Program Management Director, Education Salary

The majority of Education Program Management Directors in the United States — just under three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $38K to $110K per year, and the median is $65K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Female Education Program Management Directors make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$39,559 - $109,062
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$65K
$110K
MEDIAN: $65,092
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$13.14 - $31.15
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MEDIAN: $20.48
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$39,559 - $109,062  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,319  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$37,992 - $110,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 326
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$13.14 - $31.15  
   
Overtime
$36.00  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,319  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$37,992 - $110,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 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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As Education Program Management Directors make advancements in their career path to positions such as Executive Director, their salaries may climb. Executive Directors make $75K annually on average. Education Program Management Directors most often move into Non-Profit Executive Director or Education Program Director roles. However, the former pays $4K less on average, and the latter pays $9K less.

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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.


Education Program Management Directors generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $50K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $62K. For Education Program Management Directors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $71K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $80K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,724

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 57 percent. Education Program Management Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+33 percent), Philadelphia (+32 percent), Washington (+28 percent), and Dallas (+20 percent). Trailing the national average by 7 percent, Chicago is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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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 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Program Management Director, Education Salaries

▲26%

▲11%

National Average
$64,000

▼2%

▼22%

Skills That Affect Program Management Director, Education Salaries

Training Program Development
▲13%


Program Development
▲6%


Budget Management
▲2%

Operations Management
▼0%

National Average
$64,000

People Management
▼2%

Curriculum Planning
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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