Education Program Manager Salary

Education Program Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $52K per year. Total incomes of Education Program Managers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $14K from bonuses and close to $15K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $36K and $90K. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Education Program Managers far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Most Education Program Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$36,687 - $86,405
(Median)
$37K
$52K
$86K
MEDIAN: $51,941
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50%
90%

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$12.46 - $45.30
(Median)
$12
$21
$45
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$36,687 - $86,405  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,341  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $15,205  
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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$35,687 - $89,502  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 976
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.46 - $45.30  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.29  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,341  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $15,205  
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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$35,687 - $89,502  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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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 large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Customer Relations, Strategic Planning, Training Program Development, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 15 percent. Those listing Program Development as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Training and People Management also typically command lower compensation. The majority of those who know Program Management also know 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.


Education Program Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $47K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $54K. Education Program Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $61K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $69K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,860

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

For those looking to make money, Education Program Managers in Minneapolis enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 35 percent above the national average. Education Program Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+29 percent), Phoenix (+15 percent), New York (+13 percent), and Washington (+8 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Austin Education Program Managers earning much less — 32 percent less — than the national average. Employers in Chicago and Houston also lean toward paying below-median salaries (7 percent less).

Education Program Manager Reviews

What is it like working as an Education Program Manager?

Education Program Manager in Washington:
"Lots Of Hard Work But Continually Fulfilling."
Pros: I love building programs that empower and motivate teachers to be change agents in their classrooms and schools.
Cons: The endless emails and random projects that pop up.

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Experience Affects Education Program Manager Salaries




National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Education Program Manager Salaries

Customer Relations
up arrow 15%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 7%

Training Program Development
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Budget Management
up arrow 3%

Program Management
up arrow 1%

Event Planning
0%

National Average
$52,000

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 4%

Budgeting
up arrow 4%

Marketing Management
up arrow 4%

People Management
up arrow 13%

Training
up arrow 14%

Program Development
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 182 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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