery Accountability & Transparency 1 $136,680.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 1 $0.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $158,610.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 1 $155,500.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $175,644.00
Valles Caldera Trust 1 $121,318.00
Office of the Secretary of Agriculture 1 $177,833.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 1 $155,500.00
Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $146,478.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $145,700.00
National Endowment for the Arts 1 $159,648.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $178,055.00
Wage and Hour Division 1 $179,655.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 1 $128,480.00
Office of Civil Rights (General Services Administration) 1 $168,710.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 1 $165,300.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 1 $166,354.00
Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education 1 $179,655.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 1 $146,478.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 1 $141,800.00
Arctic Research Commission 1 $156,784.00
Dean for VA Learning University 1 $126,251.00
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 1 $179,655.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 1 $145,629.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (General Services Administration) 1 $155,000.00
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 1 $165,300.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 1 $123,244.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 1 $164,830.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $155,500.00
Offices of the Regional Administrators 1 $160,000.00

Program Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Program Manager is $134,068.08. The highest paid Program Manager made $247,481 in 2012.

Common Program Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Program Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 4,917
ES - Senior Executive Service 1,848
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 1,152
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 326
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 302
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 148
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 120
FE - Senior Foreign Service 116
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 91
EX - Executive Pay 76
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 73
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 61
FO - Foreign Service Officers 51
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 46
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 35
ZA - Administrative 31
SL - Senior Level Positions 28
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 24
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 17
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 16
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 7
IG - Inspectors General 5
PG - Printing Office Grades 4
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 4
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 3
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 3
SS - Senior Staff Positions 3
EE - Expert (other) 3
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 2
ZZ - Nonapplicable 2
SO - Sec Emp Formerly Under Es Pay Plan 2
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 2
FJ - Officials On Noncareer Appointments 2
CE - Contract Education--year Long 1
ET - Pro Dir Of The Adv Res Prj Ag-en 1
EK - Nat Defense Auth Act 1995 Energy Exc Svc 1
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 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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