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Director of Program Management, Human Services Salary

Directors of Human Services Program Management in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with over one-half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $53K per year on average but can range from $34K to $78K per year. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than two-fifths. Work is enjoyable for Directors of Human Services Program Management, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most Directors of Human Services Program Management survey respondents are women (76 percent). Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$34,944 - $77,997
(Median)
$35K
$53K
$78K
MEDIAN: $53,187
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50%
90%

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$11.92 - $34.23
(Median)
$12
$23
$34
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
$34,944 - $77,997  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,045  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $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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$34,472 - $78,239  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 430
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $34.23  
   
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
$500 - $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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$34,472 - $78,239  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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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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At the upper end, Directors of Human Services Program Management who move into a Non-Profit Organization Chief Operating Officer role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Non-Profit COOs is a much higher $89K per year. Becoming a Non-Profit Executive Director is, more often than not, the most common role that Directors of Human Services Program Management move into when they're ready for the next step in their career. The average salary for the position is $59K. Another frequent advance is for Directors of Human Services Program Management to assume a Licensed Clinical Social Worker role; in this role, workers often earn $51K.

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Popular Skills for Director of Program Management, Human Services


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Directors of Human Services Program Management who took the survey. 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.


For Directors of Human Services Program Management, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $46K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $52K. Directors of Human Services Program Management see a median salary of $55K after reaching one to two decades on the job. As Directors of Human Services Program Management reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $61K.

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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 127 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 15%
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