Chief Program Officer Salary
The average salary for a Chief Program Officer is $86,682 per year.
|Salary||$63,147 - $139,431|
|Bonus||$507 - $78,906|
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|$63,238 - $151,313|
Job Description for Chief Program Officer
Chief program officers usually work on executive teams and report to the CEO, and are responsible for providing leadership in creating and implementing programs. These programs must be evaluated regularly for effectiveness and improved where necessary, and chief program officers must also track and report how services are delivered and support their findings with objective data including statistics, research, and objective evaluation tools.Read More...
Chief program officers must keep up with trends in the field to shape enticing programs for clients and must ensure that all programs adhere to applicable laws and regulations and the mission of the organization. Because this is a leadership position, they may manage the work of several employees who are involved in carrying out programs, and some may be responsible for hiring, supervising, and evaluating these employees, as well as creating and delegating tasks. Multiple teams and leaders may be supervised at once, and these officers also create and manage program budgets, obtain funding, and search for new funding sources.
Multitasking skills and strong verbal and written communication skills are important in this position, and chief program officers must also be able to work well under pressure and when overseeing several programs at once. A bachelor's degree and years of experience in the field are often minimum requirements for this position, and some employers may require a master's degree. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Chief Program Officer Tasks
- Write grants, manage budgets of various programs, and ensure compliance with relevant regulations.
- Work with the leadership or executive team to establish a strategic vision and guiding philosophy that will inform short and long term goals of programming.
- Strengthen partnerships between the public, affiliate organizations and/or business partners.
- Mentor and collaborate with managers, program directors and other team members.
- Manage all of an organization's programming while providing guidance to further develop and implement those programs.
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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Program Officer
Pay by Experience for a Chief Program Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Program Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 9 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Program Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Chief Program Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 41 salaries. A Chief Program Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 13 salaries.
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