Education Program Management Directors who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up slightly less than three-fifths of Education Program Management Directors. Pay fluctuates from $37K to $111K per year, but expected earnings average $65K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Education Program Management Directors making up 78 percent. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,577 - $109,303
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$65K
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MEDIAN: $64,938
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$12.51 - $31.15
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$31
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,577 - $109,303  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,242  
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
Total Pay (?
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$37,305 - $111,353  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 317
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.51 - $31.15  
   
Overtime
$36.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,242  
   
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
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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$37,305 - $111,353  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Program Management Director, Education

An education program director is responsible for regularly overseeing one or more school programs and coordinating all faculty, students, organizations, and materials needed for the success of the program or programs. The basic background most desirable for an education program director job is threefold: experience in teaching in any type of classroom, superior organizational skills, and a basic knowledge of marketing, fundraising, networking and event planning.

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Program Management Director, Education Tasks

  • Manage the implementation and evaluation of programs and activities including curricula review, program development and textbook review.
  • Oversee program delivery processes, ensuring effective and efficient planning, preparation, delivery, and follow-up.

Common Career Paths for Program Management Director, Education


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Education Program Management Directors who become Executive Directors may see a small rise in pay. On average, Executive Directors earn $75K per year. Education Program Management Directors most often advance into Non-Profit Executive Director and Education Program Director positions even though the median salaries are $4K lower and $9K lower, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Program Management Director, Education

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


For many Education Program Management Directors, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $49K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $62K. Education Program Management Directors see a median salary of $72K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $81K.

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Key Stats for Program Management Director, Education

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Program Management Director, Education Salaries



National Average
$63,000



Skills That Affect Program Management Director, Education Salaries

Training Program Development
up arrow 34%


Program Development
up arrow 6%


Budget Management
up arrow 2%

Operations Management
0%

National Average
$63,000

People Management
up arrow 2%

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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