Director of Program Management Salary

The average pay for a Director of Program Management is $131,880 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategic Project Management and Team Leadership. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$72,967 - $174,029
$73K
$130K
$170K
MEDIAN: $131,880
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90%

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$18.10 - $54.00
$26
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$72,967 - $174,029  
   
Bonus
$5,022 - $35,414  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $21,500  
Commission
$12,000  
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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$73,062 - $197,113  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 277
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$26.00  
   
Overtime
$19.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$5,022 - $35,414  
   
Commission
$12,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $21,500  
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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$73,062 - $197,113  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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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

Pay by Experience for a Director of Program Management has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Program Management with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Program Management with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $128,000 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Director of Program Management which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $147,000 based on 173 salaries. A Director of Program Management with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $154,000 based on 93 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $142,788

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Key Stats for Director of Program Management

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
33%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Director of Program Management Salaries

▲8%

▲3%

National Average
$143,000

▼10%

▼47%

Skills That Affect Director of Program Management Salaries

Strategic Project Management
▲25%

Team Leadership
▲21%

Business Development
▲8%

Portfolio Management
▲8%

Product Development
▲7%

Strategic Planning
▲4%

Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$143,000




Budget Management
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 7%