Education Program Manager Salary

Education Program Managers in the United States take home an average $55K per year. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Education Program Managers make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. Work is enjoyable for Education Program Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,221 - $86,914
$39K
$55K
$87K
MEDIAN: $54,724
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50%
90%

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$12.51 - $32.00
$13
$23
$32
MEDIAN: $22.99
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,221 - $86,914  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,955  
Profit Sharing
$8,000  
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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$38,297 - $86,906  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 577
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.51 - $32.00  
   
Overtime
$13.91 - $45.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,955  
   
Profit Sharing
$8,000  
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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$38,297 - $86,906  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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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 educational programs by defining desired outcomes, monitoring objectives, and communicating goals.
  • Create, maintain, and disseminate marketing materials and success stories.
  • Manage day-to-day interactions with administrators and outside bodies, including reporting.
  • Provide instructional guidance, curriculum, methodologies, and/or tools to educators.

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Popular Skills for Education Program Manager


Education Program Managers seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Customer Relations, Program Development, Training Program Development, and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 10 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Training, Marketing Communications, and Budgeting. Most people familiar with Curriculum Planning also know Training Program Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Education Program Manager

Pay by Experience for an Education Program Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Education Program Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 258 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Education Program Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 230 salaries. An experienced Education Program Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 175 salaries. An Education Program Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 60 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,610

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

For Education Program Managers, working in the bustling city of Minneapolis has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Education Program Managers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+29 percent), Boston (+26 percent), Dallas (+23 percent), and New York (+12 percent). The lowest-paying market is San Diego, which sits 12 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Los Angeles and Houston (8 percent less).

Education Program Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Education Program Manager?

Education Program Manager in Milwaukee:
"Growth through collaboration."
Pros: Planning, budgeting, logistics, project management, relationship building, innovation, entrepreneurship with internal and external customers.
Cons: Lack of resources, time to implement things that will take us to the next level.

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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Key Stats for Education Program Manager

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 98 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Education Program Manager Salaries

▲28%

▲17%

▲2%

National Average
$55,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Education Program Manager Salaries

Customer Relations
▲10%







Program Management
▼0%

National Average
$55,000

People Management
▼3%

Customer Service
▼8%

Strategic Planning
▼8%

Training Management
▼8%

Budgeting
▼9%

Marketing Communications
▼14%

Training
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 10%
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