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Program Manager - Federal Salaries of 2013

Pay Rates for "Program Manager"

How much does a Program Manager in the federal government get paid? $133,078.02* *Based on the 2013 average.
9,628 EMPLOYEES
$1.28B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Program Manager was the 35th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2013, with 9,628 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2013, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Program Management, with an average salary of $126,241.

Agencies that have hired a Program Manager

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Internal Revenue Service 1,357 $126,241.07
Forest Service 708 $100,061.10
Customs and Border Protection 595 $123,942.94
Veterans Health Administration 527 $94,894.43
Federal Aviation Administration 463 $153,769.83
Department of Energy 413 $153,245.86
Bureau of Land Management 394 $106,099.96
Transportation Security Administration 361 $136,774.03
Environmental Protection Agency 328 $159,000.88
U.S. Agency for International Development 232 $153,584.68
Small Business Administration 214 $140,119.56
Federal Highway Administration 178 $135,636.62
Federal Bureau of Investigation 159 $144,534.99
Office of Personnel Management 154 $133,389.92
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 150 $151,562.99
Veterans Benefits Administration 149 $141,703.03
Indian Affairs 134 $114,069.75
Financial Management Service 113 $137,378.96
Bureau of Reclamation 109 $128,132.61
National Park Service 108 $123,841.92
Federal Emergency Management Agency 96 $127,715.00
Department of State 91 $134,759.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 89 $150,914.48
Food Safety and Inspection Service 85 $138,934.88
Citizenship and Immigration Services 82 $150,612.24
Peace Corps 79 $132,354.06
Foreign Agricultural Service 77 $138,887.40
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 70 $134,992.94
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 67 $128,550.34
Federal Acquisition Service 63 $147,412.76
Employment and Training Administration 63 $145,893.33
Bureau of the Census 62 $145,136.89
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 58 $153,488.34
Selective Service System 56 $117,952.80
National Protection and Programs Directorate 53 $144,835.64
National Science Foundation 52 $154,199.33
Offices, Boards and Divisions 52 $136,561.54
Food and Nutrition Service 50 $146,055.80
Social Security Administration 50 $152,923.10
U.S. Coast Guard 43 $130,129.86
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 42 $159,789.29
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 40 $140,035.25
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 39 $149,852.72
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 39 $140,912.44
Goddard Space Flight Center 38 $138,991.45
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 37 $153,777.92
Bureau of the Public Debt 37 $136,201.76
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 36 $145,471.72
Public Buildings Service 35 $149,165.89
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 32 $134,760.53
Risk Management Agency 30 $124,468.23
Geological Survey 28 $140,130.93
National Labor Relations Board 28 $164,472.36
National Archives and Records Administration 27 $142,992.74
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 25 $159,110.24
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 24 $140,978.50
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 24 $129,693.13
Federal Transit Administration 23 $159,605.96
Departmental Offices 23 $138,640.35
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 22 $141,779.73
Program Support Center 22 $120,756.45
Indian Health Service 21 $150,054.33
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 19 $141,304.21
Science and Technology Directorate 18 $157,223.06
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 18 $150,860.83
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 18 $160,481.17
Office of Comptroller of Currency 17 $196,077.88
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 17 $135,155.41
Office of Justice Programs 17 $147,782.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 16 $161,410.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 16 $110,588.13
Consumer Product Safety Commission 15 $154,271.73
Food and Drug Administration 15 $158,485.33
National Cemetery Administration 15 $152,983.33
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 14 $162,983.00
National Transportation Safety Board 14 $169,866.14
Health Resources and Services Administration 13 $165,893.08
Patent and Trademark Office 13 $158,486.15
Presidio Trust 12 $137,492.33
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 12 $140,319.75
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 11 $156,644.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 11 $160,852.36
Administration for Children and Families 10 $162,698.10
Rural Utilities Service 10 $146,091.40
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 10 $158,685.20
Community Relations Service 10 $143,958.30
Mine Safety and Health Administration 10 $157,602.10
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 9 $153,783.33
Administration for Community Living 9 $148,810.22
U.S. Secret Service 9 $133,503.78
Federal Railroad Administration 9 $161,784.33
Maritime Administration 9 $156,445.22
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 9 $169,386.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 9 $154,985.67
Federal Student Aid 8 $170,062.13
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 8 $165,164.25
Federal Labor Relations Authority 8 $159,893.75
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 8 $167,091.88
Headquarters, Nasa 8 $152,132.88
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 7 $127,066.43
National Institutes of Health 7 $173,369.14
Federal Maritime Commission 6 $154,202.83
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 6 $144,652.00
Office of Governmentwide Policy 6 $158,085.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 6 $133,876.67
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 6 $152,338.67
Executive Office for Immigration Review 6 $152,140.67
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 6 $151,868.50
Departmental Administration 6 $133,280.50
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 6 $159,175.67
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 6 $156,133.33
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 5 $152,131.00
Federal Trade Commission 5 $145,910.20
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 5 $134,671.00
U.S. Mint 4 $138,043.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 4 $119,955.00
Utah Reclamation Mitigation & Conservation Commission 4 $129,519.00
Veteran Employment Services Office 4 $126,758.25
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 4 $163,239.75
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 4 $147,972.50
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 4 $135,307.50
Office of Disability Employment Policy 4 $146,087.00
Denali Commission 4 $97,264.75
Farm Service Agency 4 $138,008.25
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 4 $126,514.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 4 $137,582.00
Government Printing Office 4 $112,524.00
Langley Research Center 4 $127,174.50
Securities and Exchange Commission 4 $201,454.50
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 4 $170,899.75
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 4 $158,223.75
Office of the Director 3 $145,005.33
Office of Administrative Services 3 $156,682.33
Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technology 3 $174,333.33
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 3 $143,669.33
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 3 $150,642.67
National Credit Union Administration 3 $193,237.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 3 $170,021.00
U.S. Marshals Service 3 $153,420.33
Office of Secretary of Labor 3 $178,966.67
Homeland Security Staff 3 $151,981.33
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 3 $153,849.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 3 $143,273.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 3 $142,818.67
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 3 $137,747.00
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 3 $179,700.00
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 3 $162,075.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 3 $132,254.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 3 $142,564.33
Office of the Chief Human Capital Office 2 $159,076.50
Office of Sustainable Housing & Communties 2 $135,753.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 2 $143,070.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 2 $149,174.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 2 $126,251.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 2 $165,150.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 2 $119,579.50
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 2 $133,225.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 2 $138,405.50
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 2 $168,071.50
Pretrial Services Agency 2 $174,050.00
Office of Mission Assurance 2 $157,736.50
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $157,834.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 2 $220,000.00
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
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 2 $161,463.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 2 $161,490.00
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 2 $169,674.00
Veterans Employment and Training Service 2 $152,005.00
Office of Advocacy and Outreach 2 $154,317.00
Agricultural Research Service 2 $164,105.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 2 $163,750.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 2 $153,285.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 2 $153,879.50
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $141,061.00
Office of Assistant Secretary Public & Intergovernmental Affairs 2 $146,258.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs 2 $147,005.00
Civil Rights 1 $152,635.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $178,055.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $165,300.00
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
Office of Postsecondary Education 1 $162,107.00
Morris K. Udall & Stewart L. Udall Foundation 1 $147,857.00
Trade and Development Agency 1 $165,300.00
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council 1 $158,239.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 1 $0.00
Valles Caldera Trust 1 $125,109.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $145,700.00
Immediate Office of the Administrator 1 $165,300.00
Office of Civil Rights (General Services Administration) 1 $168,710.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 1 $117,873.00
Office of the Human Resources Management 1 $111,138.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (General Services Administration) 1 $145,210.00
Offices of the Regional Administrators 1 $160,000.00
International Joint Commission: U.S. & Canada 1 $155,498.00
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
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $140,000.00
National Technical Information Service 1 $146,068.00
Office Federal Coordinator Alaska Gas Transport Project 1 $165,300.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $115,731.00
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 Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $144,385.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 1 $132,625.00
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 $155,500.00
Marine Mammal Commission 1 $155,500.00
Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission 1 $179,655.00
Recovery Accountability & Transparency 1 $136,680.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $175,644.00
Dean for VA Learning University 1 $126,251.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 1 $127,001.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 1 $87,278.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Emergency Management 1 $173,600.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy & Planning 1 $149,000.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Intergovernmental Affairs 1 $136,134.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs 1 $122,744.00

Program Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Program Manager is $133,078.02. The highest paid Program Manager made $247,500 in 2013.

Common Program Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Program Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 5,067
ES - Senior Executive Service 1,857
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 1,138
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 301
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 293
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 156
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 116
FE - Senior Foreign Service 115
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 81
EX - Executive Pay 68
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 68
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 68
FO - Foreign Service Officers 61
SL - Senior Level Positions 34
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 34
ZA - Administrative 33
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 32
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 26
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 17
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 17
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 8
IG - Inspectors General 5
PG - Printing Office Grades 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
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 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
ZZ - Nonapplicable 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
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1

Average Program Management Pay Trend from 2004 to 2019

In 2004, the average pay for a Program Manager was $111,519. Since then, the average pay has increased to $147,691 in 2019.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0340.

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