PROGRAM DIRECTOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$66,000
$36,000
Min 10%
$66,000
Median 50%
$121,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
VMware
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
3.3 years
How much does a program director make?
The national average salary for a Program Director in the U.S. is $66,276 annually or $31.86 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $121,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $36,000. Health Care companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The best states for high paying Program Director jobs are Washington, Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, and Utah. Most Program Directors spend 3.3 years in the position.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Director
$96,473

Average Program Director Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Program Director makes. Health Care companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. VMware and Comcast are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like Jacobs Engineering Group and Equant pay their Program Directors very well.

Average Program Director Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Program Director in the United States is $66,276 per year or $31.86 per hour. Program Directors make the most in Seattle, WA at about $75,418 per year. Even an entry-level Program Director makes $45,000 per year in Seattle, WA. Some of the states with the best Program Director salaries are Washington, Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Utah, Oregon, and South Dakota. The lowest earning states are New Mexico, Oklahoma, Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Seattle, WA
$75,418
2
San Francisco, CA
$72,622
3
Portland, OR
$69,740
4
Boulder, CO
$65,692
5
New York, NY
$64,049

Average Program Director Salary By Industry

Wages for Program Directors can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Manufacturing companies, Internet companies, and Health Care companies pay their Program Directors well. Manufacturing companies pay their Program Directors the highest wages, averaging $75,412 per year. Internet companies and Health Care companies pay well too, at $72,087 and $67,132, respectively. The types of companies that pay Program Directors the least are in the Finance industry, where the average annual salary is $61,123.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Manufacturing
$75,412
2
Internet
$72,087
3
Health Care
$67,132
4
Hospitality
$63,703
5
Professional
$63,487

RECENTLY ADDED Program Director SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Divine House
Program Director
10/31/2019
$36,523
State of Indiana
Program Director
Indianapolis, IN
10/31/2019
$33,748
Erie Arts & Culture
Program Director
10/31/2019
$46,000
YMCA
Program Director
Phoenix, AZ
10/31/2019
$33,656
Let It Shine Gymnastics Inc.
Program Director
Nashville, TN
10/31/2019
$37,566
YMCA
Program Director
Buffalo, NY
10/31/2019
$43,300
YMCA
Program Director
10/31/2019
$40,000
Humanistic Alternatives To Addiction Research & Treatment, Inc. (Haart)
Program Director
Oakland, CA
10/31/2019
$90,000
YMCA
Program Director
10/31/2019
$48,000
University of Notre Dame
Program Director
10/29/2019
$52,139
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