Director of Program Management, Human Services Salary

Just over a half of Directors of Human Services Program Management in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $34K to $79K per year, and the average comes out to $53K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Directors of Human Services Program Management. Female Directors of Human Services Program Management make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$34,987 - $78,620
(Median)
$35K
$53K
$79K
MEDIAN: $52,970
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$11.22 - $34.00
(Median)
$11
$23
$34
MEDIAN: $22.00
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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
$34,987 - $78,620  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,052  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $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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$34,444 - $78,977  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 416
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.22 - $34.00  
   
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 - $3,052  
   
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $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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$34,444 - $78,977  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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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 Directors of Human Services Program Management transition into upper-level roles such as Non-Profit Organization Chief Operating Officer, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Non-Profit COOs earn $89K on average 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 6 percent and 10 percent. Those proficient in Budget Management are, more often than not, also skilled 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $46K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $52K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Directors of Human Services Program Management make a median salary of $55K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $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




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National Average
$52,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
27%
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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