A Government Program Manager earns an average salary of $87,024 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategic Planning, Systems Engineering, and Contract Management.

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MEDIAN: $87,023
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$18.89 - $54.29
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,246 - $139,117  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,114  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,260  
Commission
$7,500  
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$49,514 - $141,091  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 640
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Hourly Rate
$18.89 - $54.29  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $104.38  
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,114  
   
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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$49,514 - $141,091  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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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 Difference by Location

National Average: $86,424

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Key Stats for Government Program Manager

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 109 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Government Program Manager Salaries



National Average
$86,000



Skills That Affect Government Program Manager Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 30%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 26%

Contract Management
up arrow 21%


Team Leadership
up arrow 5%



National Average
$86,000





Data Analysis
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 109 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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