Director of Special Projects Salary

A Director of Special Projects earns an average salary of $75,833 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Leadership is associated with high pay for this job.

$49,122 - $144,767
$49K
$83K
$140K
MEDIAN: $83,439
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50%
90%

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$15.30 - $58.72
$15
$22
$59
MEDIAN: $21.99
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$0$155K
Salary $49,122 - $144,767
Bonus $2,959 - $45,615
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$44,311 - $155,472
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 111
Hourly Data $0$58
Hourly Rate $15.30 - $58.72
Overtime $27.00
Annual Data $0$155K
Bonus $2,959 - $45,615
Profit Sharing $1,000
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).
)
$44,311 - $155,472
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Director of Special Projects

  • Manage and oversee a team responsible for specialized projects by providing team with clear expectations, training, and support.
  • Research, document, and provide in-depth analysis of proposed initiatives to solve complex problems.
  • Establish strategies, priorities, and business requirements to drive business results.

Director of Special Projects Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Special Projects

Pay by Experience for a Director of Special Projects has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Special Projects with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 41 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Special Projects with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Director of Special Projects which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 38 salaries. A Director of Special Projects with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $124,000 based on 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $79,658

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Key Stats for Director of Special Projects

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Director of Special Projects Salaries

Late-Career
▲55%

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
$80,000

Mid-Career
▼12%

Entry-Level
▼25%

Skills That Affect Director of Special Projects Salaries

Leadership
▲5%

National Average
$80,000


Operations Management
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 16%