Program Management Director, Education Salary

The majority of Education Program Management Directors in the United States — slightly less than three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $38K to $104K per year, and the median is $66K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. Female Education Program Management Directors make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. Job satisfaction for Education Program Management Directors is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$39,496 - $104,853
$39K
$66K
$100K
MEDIAN: $65,794
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$13.81 - $30.86
$14
$22
$31
MEDIAN: $21.82
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$0$104K
Salary $39,496 - $104,853
Bonus $0.00 - $15,319
Profit Sharing $6,500
Commission $11,250
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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$37,824 - $104,460
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 400
Hourly Data $0$55
Hourly Rate $13.81 - $30.86
Overtime $36.00
Annual Data $0$104K
Bonus $0.00 - $15,319
Commission $11,250
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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$37,824 - $104,460
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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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 may enjoy a small increase in earnings as they climb the career ladder to roles like Executive Director, which pays $75K on average annually. Many Education Program Management Directors choose to become Non-Profit Executive Directors and Education Program Directors as their careers advance. However, folks in those positions report median salaries of $5K less and $10K less, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Program Management Director, Education

Pay by Experience for a Program Management Director, Education has a positive trend. An entry-level Program Management Director, Education with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 98 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Program Management Director, Education with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 117 salaries. An experienced Program Management Director, Education which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 162 salaries. A Program Management Director, Education with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 76 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,716

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Education Program Management Directors will find that Phoenix offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 55 percent. Education Program Management Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+31 percent), Philadelphia (+30 percent), Washington (+26 percent), and Dallas (+19 percent). Trailing the national average by 8 percent, Chicago is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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Key Stats for Program Management Director, Education

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Program Management Director, Education Salaries

▲24%

▲10%

National Average
$65,000

▼4%

▼23%

Skills That Affect Program Management Director, Education Salaries

Training Program Development
▲11%


Program Development
▲4%


Budget Management
▼0%

National Average
$65,000

Operations Management
▼1%

People Management
▼4%

Curriculum Planning
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 16%
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