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Education Program Manager Salary

An average Education Program Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $51K per year. Cash earnings of Education Program Managers can occasionally include $15K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $35K to almost $88K. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Education Program Managers (82 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. 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.
$35,621 - $85,825
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$36K
$51K
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MEDIAN: $51,404
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$14.19 - $36.62
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$35,621 - $85,825  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,781  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $15,249  
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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$34,979 - $87,983  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 786
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.19 - $36.62  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,781  
   
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $15,249  
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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$34,979 - $87,983  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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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


Survey takers working as Education Program Managers report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Customer Service, Training Program Development, Project Management, and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 6 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Training and People Management. Most people familiar with 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.


For Education Program Managers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $53K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $47K. Education Program Managers bring in $58K after working for 10 to 20 years. Education Program Managers who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $69K.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 121 percent, Education Program Managers in Phoenix receive some of the highest pay in the country. Education Program Managers will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+33 percent), Washington (+12 percent), Cleveland (+11 percent), and Los Angeles (+8 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Education Program Managers is geography, with workers in Austin earning a whopping 33 percent below the national average. On the whole, employers pay 5 percent below the median salary for those in this field in Chicago and Atlanta.

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
$51,000


Skills That Affect Education Program Manager Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 6%



Budget Management
up arrow 2%

Program Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$51,000

Event Planning
up arrow 1%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Budgeting
up arrow 2%

Curriculum Planning
up arrow 3%

People Management
up arrow 12%

Training
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 208 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 8%