Directors of Human Services Program Management in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with slightly less than three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $60K per year on average but can range from $39K to $93K per year. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Directors of Human Services Program Management making up 75 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$39,401 - $92,412
(Median)
$39K
$60K
$92K
MEDIAN: $59,981
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$12.60 - $32.86
(Median)
$13
$22
$33
MEDIAN: $22.00
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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$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$39,401 - $92,412  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,456  
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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$38,865 - $92,566  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 171
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.60 - $32.86  
   
Overtime
$21.00  
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$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,456  
   
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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$38,865 - $92,566  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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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 $91K annually. Becoming a Non-Profit Executive Director or a Licensed Clinical Social Worker is a common transition from a Director of Human Services Program Management role.

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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 Budget Management, Grant Management, Project Management, and Program Management are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Program Management. 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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $50K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $60K. For Directors of Human Services Program Management, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $62K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $72K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Director of Program Management, Human Services Salaries




National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Director of Program Management, Human Services Salaries


Project Management
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Grant Management
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National Average
$60,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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