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Director of Program Management, Human Services Salary

Directors of Human Services Program Management in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and over one-half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $52K per year, but may range from $34K to $77K per year. Total cash compensation to Directors of Human Services Program Management bottoms out near $34K and approaches $77K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $3K from bonuses and almost $8K from profit sharing. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Directors of Human Services Program Management survey respondents are women (77 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The majority of Directors of Human Services Program Management claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
$34,513 - $76,717
(Median)
$35K
$52K
$77K
MEDIAN: $52,104
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$11.02 - $30.50
(Median)
$11
$21
$30
MEDIAN: $21.00
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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$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$34,513 - $76,717  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,075  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $7,946  
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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$33,831 - $76,531  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 518
National Hourly Rate 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$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$11.02 - $30.50  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $63.02  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,075  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $7,946  
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).
)
$33,831 - $76,531  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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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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Though some Directors of Human Services Program Management move into positions like Non-Profit Organization Chief Operating Officer (where the average salary is $89K), this progression is not the norm. Moving from a Director of Human Services Program Management to Non-Profit Executive Director or Licensed Clinical Social Worker is a more common career path, however.

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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 Project Management, Budget Management, Grant Management, and Program Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 12 percent. Most people familiar with 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $45K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $51K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $55K in this role. 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
$52,000



Skills That Affect Director of Program Management, Human Services Salaries




Program Management
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National Average
$52,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 179 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 16%