Program Management Director, Education Salary

Slightly less than three-fifths 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 $38K to $104K per year, and the average comes out to $66K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Education Program Management Directors making up 75 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$40,263 - $104,361
$40K
$65K
$100K
MEDIAN: $64,950
10%
50%
90%

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$13.66 - $35.77
$14
$22
$36
MEDIAN: $21.94
10%
50%
90%

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$0$104K
Salary $40,263 - $104,361
Bonus $0.00 - $15,205
Profit Sharing $990 - $19,727
Commission $7,500
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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$38,908 - $104,737
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 608
Hourly Data $0$57
Hourly Rate $13.66 - $35.77
Overtime $34.97
Annual Data $0$104K
Bonus $0.00 - $15,205
Commission $7,500
Profit Sharing $990 - $19,727
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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$38,908 - $104,737
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

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

  • Manage the implementation and evaluation of programs and activities including curricula review, program development and textbook review.
  • Oversee program delivery processes, ensuring effective and efficient planning, preparation, delivery, and follow-up.

Common Career Paths for Program Management Director, Education


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At the upper end, Education Program Management Directors who move into an Executive Director role may earn a little more as the latter position has a median salary of $75K per year. Education Program Management Directors most frequently become Non-Profit Executive Directors and Education Program Directors even though median compensation is $5K lower and $10K lower, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Program Management Director, Education

Pay by Experience for a Program Management Director, Education has a positive trend. An entry-level Program Management Director, Education with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 98 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Program Management Director, Education with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 117 salaries. An experienced Program Management Director, Education which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 162 salaries. A Program Management Director, Education with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 76 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,733

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

For those looking to make money, Education Program Management Directors in Phoenix enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 55 percent above the national average. Education Program Management Directors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+31 percent), Philadelphia (+30 percent), Washington (+26 percent), and Dallas (+19 percent). In Chicago, salaries are 8 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Key Stats for Program Management Director, Education

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 99 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Program Management Director, Education Salaries

▲25%

▲11%

National Average
$64,000

▼2%

▼22%

Skills That Affect Program Management Director, Education Salaries

Training Program Development
▲13%


Program Development
▲6%


Budget Management
▲2%

Operations Management
▼0%

National Average
$64,000

People Management
▼2%

Curriculum Planning
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 17%