$88,860
Avg. Salary
$28.77
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,059

Bonus

$4,913

Profit Sharing

$6,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Government Program Manager is $28.77 per hour.

The average pay for a Government Program Manager is $88,860 per year.

10%
$18.06
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$28.77
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$64.55
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MEDIAN $28.77
10%
$52k
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$89k
50%
$143k
90%
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MEDIAN $88,860
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MEDIAN: $88,860
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$0$145K
Salary $52,079 - $142,877
Bonus $201 - $19,363
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $16,487
Commission $6,000
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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$50,600 - $145,261
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,426
Hourly Data $0$285
Hourly Rate $18.06 - $64.55
Hourly Tips $286
Overtime $0.00 - $103
Annual Data $0$145K
Bonus $201 - $19,363
Commission $6,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $16,487
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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$50,600 - $145,261
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 106

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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Popular Skills for Government Program Manager

Pay by Experience Level for Government Program Manager

Pay by Experience for a Government Program Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Government Program Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 160 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Government Program Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 223 salaries. An experienced Government Program Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 283 salaries. A Government Program Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 167 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

20%

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-16%

-21%

National Average: $88,169

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Government Program Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Government Program Manager?

Government Program Manager in Oakland:
"Oakland is awful."
Pros: good public transportation
Cons: Dirty streets

Government Program Manager in Houston:
Pros: The diversity.
Cons: The commute and the crowd.

Government Program Manager in Orlando:
"Great."
Pros: Helping people and seeing people advance in life and become self sufficient.
Cons: Resources are not sufficient always make a meaningful difference in lives.

Government Program Manager in Raleigh:
Listen to your peers and be more open to criticism.

Government Program Manager in Alexandria:
"Contracting and pricing."
Prior military experience is a big plus.

Government Program Manager in Newport News:
"Managing people and resources is challenging but worth it!"
Develop your people skills, you will be called upon mostly, to motivate, mentor and assess your people and resources on a regular basis.

Government Program Manager in Florida:
Pros: Being able to affect meaningful change to your community.
Cons: The governmental red tape and the constant indecisiveness of executive management.

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Key Stats for Government Program Manager

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 300 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
27%

Experience Affects Government Program Manager Salaries

▲17%

▲7%

National Average
$88,000

▼7%

▼28%

Skills That Affect Government Program Manager Salaries

Contract Management
▲36%

Strategic Planning
▲28%

Systems Engineering
▲21%

Team Leadership
▲3%


Contract Negotiation
▲1%


National Average
$88,000






Data Analysis
▼18%

Grant Management
▼34%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 300 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 10%