Director of Program Management, Human Services Salary

With just under three-fifths of Directors of Human Services Program Management in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $35K to $82K per year and averages out to $55K per year. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Directors of Human Services Program Management make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Most Directors of Human Services Program Management report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$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).
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$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 may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Non-Profit Organization Chief Operating Officer. The latter position pays an average of $90K annually. More often than not, a Non-Profit Executive Director role is the next step for Directors of Human Services Program Management moving up in the field. Non-Profit Executive Directors usually make $60K per year. Many other Directors of Human Services Program Management choose to take on a Licensed Clinical Social Worker role, where salaries are typically $51K.

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Popular Skills for Director of Program Management, Human Services


Directors of Human Services Program Management usually report a few specific 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. Those familiar with Budget Management also tend to 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 many Directors of Human Services Program Management, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average beginner in this position makes around $48K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $54K. Directors of Human Services Program Management claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $56K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to 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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