$112,916
Avg. Salary
$15.68
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$14,972

Bonus

$5,087

Profit Sharing

$5,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Program Management Director is $15.68 per hour.

The average pay for a Program Management Director is $112,916 per year.

$13.09
10%
$15.68
50%
$36.06
90%
MEDIAN $15.68
$49k
10%
$113k
50%
$169k
90%
MEDIAN $112,916
$48,888 - $169,413
$49K
$110K
$170K
MEDIAN: $112,916
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50%
90%

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$13.09 - $36.06
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$0$186K
Salary $48,888 - $169,413
Bonus $1,968 - $30,798
Profit Sharing $970 - $20,608
Commission $5,000
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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$46,038 - $186,393
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 294
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $13.09 - $36.06
Overtime $34.50
Annual Data $0$186K
Bonus $1,968 - $30,798
Commission $5,000
Profit Sharing $970 - $20,608
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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$46,038 - $186,393
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Program Management Director


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Program Management Directors sometimes move into a Director of Program Management role, where the salary is similar. Many Program Management Directors go on to become Executive Directors or Non-Profit Executive Directors despite the fact that median compensation in those roles is reportedly $58K lower and $73K lower, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Program Management Director


Survey results suggest that Program Management Directors put a wide range of professional skills to use. Fortunate workers who know Operations Management command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 23 percent above average. Those listing Training Program Development as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Customer Relationship Management and People Management also typically command lower compensation. Those proficient in People Management are, more often than not, also skilled in Project Management and Budget Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Program Management Director

Pay by Experience for a Program Management Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Program Management Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 45 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Program Management Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Program Management Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 110 salaries. A Program Management Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $151,000 based on 57 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

31%

11%

National Average: $115,978

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

Home to some of the best pay for Program Management Directors, Chicago offers exceptional salaries, 14 percent above the national average. Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Program Management Directors in Cincinnati earning a whopping 58 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Baltimore and Portland (52 percent lower and 51 percent lower, respectively).

Program Management Director Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Program Management Director?

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Key Stats for Program Management Director

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
30%

Experience Affects Program Management Director Salaries

▲30%

▲12%

National Average
$116,000

▼31%

▼54%

Skills That Affect Program Management Director Salaries

Operations Management
▲41%




National Average
$116,000



Training Program Development
▼51%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 9%