Government Program Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Government Program Manager is $86,171 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Strategic Planning and Program Management.
Government Program Manager Salary (?
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$49,253 - $137,118
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MEDIAN: $86,171
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Government Program Manager Salary (?
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$16.00 - $48.81
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,253 - $137,118  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,299  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,392  
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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$47,592 - $139,823  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 894
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$16.00 - $48.81  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $80.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,299  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $19,392  
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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$47,592 - $139,823  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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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

Tampa
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Arlington
up arrow 39%
Alexandria
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San Diego
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Orlando
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Los Angeles
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Dayton
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Seattle
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San Antonio
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National Average
$85,000
New York
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Boston
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Austin
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Experience Affects Government Program Manager Salaries

National Average
$85,000

Skills That Affect Government Program Manager Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 37%
National Average
$85,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Contract Management
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 11%
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