How much does a Program Director make?

Updated May 15, 2021

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$75,157 /yr
Average Base Pay

5,189 salaries

$39K

Low

$75K

Average

$146K

High

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The national average salary for a Program Director is $75,157 in United States. Filter by location to see Program Director salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 5,189 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Program Director employees.

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YMCA
3.9

YMCA

Program Director

$41,498

 /yr
Range: $14K - $85K
283 salaries
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$14K

$85K

$13,539 - $85,322 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Program Director

$168,354

 /yr
Range: $52K - $284K

$52K

$284K

$51,562 - $284,139 Range

The MENTOR Network
3.4

The MENTOR Network

Program Director

$43,048

 /yr
Range: $26K - $73K

$26K

$73K

$25,863 - $73,000 Range

Healogics
3.3

Healogics

Program Director

$93,137

 /yr
Range: $65K - $134K

$65K

$134K

$64,833 - $134,138 Range

Boys & Girls Clubs of America
3.9

Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Program Director

$35,700

 /yr
Range: $19K - $70K

$19K

$70K

$18,845 - $70,375 Range

The Salvation Army
3.4

The Salvation Army

Program Director

$38,215

 /yr
Range: $20K - $87K

$20K

$87K

$19,729 - $86,514 Range

RehabCare
2.9

RehabCare

Program Director - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $12 - $54

$12

$54

$12 - $54 Range

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AOL
3.8

AOL

Program Director

$129,679

 /yr
Range: $61K - $145K

$61K

$145K

$60,873 - $145,316 Range

Booster Enterprises
4.2

Booster Enterprises

Program Director

$32,945

 /yr
Range: $25K - $55K

$25K

$55K

$24,966 - $54,545 Range

UnitedHealth Group
3.6

UnitedHealth Group

Program Director

$125,690

 /yr
Range: $88K - $160K

$88K

$160K

$88,309 - $159,703 Range

CSC
3.7

CSC

Program Director

$143,539

 /yr
Range: $74K - $225K

$74K

$225K

$73,569 - $225,188 Range

Mindtree
3.9

Mindtree

Program Director

$139,817

 /yr
Range: $104K - $190K

$104K

$190K

$103,969 - $189,633 Range

NIH
4.4

NIH

Program Director

$104,484

 /yr
Range: $45K - $164K

$45K

$164K

$45,000 - $164,377 Range

Jenny Craig
3.3

Jenny Craig

Program Director - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $9 - $16

$9

$16

$9 - $16 Range

Volunteers of America
3.2

Volunteers of America

Program Director

$45,781

 /yr
Range: $22K - $84K

$22K

$84K

$22,419 - $83,695 Range

Georgetown University
4.3

Georgetown University

Program Director

$56,951

 /yr
Range: $42K - $78K

$42K

$78K

$41,848 - $77,783 Range

The Little Gym
4.3

The Little Gym

Program Director

$35,181

 /yr
Range: $28K - $47K

$28K

$47K

$28,073 - $47,329 Range

Ericsson-Worldwide
4

Ericsson-Worldwide

Program Director

$166,286

 /yr
Range: $117K - $208K

$117K

$208K

$116,627 - $207,611 Range

Dungarvin
2.9

Dungarvin

Program Director

$43,565

 /yr
Range: $39K - $60K

$39K

$60K

$38,622 - $60,015 Range

Vinfen
3.3

Vinfen

Program Director

$50,283

 /yr
Range: $45K - $61K

$45K

$61K

$44,990 - $61,446 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Program Director salaries

The average salary for a Program Director is $75,157 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 5189 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Program Director employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Program Director in United States is $146,449 per year.

The lowest salary for a Program Director in United States is $38,570 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$165,559
per year
A Program Director in the Sacramento, CA Area area reported making $165,559 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sacramento, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$58,000
per year
A Program Director in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $58,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$192,000
per year
A Program Director in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $192,000 per year
Additional Pay
$50k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$218,000
per year
A Program Director in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $218,000 per year
Additional Pay
$40k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$35,937
per year
A Program Director in the Cleveland, OH Area area reported making $35,937 per year
Job Highlights
Cleveland, OH Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$180,000
per year
A Program Management Director in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $180,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$78,407
per year
A Program Director in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $78,407 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
 
Full-time
1 to 50 employees
$89,297
per year
A Program Director in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $89,297 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$59,000
per year
A Program Director in the Missoula, MT Area area reported making $59,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Missoula, MT Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
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