A Government Program Manager earns an average salary of $87,108 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategic Planning and Systems Engineering.

$50,654 - $136,940
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$140K
MEDIAN: $87,108
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$20.07 - $55.75
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$56
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,654 - $136,940  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,972  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $18,740  
Total Pay (?
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$49,600 - $138,976  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 639
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$20.07 - $55.75  
   
Overtime
$43.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,972  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $18,740  
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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$49,600 - $138,976  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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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

National Average: $86,649

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Experience Affects Government Program Manager Salaries



National Average
$87,000



Skills That Affect Government Program Manager Salaries

Strategic Planning
up arrow 30%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 21%


Team Leadership
up arrow 5%

Program Management
up arrow 2%

Budget Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$87,000





Contract Management
up arrow 16%

Data Analysis
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 113 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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