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

Human Services Management Directors in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and more than half have more than 10 years of experience. Salary is expected to be around $50,927 per year, but may range from $33,661 to $76,959 per year. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. The vast majority of folks in this line of work enjoy health insurance benefits; most receive both medical and dental insurance and 42 percent get vision plans. Men are in the minority in the field, with female Human Services Management Directors making up 77 percent of workers. The majority of Human Services Management Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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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Director of Program Management, Human Services Salary (?
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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 (?
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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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As Human Services Management Directors make advancements in their career path, salaries may climb quite a bit. Those in less important roles may make $38K less annually than those in higher-end positions, such as Non-Profit COO. 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 who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that 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 of 11 percent, 11 percent, 7 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. Most people skilled in Budget Management are similarly competent in 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.
In most cases, Human Services Management Directors can expect only incremental pay growth as they advance in their careers. Though starting salaries approximate $45K, they climb to $50K after five to 10 years. Those with one to two decades of experience under their belt tend to see salaries around $55K. As Human Services Management Directors approach two decades on the job, pay accelerates at a slower pace, and typical earnings come to $60K. The majority of Human Services Management Directors have only one to 10 years of practice in the field. Workers with 10 to 20 years make up the second biggest group followed by those with more than 20 years under their belt.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$51,000
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For Human Services Management Directors, San Francisco provides a pay rate that is 58 percent greater than 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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