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Director of Program Management, Human Services Salary

Directors of Human Services Program Management who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up slightly more than half of Directors of Human Services Program Management. Pay fluctuates from $34K to $78K per year, but expected earnings average $53K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over two-fifths. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Directors of Human Services Program Management make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$34,925 - $78,047
(Median)
$35K
$53K
$78K
MEDIAN: $53,302
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50%
90%

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$11.92 - $34.23
(Median)
$12
$23
$34
MEDIAN: $23.00
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50%
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
$34,925 - $78,047  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,045  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $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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$34,454 - $78,300  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 428
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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $34.23  
   
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.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,045  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $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).
)
$34,454 - $78,300  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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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 $89K annually. The most common career progression for Directors of Human Services Program Management leads to becoming a Non-Profit Executive Director, where average pay is $59K annually. However, many Directors of Human Services Program Management also opt to become Licensed Clinical Social Workers. Typically, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker brings home $51K.

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Popular Skills for Director of Program Management, Human Services


Directors of Human Services Program Management note just a narrow range of job 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 5 percent and 8 percent. Most people 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, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. 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. On average, Directors of Human Services Program Management make $55K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $61K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Director of Program Management, Human Services Salaries



National Average
$53,000



Skills That Affect Director of Program Management, Human Services Salaries




Program Management
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National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 125 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
28%
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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