Director of Program Management Salary

The average pay for a Director of Program Management is $131,880 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Strategic Project Management and Team Leadership. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$71,565 - $172,783
$72K
$130K
$170K
MEDIAN: $133,048
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$0$198K
Salary $71,565 - $172,783
Bonus $4,982 - $33,952
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $25,859
Commission $43,250
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$69,848 - $198,318
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 243

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Job Description for Director of Program Management

Directors of program management are responsible for ensuring that current company programs are effectively executed. They are in charge of delivering a positive customer experience by providing excellent support options, as well as analyze programs to increase profitability while minimizing use of company resources. These directors manage a group of professionals and participate in mentoring sessions to improve subordinates' morale and abilities. Other tasks performed by these directors include supervising and coordinating day-to-day project activities, developing a business vision, and implementing corporate values.

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Director of Program Management Tasks

  • Communicate between product and technology groups to ensure the program creates high quality products.
  • Oversee a team of project managers to create products.
  • Define and disseminate organization-wide program management tools, metrics, and standards.
  • Oversee testing, failure cases, documentation, and deployment to facilitate creation of the best products.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Program Management

Pay by Experience for a Director of Program Management has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Program Management with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Program Management with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $128,000 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Director of Program Management which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $147,000 based on 173 salaries. A Director of Program Management with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $154,000 based on 93 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $144,318

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Director of Program Management

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
33%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Director of Program Management Salaries

▲7%

▲2%

National Average
$144,000

▼11%

▼48%

Skills That Affect Director of Program Management Salaries

Strategic Project Management
▲23%

Team Leadership
▲19%

Business Development
▲7%

Portfolio Management
▲7%

Product Development
▲6%

Strategic Planning
▲3%

National Average
$144,000

Project Management
▼1%




Budget Management
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 6%
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