Education Program Manager Salary

For Education Program Managers, annual average wages total $54K per year. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Education Program Managers making up 77 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,240 - $87,038
$39K
$54K
$87K
MEDIAN: $54,491
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50%
90%

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$11.92 - $34.52
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MEDIAN: $23.40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,240 - $87,038  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,199  
Profit Sharing
$9,000  
Total Pay (?
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$38,634 - $87,532  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 555
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $34.52  
   
Overtime
$13.91 - $45.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,199  
   
Profit Sharing
$9,000  
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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$38,634 - $87,532  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48

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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 report using a large range of skills on the job. 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 seem to negatively impact pay include Training, Marketing Communications, and Budgeting. The majority of those who know Curriculum Planning also know Training Program Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Education Program Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Education Program Managers, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $49K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $56K. On average, Education Program Managers make $64K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $70K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,480

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

With a pay rate for Education Program Managers that is 37 percent greater than the national average, Minneapolis offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Education Program Managers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+29 percent), Boston (+27 percent), Dallas (+23 percent), and New York (+12 percent). San Diego is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 12 percent. Two other places where employers salaries are below the median are Los Angeles and Houston (7 percent lower).

Education Program Manager Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Education Program Manager

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 90 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Education Program Manager Salaries

▲28%

▲17%

▲2%

National Average
$54,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Education Program Manager Salaries

Customer Relations
▲10%







Program Management
▼0%

National Average
$54,000

People Management
▼3%

Customer Service
▼8%

Budgeting
▼8%

Strategic Planning
▼8%

Training Management
▼8%

Marketing Communications
▼14%

Training
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 90 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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