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Director of Program Management Salary

The average pay for a Director of Program Management is $127,766 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Team Leadership, Strategic Planning, and Portfolio Management.
$52,581 - $170,183
MEDIAN: $127,766

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$52,581 - $170,183  
$981 - $39,329  
Profit Sharing
$1,750 - $27,491  
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).
$51,571 - $196,795  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 348
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Job Description for Director of Program Management

Directors of program management are responsible for ensuring that current company programs are effectively executed. They are in charge of delivering a positive customer experience by providing excellent support options, as well as analyze programs to increase profitability while minimizing use of company resources. These directors manage a group of professionals and participate in mentoring sessions to improve subordinates' morale and abilities. Other tasks performed by these directors include supervising and coordinating day-to-day project activities, developing a business vision, and implementing corporate values.


Director of Program Management Tasks

  • Define and disseminate organization-wide program management tools, metrics, and standards.
  • Oversee testing, failure cases, documentation, and deployment to facilitate creation of the best products.
  • Communicate between product and technology groups to ensure the program creates high quality products.
  • Oversee a team of project managers to create products.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Program Management

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Experience Affects Director of Program Management Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Director of Program Management Salaries

Team Leadership
up arrow 24%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 13%

Portfolio Management
up arrow 11%

Operations Management
up arrow 7%

Program Management
up arrow 4%

Project Management
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National Average

Budget Management
up arrow 1%

Business Development
up arrow 7%

People Management
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.


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57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 7%