The average salary for a Global Program Director is $129,467 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$63,703 - $176,365
MEDIAN: $129,466

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$63,703 - $176,365  
$6,904 - $49,933  
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$30.91 - $29,087  
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$69,527 - $201,208  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 151

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Job Description for Global Program Director

Global program directors are in charge of directing all global programs for their company. They are responsible for coordinating worldwide efforts to increase success and efficiency in all programs areas, as well as interacting with and providing leadership to subordinates. The global program director's main responsibilities also include providing expert advice and making important business decisions based on market results, production numbers, and customer feedback. They organize program budgets, gather information on program expenses, and prepare detailed reports to present in business meetings.


Global Program Director Tasks

  • Define program strategy and business plan, including marketing and analytics.
  • Monitor progress and develop strategies to meet goals on time.
  • Facilitate and enable communication between parties to ensure schedules are goals are met.
  • Work with people in the field, customers, prospects, and external constituents to assess market needs.

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Experience Affects Global Program Director Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Global Program Director Salaries

Project Management
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Business Development
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Program Management
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Operations Management

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Strategic Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.


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Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 10%