Government Program Manager Salary

A Government Program Manager earns an average salary of $86,014 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Contract Management, Strategic Planning, and Systems Engineering.

$51,437 - $141,341
$51K
$87K
$140K
MEDIAN: $87,143
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50%
90%

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$19.27 - $53.58
$19
$28
$54
MEDIAN: $27.64
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$0$142K
Salary $51,437 - $141,341
Bonus $0.00 - $15,264
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $19,260
Commission $7,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$49,853 - $142,741
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 705
Hourly Data $0$103
Hourly Rate $19.27 - $53.58
Overtime $0.00 - $103.84
Annual Data $0$142K
Bonus $0.00 - $15,264
Commission $7,500
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $19,260
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$49,853 - $142,741
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 45

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Job Description for Government Program Manager

A government program manager oversees a number of projects and programs, managing performance and providing resources and oversight to the entities under their watch. These professionals have many duties, including the development of project/program management plans, working with various project management teams and forming personal relationships with them, and attending conferences and meetings to show support to various project-management teams.

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Government Program Manager Tasks

  • Execute and refine a portfolio of program initiatives to meet organizational goals.
  • Develop and refine the scope of the program in response to evolving organizational and community context.
  • Support program initiatives with marketing copy, samples, market research or other key data.
  • Build and leverage community and federal relationships to promote and support the program.

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Pay by Experience Level for Government Program Manager

Pay by Experience for a Government Program Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Government Program Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 160 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Government Program Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 223 salaries. An experienced Government Program Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 283 salaries. A Government Program Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 167 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $86,736

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Government Program Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Government Program Manager?

Government Program Manager in Orlando:
"Great."
Pros: Helping people and seeing people advance in life and become self sufficient.
Cons: Resources are not sufficient always make a meaningful difference in lives.

Government Program Manager in Florida:
Pros: Being able to affect meaningful change to your community.
Cons: The governmental red tape and the constant indecisiveness of executive management.

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Key Stats for Government Program Manager

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 128 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
26%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Government Program Manager Salaries

▲19%

▲9%

National Average
$87,000

▼5%

▼27%

Skills That Affect Government Program Manager Salaries

Contract Management
▲38%

Strategic Planning
▲30%

Systems Engineering
▲23%

Team Leadership
▲4%

Contract Negotiation
▲3%




National Average
$87,000





Data Analysis
▼17%

Grant Management
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 128 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 10%
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