Director of Program Management, Information Technology (IT) Salary

Wages for Directors of Information Technology Program Management in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($139K) per year. Total cash compensation to Directors of Information Technology Program Management approaches anywhere from $89K on the lower end to $197K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $38K from bonuses and upwards of $20K from profit sharing. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision coverage. Directors of Information Technology Program Management who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 67 percent.

$87,422 - $172,748
$87K
$140K
$170K
MEDIAN: $139,377
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$26.57 - $173.83
$27
$95
$170
MEDIAN: $95.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$87,422 - $172,748  
   
Bonus
$6,904 - $38,304  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,482  
Commission
$11,000  
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).
)
$89,124 - $196,945  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 327
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$700$1K$2K
Hourly Rate
$26.57 - $173.83  
   
Overtime
$2,009  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$1M$2M$4M
Bonus
$6,904 - $38,304  
   
Commission
$11,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,482  
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).
)
$89,124 - $196,945  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Job Description for Director of Program Management, Information Technology (IT)

Information technology (IT) directors of program management are in charge of effectively managing a variety of IT-related projects for their organization. They lead a team of systems professionals to reach all organizational goals, and one of their main responsibilities includes organizing and overseeing all projects in the IT department. They also ensure the efficient use of company resources, as well as the secure operation of information systems. They implement IT initiatives that improve the effectiveness of their company's products or services. These directors prepare departmental budgets, as well as evaluate new equipment as needed. IT directors of program management also complete administrative tasks and compile reports that detail program activity. They generally report their progress to the president or manager in their department.

Read More...

Director of Program Management, Information Technology (IT) Tasks

  • Hire, review, and fire managers.
  • Work with the IT steering committee to establish the strategic direction of the Company's information systems as well as executing the strategy.
  • implementation, deployment and operation of information systems and technology solutions for business needs.
  • Identify and propose new information technologies and systems to improve business processes and decision making.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate activities of a multi-team or cross-functional organization.

Common Career Paths for Director of Program Management, Information Technology (IT)


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


For Directors of Information Technology Program Management, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Directors of Information Technology Program Management earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Chief Information Officer.

Information Technology (IT) Director Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Skills for Director of Program Management, Information Technology (IT)


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, Microsoft Office, Program Management, and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 11 percent. Those listing Windows Operating System General Use as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Network Management / Administration and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking also typically command lower compensation. Most people skilled in Program Management are similarly competent in People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Program Management, Information Technology (IT)

Pay by Experience for a Director of Program Management, Information Technology (IT) has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Program Management, Information Technology (IT) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Program Management, Information Technology (IT) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $131,000 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Director of Program Management, Information Technology (IT) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $155,000 based on 230 salaries. A Director of Program Management, Information Technology (IT) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $166,000 based on 119 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $153,444

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

For Directors of Information Technology Program Management, Hartford provides a pay rate that is 23 percent greater than the national average. Directors of Information Technology Program Management will also find cushy salaries in Richmond (+16 percent), San Francisco (+14 percent), Washington (+14 percent), and Atlanta (+11 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Houston, 16 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in New York and Raleigh (7 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Director of Program Management, Information Technology (IT)

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
35%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Director of Program Management, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

▲8%

▲1%

National Average
$153,000

▼15%

▼34%

Skills That Affect Director of Program Management, Information Technology (IT) Salaries

Budget Management
▲11%





National Average
$153,000




Process Improvement
▼2%

Portfolio Management
▼4%

SQL
▼5%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼19%




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 7%
ADVERTISEMENT