Program Management Director, Education Salary

With a little over a half of Education Program Management Directors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Education Program Management Directors is $60K annually and can range from $39K on the lower end to $100K per year near the higher end. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Education Program Management Directors. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,673 - $98,833
(Median)
$40K
$60K
$99K
MEDIAN: $59,780
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$10.30 - $39.75
(Median)
$10
$18
$40
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,673 - $98,833  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
Profit Sharing
$11,500  
Commission
$3,500  
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).
)
$38,519 - $100,069  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 264
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $39.75  
   
Overtime
$34.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
   
Commission
$3,500  
Profit Sharing
$11,500  
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).
)
$38,519 - $100,069  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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.

Read More...

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


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


At the upper end, Education Program Management Directors who move into an Executive Director role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Executive Directors is a much higher $74K per year. Becoming a Non-Profit Executive Director or an Education Program Director is often the next step for an Education Program Management Director.

Program Management Director, Education Job Listings

Search for more jobs:


Education Program Management Directors generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, facility with Training Program Development, Curriculum Planning, and People Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 25 percent, 6 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Competency in Operations Management frequently indicates knowledge of Program Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Program Management Director, Education

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Education Program Management Directors. During the first five years of their careers, Education Program Management Directors see a median income of $47K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $53K. Education Program Management Directors see a median salary of $64K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Education Program Management Directors who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $75K.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Program Management Director, Education Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$59,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Program Management Director, Education Salaries

Training Program Development
up arrow 25%

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 6%

People Management
up arrow 5%

Program Management
up arrow 2%

Operations Management
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$59,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 12%
ADVERTISEMENT