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Program Management Director, Education Salary

Education Program Management Directors in the United States pull down an average of $57K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women make up the majority of Education Program Management Directors (69 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,935 - $92,371
(Median)
$37K
$57K
$92K
MEDIAN: $56,669
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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
$36,935 - $92,371  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,237  
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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$35,714 - $92,649  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 305
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 - $10,237  
   
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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$35,714 - $92,649  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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 who transition into an Executive Director role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $74K per year. 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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Education Program Management Directors note just a narrow range of job skills. Those familiar with Curriculum Planning, People Management and Program Management will likely experience a boost in pay, earning between 8 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 with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $48K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $54K. Education Program Management Directors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $59K. 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 $73K.

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Experience Affects Program Management Director, Education Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$56,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

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 100 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 13%