Education Program Management Directors who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up nearly three-fifths of Education Program Management Directors. Pay fluctuates from $39K to $111K per year, but expected earnings average $65K per year. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Education Program Management Directors making up 79 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Education Program Management Directors. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,739 - $108,029
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$40K
$65K
$110K
MEDIAN: $64,594
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$12.70 - $40.06
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$13
$20
$40
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,739 - $108,029  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,170  
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
Total Pay (?
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$38,752 - $110,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 290
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.70 - $40.06  
   
Overtime
$36.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,170  
   
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
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).
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$38,752 - $110,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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.

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Education Program Management Directors who become Executive Directors position may earn slightly higher salaries. The median income for that position is $75K per year. Education Program Management Directors most often move into positions as Non-Profit Executive Directors or Education Program Directors. Non-Profit Executive Directors actually earn $4K less on average, however, and Education Program Directors earn $9K less per year than Education Program Management Directors do.

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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 with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $54K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $61K. Education Program Management Directors see a median salary of $70K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $82K.

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Experience Affects Program Management Director, Education Salaries



National Average
$64,000



Skills That Affect Program Management Director, Education Salaries

Training Program Development
up arrow 34%


Program Development
up arrow 6%

Budget Management
up arrow 2%

Program Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$64,000

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

People Management
up arrow 2%

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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