Director of Program Management Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Director of Program Management is $129,011 per year. A skill in Team Leadership is associated with high pay for this job.
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$50,818 - $169,849
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$50,818 - $169,849  
   
Bonus
$974 - $39,548  
Profit Sharing
$5,068 - $29,245  
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$50,184 - $193,640  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 281
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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.
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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Boston
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Irvine
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Houston
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San Francisco
up arrow 21%
San Diego
up arrow 21%
Seattle
up arrow 14%
Dallas
up arrow 7%
National Average
$140,000
Atlanta
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Minneapolis
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Los Angeles
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New York
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Experience Affects Director of Program Management Salaries

National Average
$140,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Director of Program Management Salaries

Team Leadership
up arrow 23%
Portfolio Management
up arrow 9%
Operations Management
up arrow 6%
Project Management
up arrow 3%
Program Management
up arrow 2%
People Management
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National Average
$140,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 8%
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