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Engagement Manager Salary

Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Engagement Managers. The median take-home amount in this area is around $105K, and on average, about one in three of that final number comes from commissions. With some bonuses approaching $30K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $20K, overall incomes of Engagement Managers spread between $49K and $166K depending on individual performance. This group's pay is mainly influenced by career length, followed by geography and the specific company. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$48,899 - $144,820
(Median)
$49K
$98K
$140K
MEDIAN: $97,547
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90%

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$12.12 - $72.13
(Median)
$12
$44
$72
MEDIAN: $44.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$48,899 - $144,820  
   
Bonus
$1,479 - $29,978  
Profit Sharing
$631 - $19,797  
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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$49,238 - $166,170  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 638
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$12.12 - $72.13  
   
Overtime
$40.27 - $61.04  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,479 - $29,978  
   
Profit Sharing
$631 - $19,797  
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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$49,238 - $166,170  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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Job Description for Engagement Manager

The engagement manager is a project lead that manages many different projects and ensures cohesion among project teams; their goal is to build productivity and morale. The engagement manager schedules and conducts meetings with both employees and clients to find solutions to conflicts and strengthen partnerships. Often, the engagement manager takes on a consulting role, but they may also be assigned to directly drive projects.

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Engagement Manager Tasks

  • Manages the customer service operations, which deals directly with customers and is the first point of contact.
  • Develops, tracks and reports key performance measurements for the unit.
  • Develops and implements process and procedures to improve operational efficiency.
  • Oversees cross functional work areas targeted to resolve issues raised by customers.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Engagement Manager


Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $140K.

Popular Skills for Engagement Manager


Engagement Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Lucky workers who know Consulting Management can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 20 percent above average. Data Analysis and IT Consulting are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 18 percent and 20 percent. Social Media Marketing and Customer Relationship Management as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks. Most people familiar with Client Interaction also know Account Management and Program Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Engagement Manager

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


Engagement Managers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $71K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $100K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $122K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $136K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Engagement Managers, Philadelphia offers exceptional salaries, 23 percent above the national average. Engagement Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Charlotte (+20 percent), New York (+19 percent), Chicago (+18 percent), and Seattle (+16 percent). Engagement Managers in Washington report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 25 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Employers in Dallas and Houston also lean toward paying below-median salaries (7 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively).

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Experience Affects Engagement Manager Salaries



National Average
$105,000



Skills That Affect Engagement Manager Salaries


Data Analysis
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Client Interaction
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Project Management
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National Average
$105,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Social Media Marketing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 115 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 6%
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