Director of Program Management, Human Services Salary

Directors of Human Services Program Management in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with slightly more than half bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $53K annually on average but can range from $34K to $80K per year. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Directors of Human Services Program Management making up 76 percent. Most Directors of Human Services Program Management report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$35,033 - $79,280

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$11.12 - $34.72

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,033 - $79,280  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,088  
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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$34,493 - $79,836  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 406
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.12 - $34.72  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,088  
   
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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$34,493 - $79,836  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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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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At the upper end, Directors of Human Services Program Management who move into a Non-Profit Organization Chief Operating Officer role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Non-Profit COOs is a much higher $89K per year. With an annual salary of $59K, Non-Profit Executive Director is the most common role for Directors of Human Services Program Management to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into a Licensed Clinical Social Worker role — which usually pays $51K — is also typical for Directors of Human Services Program Management, though less common by comparison.

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Popular Skills for Director of Program Management, Human Services


Typical Directors of Human Services Program Management report a focused set 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 10 percent. For most people, competency in Budget Management indicates knowledge of 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. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $47K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $52K. Directors of Human Services Program Management who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $55K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $62K.

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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 107 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 14%
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