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.

$50,605 - $138,401
$51K
$86K
$140K
MEDIAN: $86,014
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$19.57 - $53.17
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$53
MEDIAN: $25.40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,605 - $138,401  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,232  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,260  
Commission
$7,500  
Total Pay (?
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$49,125 - $140,120  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 634
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$19.57 - $53.17  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $103.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,232  
   
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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$49,125 - $140,120  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $85,786

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Key Stats for Government Program Manager

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 112 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Government Program Manager Salaries

▲20%

▲10%

National Average
$86,000

▼4%

▼26%

Skills That Affect Government Program Manager Salaries

Contract Management
▲40%

Strategic Planning
▲31%

Systems Engineering
▲24%

Team Leadership
▲6%

Contract Negotiation
▲4%




National Average
$86,000





Data Analysis
▼16%

Grant Management
▼32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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