Program Management Director, Education Salary

Nearly one-half of Education Program Management Directors in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $36K to $96K per year, and the average comes out to $57K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Education Program Management Directors report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,370 - $95,325
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$37K
$57K
$95K
MEDIAN: $56,758
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$9.66 - $28.60
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$9
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$37,370 - $95,325  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,197  
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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$35,535 - $95,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 274
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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 - $10,197  
   
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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$35,535 - $95,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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. With an annual salary of $59K, Non-Profit Executive Director is the most common role for Education Program Management Directors to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into an Education Program Director role — which usually pays $54K — is also typical for Education Program Management Directors, though less common by comparison.

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Education Program Management Directors only report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Curriculum Planning, People Management, Program Management, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 12 percent.

Pay by Experience Level for Program Management Director, Education

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $45K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $52K on average. Education Program Management Directors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $58K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $69K on average.

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Experience Affects Program Management Director, Education Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$56,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Program Management Director, Education Salaries

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 12%

People Management
up arrow 11%


Operations Management
up arrow 6%

National Average
$56,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 14%
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