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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
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 46 $140,558.11
U.S. Coast Guard 46 $131,273.85
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
Geological Survey 30 $136,635.97
National Archives and Records Administration 30 $142,236.90
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 30 $130,615.43
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 29 $158,962.24
National Labor Relations Board 28 $168,970.32
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 25 $139,724.24
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 25 $159,502.24
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
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 19 $138,542.89
Departmental Offices 19 $135,091.58
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 17 $144,139.41
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 17 $151,040.24
Food and Drug Administration 17 $158,756.35
Ous for Science and Technology 17 $161,515.88
Office of Secretary of Transportation 17 $163,473.53
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 17 $161,476.94
Office of Comptroller of Currency 17 $192,640.29
Consumer Product Safety Commission 15 $152,190.07
Presidio Trust 14 $124,853.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 14 $172,298.14
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 14 $139,774.93
National Transportation Safety Board 14 $169,808.14
National Cemetery Administration 14 $157,004.50
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 13 $110,419.23
Patent and Trademark Office 13 $152,602.15
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
Federal Student Aid 10 $170,698.10
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 10 $148,173.60
Office of Governmentwide Policy 9 $162,367.78
National Institutes of Health 9 $169,398.22
U.S. Secret Service 9 $139,769.11
National Institute of Standards and Technology 9 $164,475.89
Mine Safety and Health Administration 9 $160,334.89
Federal Maritime Commission 8 $157,352.50
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 8 $147,329.50
Community Relations Service 8 $145,338.75
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 8 $164,678.38
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 7 $156,159.14
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 7 $164,098.00
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
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 7 $148,118.57
Departmental Administration 7 $134,508.86
Securities and Exchange Commission 6 $158,559.83
Administration for Community Living 6 $151,810.83
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 6 $144,916.67
Maritime Administration 6 $151,656.17
U.S. Mint 6 $144,612.67
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 6 $154,315.67
Executive Office for Immigration Review 6 $149,732.17
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 6 $143,276.83
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 5 $165,511.80
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 5 $134,887.20
Langley Research Center 5 $122,996.80
Utah Reclamation Mitigation & Conservation Commission 5 $129,519.00
Federal Trade Commission 5 $145,958.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 4 $136,149.00
Denali Commission 4 $97,956.50
Government Printing Office 4 $117,559.00
Headquarters, Nasa 4 $149,081.75
Farm Service Agency 4 $138,008.25
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 4 $164,674.25
Office of the Director 3 $143,830.00
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 3 $171,453.00
Office of Citizen Services and Communicatns 3 $174,333.33
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 3 $143,167.33
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 3 $155,057.67
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 3 $140,553.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 3 $141,940.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 3 $134,565.67
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 3 $137,128.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 3 $142,229.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 3 $162,209.33
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 3 $162,226.33
National Credit Union Administration 3 $193,237.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 3 $170,021.00
U.S. Marshals Service 3 $157,208.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 3 $147,550.00
Office of Secretary of Labor 3 $178,966.67
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 3 $167,717.67
Homeland Security Staff 3 $151,981.33
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 3 $179,700.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 3 $123,231.67
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 3 $161,141.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 3 $131,085.00
Veteran Employment Services Office 3 $129,097.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 3 $148,289.33
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Public & International Affairs 3 $126,722.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 2 $142,436.50
Broadcasting Board of Governors 2 $126,251.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 2 $165,900.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 2 $118,060.50
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 2 $133,225.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 2 $134,384.50
Office of Government Ethics 2 $176,386.00
Office of Administrative Services 2 $170,387.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 2 $131,579.50
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $157,834.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 2 $164,337.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 2 $220,500.00
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 2 $163,878.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 2 $179,700.00
International Trade Administration 2 $170,268.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 2 $135,615.50
Office of Disability Employment Policy 2 $141,691.50
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 2 $161,490.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 2 $165,300.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 2 $168,071.50
Office of Postsecondary Education 2 $168,053.50
U.S. International Trade Commission 2 $163,750.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 2 $153,087.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $138,998.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Emer Management & Resilience 2 $170,000.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Intergovernmental & International Affairs 2 $154,004.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs 2 $144,942.50
Office of Advocacy and Outreach 2 $152,254.50
Agricultural Research Service 2 $163,542.50
Civil Rights 1 $152,635.00
Office of the Chief Information Officer (Department of Agriculture) 1 $158,610.00
Office of the Secretary of Agriculture 1 $177,833.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $178,055.00
National Endowment for the Arts 1 $159,648.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 1 $165,300.00
Arctic Research Commission 1 $156,784.00
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 1 $165,300.00
National Technical Information Service 1 $146,068.00
Office Federal Coordinator Alaska Gas Transport Project 1 $165,300.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (Department of Labor) 1 $155,500.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 1 $177,000.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 1 $152,635.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 1 $155,500.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 1 $155,500.00
Wage and Hour Division 1 $179,655.00
Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education 1 $179,655.00
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 1 $179,655.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 1 $164,830.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $175,644.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 1 $166,354.00
Dean for VA Learning University 1 $126,251.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 1 $123,244.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 1 $84,550.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 1 $128,480.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 1 $146,478.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 1 $145,629.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $155,500.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $159,300.00
Marine Mammal Commission 1 $155,500.00
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 1 $120,026.00
Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission 1 $179,655.00
Recovery Accountability & Transparency 1 $136,680.00
Morris K Udall Scholarship...foundation 1 $147,857.00
Trade and Development Agency 1 $165,300.00
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council 1 $158,239.00
Pretrial Services Agency 1 $183,100.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 1 $0.00
Valles Caldera Trust 1 $121,318.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $145,700.00
Office of Civil Rights (General Services Administration) 1 $168,710.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 1 $141,800.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (General Services Administration) 1 $155,000.00
Offices of the Regional Administrators 1 $160,000.00
Office of Emergency Response and Recovery 1 $151,810.00
Office Cong & Intergovernmental Affairs & Gov Policy 1 $144,385.00
International Joint Commission: U.S. & Canada 1 $155,498.00
Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $146,478.00

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
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 3
EE - Expert (other) 3
SS - Senior Staff Positions 3
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 3
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 2
SO - Sec Emp Formerly Under Es Pay Plan 2
ZZ - Nonapplicable 2
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 2
FJ - Officials On Noncareer Appointments 2
EK - Nat Defense Auth Act 1995 Energy Exc Svc 1
ET - Pro Dir Of The Adv Res Prj Ag-en 1
ST - Scientific And Professional 1
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 1
CE - Contract Education--year Long 1

Average Program Management Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for a Program Manager was $111,519. Since then, the average pay has increased to $141,692 in 2018.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0340.

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