Government Program Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Government Program Manager is $86,623 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Budget Management and Program Management.
Government Program Manager Total Pay (?
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$49,612 - $137,721
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MEDIAN: $86,623
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Government Program Manager Total Pay (?
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$16.07 - $51.53
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,612 - $137,721  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,196  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $19,866  
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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$48,045 - $140,977  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,012
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$16.07 - $51.53  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $79.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,196  
   
Profit Sharing
$979 - $19,866  
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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$48,045 - $140,977  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,012
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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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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Pay Difference By Location
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Colorado Springs
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Orlando
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Dayton
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Los Angeles
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National Average
$86,000
Seattle
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Boston
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New York
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Experience Affects Government Program Manager Salaries

National Average
$86,000

Skills That Affect Government Program Manager Salaries

Budget Management
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National Average
$86,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Contract Management
up arrow 12%
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Gender
Female
40%
female alumni
 
Male
60%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
30%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 10%
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