The average salary for a Program Management Director is $131,100.
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Job Description for Program Management Director
The primarily role that program management directors fill is providing leadership and oversight for the program or project managers within a company. As the programs that the managers lead have the potential for great diversity and varying scope, program management directors must be extremely flexible and adaptable with the amount of oversight and direction they provide. The oversight portion of this position principally includes coordinating different programs and projects, as well as coordin…Read more
Program Management Director 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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Popular Skills for Program Management Director
Skills in Program Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Budget Management, People Management and Project Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Program Management Director
An early career Program Management Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $76,449 based on 27 salaries. A mid-career Program Management Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,227 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Program Management Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $134,102 based on 108 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $150,393.
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Employees with Program Management Director in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 14.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (14.4% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (8.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (23.7% less), Phoenix, Arizona (21.3% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.0% less).
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