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Program Management Director, Education Salary

For Education Program Management Directors, annual average wages total $57K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little more than half. Female Education Program Management Directors make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$37,743 - $92,843
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$38K
$57K
$93K
MEDIAN: $56,955
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$9.66 - $28.60
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$19
$29
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$37,743 - $92,843  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,094  
Total Pay (?
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$36,196 - $92,726  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 299
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.66 - $28.60  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,094  
   
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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$36,196 - $92,726  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Program Management Director, Education


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Education Program Management Directors may progress into high-paying roles like Executive Director, where median compensation is $73K annually. A Non-Profit Executive Director role is the most common promotion for Education Program Management Directors moving up the ladder, and pay for the position tends to be around the $59K mark. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Education Program Management Directors is an Education Program Director position, where earnings are usually $54K.

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Typical Education Program Management Directors report a focused set of job skills. Those familiar with Curriculum Planning, People Management and Program Management will likely experience a boost in pay, earning between 7 percent to 11 percent above the national average.

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 do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $48K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $52K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $58K in this role. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $67K.

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Experience Affects Program Management Director, Education Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$56,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Program Management Director, Education Salaries

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 11%

People Management
up arrow 11%


National Average
$56,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 13%
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