Director of Program Management, Human Services Salary

With more than half of Directors of Human Services Program Management in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $34K to $80K per year and averages out to $53K per year. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Directors of Human Services Program Management like their work and job satisfaction is high. Female Directors of Human Services Program Management make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,005 - $79,121
(Median)
$35K
$53K
$79K
MEDIAN: $53,359
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$11.12 - $34.72
(Median)
$11
$23
$35
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,005 - $79,121  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,045  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $2,035  
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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$34,485 - $79,634  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 408
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.12 - $34.72  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.92  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,045  
   
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $2,035  
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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$34,485 - $79,634  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Job Description for Director of Program Management, Human Services

Directors of program management in human services oversee the administrative and day-to-day operations of human service departments for their organization. Their duties include organizing the employees needed for the life cycle of a project; ensuring employees' professional conduct in all relations with clients, third parties, and other employees; and making sure projects' revenue and budget goals are met. They also assist in the creation of program management plans and budgets, monitor employee progress (potentially including those in off-site offices), and delegate tasks to employees and third parties assigned to a program. Directors of program management in human services generally work full time in an office setting, although overtime may be required as deadlines approach. These professionals work in a wide variety of organizations across many different industries.

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Director of Program Management, Human Services Tasks

  • Oversee human services program processes, including recruitment, orientation, scheduling, quality service delivery, compliance and fiscal responsibility.
  • Evaluate programs and suggest modifications/improvements.
  • May prepare and evaluate grant proposals and contracts.

Common Career Paths for Director of Program Management, Human Services


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For Directors of Human Services Program Management, progressing to a Non-Profit Organization Chief Operating Officer role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Non-Profit Organization Chief Operating Officer can earn $89K annually. With an annual salary of $59K, Non-Profit Executive Director is the most common role for Directors of Human Services Program Management to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into a Licensed Clinical Social Worker role — which usually pays $51K — is also typical for Directors of Human Services Program Management, though less common by comparison.

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Popular Skills for Director of Program Management, Human Services


Directors of Human Services Program Management typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Budget Management, Grant Management, and Program Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 9 percent. Most people experienced in Budget Management also know Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Program Management, Human Services

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Directors of Human Services Program Management — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $47K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $52K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $55K in this role. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Director of Human Services Program Management with more than 20 years of experience can earn $62K on average.

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Experience Affects Director of Program Management, Human Services Salaries



National Average
$53,000



Skills That Affect Director of Program Management, Human Services Salaries




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National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 15%
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