Education Program Manager Salary (United States)

A typical Education Program Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $50,901 per year. The pay spectrum stretches from $34,692 to $87,255 per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing—peaking near $13,000 and $15,272, respectively—total cash payment can bottom out near $35,481 or peak near $85,585. Residency is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most workers in this profession enjoy health benefits; medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and more than half earn vision coverage. Most Education Program Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Education Program Manager Salary (?
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$35,481 - $85,585
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MEDIAN: $51,256
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Education Program Manager Salary (?
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$13.87 - $33.80
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$35,481 - $85,585  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,000  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $15,272  
Total Pay (?
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$34,692 - $87,255  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 725
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$13.87 - $33.80  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.85  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $15,272  
Total Pay (?
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$34,692 - $87,255  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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Job Description for Education Program Manager

The primary role of the education program manager is to collaborate with clients to deliver the smooth, effective educational experiences. This is achieved primarily through actively gathering and analyzing client feedback to determine which aspects of the relationship can be enhanced and improved. To help improve programs, these managers must attend and participate in client meetings, contributing to the discussion and providing support. Although the program manager may spend a majority of work in meetings or in interaction with various clients, a significant amount of time is also spent in the office, analyzing data.
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Education Program Manager Tasks
  • Manage day-to-day interactions with administrators and outside bodies, including reporting.
  • Provide instructional guidance, curriculum, methodologies, and/or tools to educators.
  • Manage educational programs by defining desired outcomes, monitoring objectives, and communicating goals.
  • Create, maintain, and disseminate marketing materials and success stories.

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Popular Skills for Education Program Manager

Education Program Managers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Training Program Development and Project Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 6 percent and 5 percent respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Training, People Management, and Event Planning. Most people skilled in Program Management are similarly competent in Curriculum Planning and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Education Program Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many Education Program Managers, experience and pay seem to be weakly connected; experience does not necessarily lead to more money. Salaries can reach $53K from $46K after five to 10 years. Those with one to two decades of experience under their belt tend to see salaries around $57K. After a couple decades on the job, Education Program Managers see only modest salary growth, with pay averaging $69K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 26 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 1 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 10 percent. Most employees in this workforce have between one and nine years of experience; more than half of those surveyed fall within this distribution.

Pay Difference By Location

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$51,000
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Surpassing the national average by 63 percent, Education Program Managers in Phoenix receive some of the highest pay in the country. Education Program Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+33 percent), Baltimore (+23 percent), Washington (+12 percent), and New York (+8 percent). Education Program Managers in Austin take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 25 percent less than the national average. Chicago and Atlanta are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median—salaries hover around -11 percent and -6 percent, respectively.

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Experience Affects Education Program Manager Salaries

National Average
$51,000

Skills That Affect Education Program Manager Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 207 votes.

Gender

Female
83%
female alumni
 
Male
17%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 9%
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