An average Education Program Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $54K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Education Program Managers making up 78 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$38,976 - $85,500
$39K
$54K
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MEDIAN: $53,684
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$12.34 - $40.74
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$38,976 - $85,500  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,314  
Profit Sharing
$8,000  
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$38,128 - $87,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 585
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.34 - $40.74  
   
Overtime
$13.97 - $45.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,314  
   
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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$38,128 - $87,280  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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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 exploit 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 11 percent. Those listing Training Management as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Training and Marketing Communications also typically command lower compensation. For most people, competency in Curriculum Planning indicates knowledge of Training Program Development.

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. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $49K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $55K. Education Program Managers see a median salary of $64K after reaching one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $70K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,823

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

For Education Program Managers, busy Seattle offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 31 percent above the national average. Education Program Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+27 percent), Dallas (+24 percent), New York (+14 percent), and San Francisco (+8 percent). The lowest-paying market is San Diego, which sits 11 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Houston and Columbus (10 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

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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
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 98 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Education Program Manager Salaries




National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Education Program Manager Salaries

Customer Relations
up arrow 11%







Program Management
0%

National Average
$54,000

People Management
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 7%

Budgeting
up arrow 7%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 7%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 13%

Training
up arrow 17%

Training Management
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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