Engagement Manager Salary

A big portion of take-home pay for Engagement Managers — roughly one in three, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $103K. Cash earnings for Engagement Managers — which occasionally include more than $29K from bonuses and more than $20K from profit sharing — stretch from around $49K to approximately $165K. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is experience level, followed by geography and the particular employer. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Engagement Managers — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,675 - $144,226

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$12.33 - $66.79

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$48,675 - $144,226  
   
Bonus
$1,493 - $29,380  
Profit Sharing
$636 - $19,727  
Commission
$10,174 - $50,715  
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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$48,792 - $165,039  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 676
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$12.33 - $66.79  
   
Overtime
$40.27 - $61.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,493 - $29,380  
   
Commission
$10,174 - $50,715  
Profit Sharing
$636 - $19,727  
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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$48,792 - $165,039  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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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 offers the largest salaries in town — $140K on average.

Popular Skills for Engagement Manager


Survey results show that Engagement Managers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, facility with Consulting Management, IT Consulting, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent, 22 percent, and 21 percent, respectively. Those listing Social Media Marketing and Customer Relationship Management as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Most people skilled in Client Interaction are similarly competent in Account Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Engagement Manager

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Engagement Managers. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $71K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $98K. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $121K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $135K.

Pay Difference by Location


Engagement Managers will find that Atlanta offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 27 percent. Engagement Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+25 percent), Chicago (+22 percent), Charlotte (+22 percent), and San Jose (+21 percent). Engagement Managers in Denver take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 32 percent less than the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Washington (25 percent less) and San Francisco (3 percent less).

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Experience Affects Engagement Manager Salaries



National Average
$103,000



Skills That Affect Engagement Manager Salaries



Data Analysis
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Project Management
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National Average
$103,000

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 108 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 5%
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