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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
Bureau of 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
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
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 82 $150,612.24
Peace Corps 79 $132,354.06
Foreign Agricultural Service 77 $138,887.40
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 70 $134,992.94
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 67 $128,550.34
Employment and Training Administration 63 $145,893.33
Federal Acquisition Service 63 $147,412.76
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
Social Security Administration 50 $152,923.10
Food and Nutrition Service 50 $146,055.80
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
Bureau of the Public Debt 37 $136,201.76
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 37 $153,777.92
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
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 18 $150,860.83
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 18 $160,481.17
Ous for Science and Technology 18 $157,223.06
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
National Cemetery Administration 15 $152,983.33
Food and Drug Administration 15 $158,485.33
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 14 $162,983.00
National Transportation Safety Board 14 $169,866.14
Patent and Trademark Office 13 $158,486.15
Health Resources and Services Administration 13 $165,893.08
Presidio Trust 12 $137,492.33
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 12 $140,319.75
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 11 $156,644.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 11 $160,852.36
Community Relations Service 10 $143,958.30
Mine Safety and Health Administration 10 $157,602.10
Rural Utilities Service 10 $146,091.40
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 10 $158,685.20
Administration for Children and Families 10 $162,698.10
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 9 $153,783.33
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
Administration for Community Living 9 $148,810.22
U.S. Secret Service 9 $133,503.78
Federal Student Aid 8 $170,062.13
Federal Labor Relations Authority 8 $159,893.75
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 8 $165,164.25
Headquarters, Nasa 8 $152,132.88
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 8 $167,091.88
National Institutes of Health 7 $173,369.14
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 7 $127,066.43
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 6 $144,652.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 6 $159,175.67
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 6 $156,133.33
Federal Maritime Commission 6 $154,202.83
Departmental Administration 6 $133,280.50
Natural Resources Conservation Service 6 $133,876.67
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 6 $152,338.67
Office of Governmentwide Policy 6 $158,085.00
Executive Office for Immigration Review 6 $152,140.67
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 6 $151,868.50
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 5 $134,671.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 5 $152,131.00
Federal Trade Commission 5 $145,910.20
Securities and Exchange Commission 4 $201,454.50
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 4 $135,307.50
U.S. Mint 4 $138,043.00
Office of Disability Employment Policy 4 $146,087.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Treasury) 4 $119,955.00
Denali Commission 4 $97,264.75
Utah Reclamation Mitigation & Conservation Commission 4 $129,519.00
Veteran Employment Services Office 4 $126,758.25
Farm Service Agency 4 $138,008.25
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 4 $163,239.75
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 4 $170,899.75
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 4 $137,582.00
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 4 $158,223.75
Government Printing Office 4 $112,524.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 4 $126,514.50
Langley Research Center 4 $127,174.50
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 4 $147,972.50
Office of the Director 3 $145,005.33
Homeland Security Staff 3 $151,981.33
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 3 $150,642.67
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 3 $179,700.00
Office of Administrative Services 3 $156,682.33
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 3 $162,075.00
Office of Citizen Services and Communicatns 3 $174,333.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 3 $132,254.00
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 3 $143,669.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 3 $142,564.33
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 3 $153,849.33
National Credit Union Administration 3 $193,237.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 3 $143,273.33
Drug Enforcement Administration 3 $170,021.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 3 $142,818.67
U.S. Marshals Service 3 $153,420.33
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 3 $137,747.00
Office of Secretary of Labor 3 $178,966.67
U.S. International Trade Commission 2 $163,750.00
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 2 $138,405.50
Veterans Employment and Training Service 2 $152,005.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 2 $153,285.50
Office of Emergency Response and Recovery 2 $157,736.50
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 2 $168,071.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 2 $153,879.50
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $157,834.00
Pretrial Services Agency 2 $174,050.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 2 $141,061.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 2 $220,000.00
Office of Advocacy and Outreach 2 $154,317.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Public & International Affairs 2 $146,258.00
Assistant Secretary for Administration 2 $159,076.50
Agricultural Research Service 2 $164,105.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs 2 $147,005.00
Office of Sustainable Housing & Communties 2 $135,753.50
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 2 $163,878.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 2 $149,174.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 2 $143,070.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 2 $179,700.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 2 $126,251.00
International Trade Administration 2 $170,268.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 2 $165,150.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 2 $161,463.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 2 $119,579.50
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 2 $161,490.00
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 2 $133,225.00
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 2 $169,674.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 1 $165,300.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 1 $145,629.00
Wage and Hour Division 1 $179,655.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy & Planning 1 $149,000.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $145,700.00
Arctic Research Commission 1 $156,784.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $155,500.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $165,300.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Intergovernmental & International Affairs 1 $136,134.00
Immediate Office of the Administrator 1 $165,300.00
Commission on Civil Rights 1 $140,000.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $155,500.00
Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education 1 $179,655.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs 1 $122,744.00
Office of Civil Rights (General Services Administration) 1 $168,710.00
National Technical Information Service 1 $146,068.00
Marine Mammal Commission 1 $155,500.00
Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development 1 $179,655.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 1 $117,873.00
Office Federal Coordinator Alaska Gas Transport Project 1 $165,300.00
Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission 1 $179,655.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 1 $164,830.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 1 $111,138.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $115,731.00
Recovery Accountability & Transparency 1 $136,680.00
Office of Postsecondary Education 1 $162,107.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (General Services Administration) 1 $145,210.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (Department of Labor) 1 $155,500.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $175,644.00
Morris K Udall Scholarship...foundation 1 $147,857.00
Offices of the Regional Administrators 1 $160,000.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Labor) 1 $177,000.00
Dean for VA Learning University 1 $126,251.00
Trade and Development Agency 1 $165,300.00
Civil Rights 1 $152,635.00
International Joint Commission: U.S. & Canada 1 $155,498.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 1 $152,635.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 1 $127,001.00
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council 1 $158,239.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $178,055.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $144,385.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 1 $155,500.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary Security & Law Enforcement 1 $87,278.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 1 $0.00
National Endowment for the Arts 1 $159,648.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 1 $132,625.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 1 $155,500.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Emergency Management 1 $173,600.00
Valles Caldera Trust 1 $125,109.00

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
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 68
AP - Admin, Profess, & Scientific Career Path 68
EX - Executive Pay 68
FO - Foreign Service Officers 61
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 34
SL - Senior Level Positions 34
ZA - Administrative 33
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 32
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 26
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 17
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 17
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 8
IG - Inspectors General 5
PG - Printing Office Grades 4
PD - Treasury Demonstration Project Positions 3
SS - Senior Staff Positions 3
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 3
EE - Expert (other) 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
ST - Scientific And Professional 1
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
CE - Contract Education--year Long 1
ZZ - Nonapplicable 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

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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