Government Program Manager Salary

The average salary for a Government Program Manager is $87,884 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Strategic Planning, Systems Engineering, and Budget Management.

$50,786 - $137,843
(Median)
$51K
$88K
$140K
MEDIAN: $87,884
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$18.04 - $53.12
(Median)
$18
$29
$53
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,786 - $137,843  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,150  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,795  
Commission
$13,500  
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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$49,526 - $140,044  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 932
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$18.04 - $53.12  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $98.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,150  
   
Commission
$13,500  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,795  
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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$49,526 - $140,044  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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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 by Experience Level for Government Program Manager

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $87,700

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Experience Affects Government Program Manager Salaries



National Average
$88,000



Skills That Affect Government Program Manager Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 32%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 24%

Budget Management
up arrow 11%


Program Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$88,000





Contract Management
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 213 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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