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Program Manager - Federal Salaries of 2014

Pay Rates for "Program Manager"

How much does a Program Manager in the federal government get paid? $134,555.35* *Based on the 2014 average.
9,757 EMPLOYEES
$1.31B TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Program Manager was the 48th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2014, with 9,757 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2014, the Internal Revenue Service hired the most employees titled Program Management, with an average salary of $128,174.

Agencies that have hired a Program Manager

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Internal Revenue Service 1,320 $128,173.82
Forest Service 690 $100,843.69
Customs and Border Protection 632 $125,301.72
Veterans Health Administration 596 $90,698.33
Federal Aviation Administration 500 $158,364.50
Department of Energy 394 $155,815.73
Transportation Security Administration 389 $137,263.28
Bureau of Land Management 383 $107,763.10
Environmental Protection Agency 305 $161,493.16
U.S. Agency for International Development 232 $154,231.89
Small Business Administration 216 $141,040.53
Federal Highway Administration 181 $137,857.64
Office of Personnel Management 158 $135,523.07
Federal Bureau of Investigation 153 $147,561.09
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 149 $139,088.42
Veterans Benefits Administration 149 $144,654.73
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 137 $156,039.46
Indian Affairs 134 $114,354.14
Bureau of Reclamation 107 $128,792.42
National Park Service 106 $127,927.24
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 98 $153,254.41
Citizenship and Immigration Services 98 $147,246.19
Federal Emergency Management Agency 95 $129,136.49
Department of State 91 $135,318.96
Food Safety and Inspection Service 83 $144,000.82
Peace Corps 81 $129,722.06
Foreign Agricultural Service 70 $139,994.28
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 69 $130,584.64
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 68 $138,487.60
Employment and Training Administration 66 $148,545.55
Selective Service System 66 $120,007.06
Bureau of the Census 64 $147,087.98
National Protection and Programs Directorate 59 $143,557.20
Federal Acquisition Service 57 $150,598.88
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 57 $154,202.96
Food and Nutrition Service 57 $148,899.26
Offices, Boards and Divisions 52 $139,743.96
Social Security Administration 47 $154,557.68
National Science Foundation 47 $156,172.13
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 43 $160,971.93
U.S. Coast Guard 40 $134,576.18
Public Buildings Service 39 $155,002.49
Goddard Space Flight Center 39 $140,894.26
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 39 $143,038.69
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 38 $153,606.53
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 38 $136,722.13
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 36 $146,797.39
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 35 $146,671.23
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 34 $156,366.38
Geological Survey 32 $140,658.97
Risk Management Agency 30 $123,693.67
National Archives and Records Administration 26 $142,055.42
National Labor Relations Board 25 $166,708.84
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 25 $162,222.92
Program Support Center 24 $126,079.79
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 24 $144,259.46
Federal Transit Administration 23 $162,349.22
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 23 $141,419.57
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 22 $144,178.55
Indian Health Service 21 $149,157.19
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 21 $135,386.62
Departmental Offices 21 $138,851.29
National Cemetery Administration 21 $133,542.29
Office of Secretary of Transportation 20 $163,023.25
Office of Justice Programs 19 $146,025.16
Securities and Exchange Commission 18 $234,916.50
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 18 $151,978.11
Office of Comptroller of Currency 18 $205,295.22
Science and Technology Directorate 18 $159,299.39
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 18 $142,136.89
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 17 $162,063.76
Patent and Trademark Office 17 $158,472.29
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 17 $115,656.41
Food and Drug Administration 15 $159,322.80
Consumer Product Safety Commission 14 $153,708.36
National Transportation Safety Board 14 $176,364.00
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) 13 $141,089.62
National Institute of Standards and Technology 12 $152,070.75
Offices of the Regional Administrators 11 $160,000.00
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 11 $161,015.45
Mine Safety and Health Administration 11 $160,089.64
Federal Railroad Administration 11 $164,964.91
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 11 $159,669.82
Maritime Administration 10 $160,571.60
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 10 $164,599.80
Office of the Secretary (Department of Veterans Affairs) 10 $156,800.60
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner 10 $131,368.90
Headquarters, Nasa 10 $148,368.20
Federal Student Aid 10 $174,858.00
Presidio Trust 10 $136,087.20
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 10 $163,170.10
Administration for Community Living 10 $150,750.40
Health Resources and Services Administration 10 $170,736.80
Administration for Children and Families 10 $166,270.20
U.S. Secret Service 10 $141,406.50
Rural Utilities Service 10 $144,521.60
Community Relations Service 10 $146,418.40
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 9 $156,574.00
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 8 $149,455.38
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 8 $171,706.88
Office of Governmentwide Policy 7 $159,068.29
Federal Labor Relations Authority 7 $161,883.43
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southeast/Caribbean 6 $125,419.50
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 6 $152,839.17
Denali Commission 6 $92,943.17
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 6 $148,279.17
National Institutes of Health 6 $176,232.50
Departmental Administration 6 $129,579.67
Farm Service Agency 6 $140,399.50
Executive Office for Immigration Review 6 $155,186.83
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 6 $161,732.00
U.S. Mint 6 $149,415.67
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 6 $147,845.67
Federal Maritime Commission 5 $154,364.40
Langley Research Center 5 $120,386.60
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Homeland Security) 5 $165,051.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 5 $135,227.40
Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board 4 $158,134.50
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program 4 $177,450.00
Utah Reclamation Mitigation & Conservation Commission 4 $129,519.00
Veteran Employment Services Office 4 $130,116.00
Federal Trade Commission 4 $146,722.50
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 4 $149,650.25
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 4 $138,177.25
Government Printing Office 4 $117,294.25
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Agriculture) 4 $164,639.75
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 4 $126,148.75
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 4 $161,676.25
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 4 $136,146.00
U.S. Marshals Service 4 $159,876.50
Office of Disability Employment Policy 4 $148,600.00
Office of the Director 3 $148,815.33
Office of Administrative Services 3 $159,889.00
Office of Inspector General (General Services Administration) 3 $173,080.00
Office of General Services Administration Innovative Technologies 3 $156,835.33
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 3 $168,470.00
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 3 $226,326.00
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation 3 $146,882.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration 3 $123,103.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 3 $121,008.67
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 3 $153,184.00
Office of Assistant Secretary Public & Intergovernmental Affairs 3 $142,715.67
Office of Senior Coordinator for New York/New Jersey 3 $146,028.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 3 $135,004.67
Broadcasting Board of Governors 3 $116,006.33
Natural Resources Conservation Service 3 $166,265.33
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 3 $159,667.33
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 3 $166,274.67
National Credit Union Administration 3 $204,813.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 3 $174,652.33
Veterans Employment and Training Service 2 $154,830.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 2 $180,000.00
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 2 $173,065.50
Office of Postsecondary Education 2 $161,364.00
Pretrial Services Agency 2 $175,790.50
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (General Services Administration) 2 $129,972.50
Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technology 2 $173,860.00
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $164,881.50
Recovery Accountability & Transparency 2 $133,663.50
Inspector General (Department of Veterans Affairs) 2 $164,151.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs 2 $149,201.50
Office of Advocacy and Outreach 2 $156,722.00
Homeland Security Staff 2 $156,181.00
Agricultural Research Service 2 $165,746.50
Office of the General Counsel (Department of Agriculture) 2 $155,143.00
Merit Systems Protection Board 2 $180,600.00
Commission on Civil Rights 2 $137,836.00
Office of Secretary of Labor 2 $189,700.00
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 2 $145,518.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Mid-Atlantic 2 $144,904.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 2 $132,662.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Great Plains 2 $116,786.50
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 2 $145,458.00
Dryden Flight Research Center 2 $121,074.50
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 2 $134,555.00
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 1 $176,584.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Office 1 $181,500.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 1 $145,827.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for New England 1 $139,636.00
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 1 $152,050.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Interior) 1 $155,500.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 1 $145,827.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 1 $170,000.00
Marine Mammal Commission 1 $157,100.00
Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission 1 $179,655.00
U.S. International Trade Commission 1 $169,050.00
Surface Transportation Board 1 $175,644.00
Board of Veterans Appeals 1 $153,327.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Resolution Management 1 $170,000.00
Dean for VA Learning University 1 $127,512.00
Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary for Management 1 $128,512.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Emergency Management 1 $165,500.00
Immediate Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy & Planning 1 $151,235.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $181,500.00
National Endowment for the Humanities 1 $167,000.00
Arctic Research Commission 1 $156,784.00
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 1 $167,000.00
International Trade Administration 1 $174,362.00
National Technical Information Service 1 $153,371.00
Office Federal Coordinator Alaska Gas Transport Project 1 $165,300.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $120,429.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 1 $161,663.00
Bureau of International Labor Affairs 1 $155,500.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 1 $179,700.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 1 $157,100.00
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 1 $167,480.00
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 1 $181,497.00
Employee Benefits Security Administration 1 $155,500.00
Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) 1 $155,500.00
Wage and Hour Division 1 $155,500.00
Office of the Deputy Secretary of Education 1 $183,977.00
Office of Management (Department of Education) 1 $168,127.00
Institute of Education Sciences 1 $182,372.00
Trade and Development Agency 1 $165,300.00
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council 1 $159,821.00
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 1 $0.00
Office of Government Ethics 1 $179,700.00
Valles Caldera Trust 1 $118,701.00
Election Assistance Commission 1 $147,157.00
Immediate Office of the Administrator 1 $165,300.00
Office of Civil Rights (General Services Administration) 1 $171,240.00
Office of the Human Resources Management 1 $115,649.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (General Services Administration) 1 $145,210.00
Office of Mission Assurance 1 $160,773.00
International Joint Commission: U.S. & Canada 1 $157,053.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 1 $179,700.00

Program Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Program Manager is $134,555.35. The highest paid Program Manager made $268,000 in 2014.

Common Program Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Program Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 5,263
ES - Senior Executive Service 1,820
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 1,107
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 338
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 308
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 156
FE - Senior Foreign Service 121
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 109
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 82
SW - Transportation Security Admin Executives 81
EX - Executive Pay 68
FO - Foreign Service Officers 59
SL - Senior Level Positions 35
ZA - Administrative 34
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 30
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 28
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 28
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 18
EJ - Dept Of Energy Org Act Excepted Service 16
SO - Sec Emp Formerly Under Es Pay Plan 16
SR - Statutory Rates Not Elsewhere Specified 7
IG - Inspectors General 5
PG - Printing Office Grades 4
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 3
LL - Executives At Federal Housing Finance Ag 3
SS - Senior Staff Positions 3
EE - Expert (other) 3
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 2
FJ - Officials On Noncareer Appointments 2
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
CE - Contract Education--year Long 1
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 1
CN - Bur Of (cfpb) An Indep Ag Within Frs 1
EK - Nat Defense Auth Act 1995 Energy Exc Svc 1
ST - Scientific And Professional 1
ET - Pro Dir Of The Adv Res Prj Ag-en 1
ZZ - Nonapplicable 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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