Director of Program Management, Human Services Salary (United States)

With over one-half of Human Services Management Directors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Human Services Management Directors is $50,927 per year and can range from $33,661 on the lower end to $76,959 per year near the higher end. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. A solid majority enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage in this occupation. Vision coverage is also available to 42 percent. Most Human Services Management Directors are women (77 percent). For the most part, Human Services Management Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this outline were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Director of Program Management, Human Services Salary (?
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$34,560 - $77,063
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MEDIAN: $51,372
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$11.12 - $30.10
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$34,560 - $77,063  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,400  
Profit Sharing
$267.50 - $2,000  
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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$33,661 - $76,959  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 583
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$11.12 - $30.10  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $63.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,400  
   
Profit Sharing
$267.50 - $2,000  
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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$33,661 - $76,959  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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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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Human Services Management Directors' salaries may rise greatly in accordance with career advancement. Those who assume a higher-end position such as a Non-Profit COO may get paid an extra $38K per year. It is not uncommon for a Human Services Management Director to continue on to become an Non-Profit Executive Director or a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).

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Popular Skills for Director of Program Management, Human Services

Human Services Management Directors note just a narrow range of job skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Budget Management, Grant Management, and Program Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 11 percent, 11 percent, 7 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. Most people who know Budget Management also know Project Management.

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

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Human Services Management Directors with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy higher salaries, as pay increases are mainly incremental. Workers new to the field can expect to earn $45K, increasing to $50K after five to 10 years. Salary comes to $55K after 10 to 20 years. Wages do not stop growing after 20 years on the job but they do accelerate at a slower rate, and Human Services Management Directors tend to earn $60K at this point in time. Those with more than 20 years of experience are scarcest in the field. Most typically, Human Services Management Directors report having spent one to 10 years on the job followed by those with 10 to 20 years.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$51,000
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San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Human Services Management Directors, 58 percent above the national average. Human Services Management Directors will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+8 percent).

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Experience Affects Director of Program Management, Human Services Salaries

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$51,000

Skills That Affect Director of Program Management, Human Services Salaries

Program Management
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$51,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 16%
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