The 10 Highest-Paying Federal Government JobsMore
Don’t assume that working for the federal government will turn you into a boring bureaucrat. Government jobs offer some of the most interesting work out there today — and the pay can be truly astonishing.
A professional working in a job that’s highly valued in the private sector can build up an even bigger bank account by working for Uncle Sam.
Here’s a countdown of the 10 best-paying federal government jobs, according to the online database FederalPay.org.
10. Program managerKaspars Grinvalds / Shutterstock
Program managers oversee multiple projects at once
Average annual pay: $141,595
Program managers work in departments all across the government, including U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Department of Energy.
They usually oversee multiple projects at once, and their job