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Program Management Director, Education Salary

The majority of Education Program Management Directors in the United States — approximately one-half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $35K to $94K per year, and the median is $56K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
$36,415 - $93,406
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MEDIAN: $55,539
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$9.91 - $28.85
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$36,415 - $93,406  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,000  
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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$35,199 - $94,321  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 391
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.91 - $28.85  
   
Overtime
$14.74 - $45.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,000  
   
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).
)
$35,199 - $94,321  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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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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For Education Program Management Directors, career progression to an Executive Director role may result in a considerable increase in compensation. On average, an Executive Director, an upper-level role, can earn $74K annually. Going from Education Program Management Director to Non-Profit Executive Director is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are $59K. Many others choose to work as Education Program Directors, where pay is typically $54K.

Program Management Director, Education Job Listings

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Education Program Management Directors note just a narrow range of job skills. Those who have experience with Curriculum Planning, People Management, and Program Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills, typically earning between 11 percent to 14 percent more than 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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Education Program Management Directors. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $46K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $53K on average. For Education Program Management Directors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $58K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $73K.

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Experience Affects Program Management Director, Education Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Program Management Director, Education Salaries

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 14%

People Management
up arrow 14%


National Average
$55,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 150 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 14%