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Engagement Manager Salary

The median total income of Engagement Managers is around $105K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (about one in three, in fact) comes from commissions. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $30K and $20K, respectively — total cash payment to Engagement Managers can bottom out near $49K or peak near $166K depending on individual performance. This group's pay is mainly influenced by experience level, followed by the particular city and the individual firm. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Engagement Managers — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction.

$48,682 - $145,125
(Median)
$49K
$98K
$150K
MEDIAN: $97,655
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50%
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 (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$48,682 - $145,125  
   
Bonus
$1,218 - $30,098  
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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$48,967 - $165,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 618
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 (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,218 - $30,098  
   
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).
)
$48,967 - $165,809  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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 offers the largest salaries in town — $140K on average.

Popular Skills for Engagement Manager


Engagement Managers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Data Analysis, IT Consulting, Consulting Management, and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 19 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Customer Relationship Management. 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.


Engagement Managers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $71K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $99K. Experienced professionals — those with 10 to 20 years in the field — see salaries in the six-figure territory, securing around $122K on average. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $138K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location


Engagement Managers will find that Philadelphia offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 22 percent. Engagement Managers will also find cushy salaries in Charlotte (+19 percent), New York (+19 percent), San Jose (+18 percent), and Seattle (+17 percent). The lowest-paying market is Washington, which sits 25 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Dallas (7 percent less) and Minneapolis (3 percent less).

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Experience Affects Engagement Manager Salaries



National Average
$105,000



Skills That Affect Engagement Manager Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 19%



People Management
up arrow 16%



Client Interaction
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Project Management
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National Average
$105,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 6%