Average Government Program Manager Salary

$91,242
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,108
Bonus
$3,000
Commission
$5,000
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The average salary for a Government Program Manager is $91,242.
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$52k
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$91k
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$144k
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What Do Government Program Managers Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Government Program Manager

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The top respondents for the job title Government Program Manager are from the companies U.S. Air Force (USAF), Booz, Allen, and Hamilton and U.S. Army. Reported salaries are highest at Booz, Allen, and Hamilton where the average pay is $123,025. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include U.S. Navy and U.S. Department of Defense, earning around $121,337 and $113,391, respectively. Department of Agriculture pays the lowest at around $78,050. King County and U.S. Air Force (USAF) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $88,704 and $90,614, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Government Program Managers?

Skills in Program Management, Project Management, Budget Management and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Government Program Managers?

An entry-level Government Program Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $58,963 based on 14 salaries. An early career Government Program Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,699 based on 289 salaries. A mid-career Government Program Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,501 based on 311 salaries. An experienced Government Program Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,095 based on 575 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $109,228.
Employees with Government Program Manager in their job title in Arlington, Virginia earn an average of 34.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (28.8% more) and San Diego, California (20.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbia, South Carolina (30.3% less), Atlanta, Georgia (16.3% less) and San Antonio, Texas (3.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,622 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.9%
Early Career
17.8%
Mid Career
19.2%
Experienced
35.5%
Late Career
26.7%