Director of Program Management, Human Services Salary

Directors of Human Services Program Management in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just below three-fifths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $35K to $82K per year, median earnings come to $55K per year. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Female Directors of Human Services Program Management make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$35,693 - $80,735
(Median)
$36K
$55K
$81K
MEDIAN: $54,694
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$11.24 - $39.15
(Median)
$11
$22
$39
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$35,693 - $80,735  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,792  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$34,994 - $81,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 388
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.24 - $39.15  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $37.29  
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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,792  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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).
)
$34,994 - $81,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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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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Directors of Human Services Program Management who go on to become Non-Profit COOs may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Non-Profit COOs is $90K annually. Going from Director of Human Services Program Management to Non-Profit Executive Director is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are $60K. Many others choose to work as Licensed Clinical Social Workers, where pay is typically $51K.

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Popular Skills for Director of Program Management, Human Services


Directors of Human Services Program Management who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, Project Management, Grant Management, and Program Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 7 percent. The majority of those who know 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. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $48K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $54K. For Directors of Human Services Program Management, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $56K. Directors of Human Services Program Management who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $62K.

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Experience Affects Director of Program Management, Human Services Salaries



National Average
$54,000



Skills That Affect Director of Program Management, Human Services Salaries



Grant Management
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National Average
$54,000

Program Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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