A Director of Special Projects earns an average salary of $70,324 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. A skill in Leadership is associated with high pay for this job.

$39,600 - $142,990
(Median)
$40K
$70K
$140K
MEDIAN: $70,323
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$11.88 - $147.95
(Median)
$12
$22
$150
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$39,600 - $142,990  
   
Bonus
$496.65 - $30,201  
Profit Sharing
$14,500  
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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$39,017 - $153,871  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 114
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$11.88 - $147.95  
   
Overtime
$49.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$496.65 - $30,201  
   
Profit Sharing
$14,500  
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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$39,017 - $153,871  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Job Description for Director of Special Projects

  • Establish strategies, priorities, and business requirements to drive business results.
  • Research, document, and provide in-depth analysis of proposed initiatives to solve complex problems.
  • Manage and oversee a team responsible for specialized projects by providing team with clear expectations, training, and support.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Special Projects

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,615

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Experience Affects Director of Special Projects Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 67%

Experienced
up arrow 26%

National Average
$69,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Skills That Affect Director of Special Projects Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 22%

Operations Management
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$69,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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