Engagement Manager Salary

On average, Engagement Managers in the United States earn six-figure salaries ($96K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Overall cash earnings for Engagement Managers stretch from $48K on the lower end to $165K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $30K from bonuses and $12K from profit sharing. Career length is the main element affecting pay for this group — the particular city and the particular employer are driving factors as well. For the most part, Engagement Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Male Engagement Managers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 55 percent of the field. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$48,439 - $145,184
(Median)
$48K
$96K
$150K
MEDIAN: $95,521
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$12.10 - $68.21
(Median)
$12
$34
$68
MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$48,439 - $145,184  
   
Bonus
$1,957 - $29,523  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $12,234  
Commission
$6,040 - $52,086  
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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$48,480 - $165,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 825
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$12.10 - $68.21  
   
Overtime
$41.84  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,957 - $29,523  
   
Commission
$6,040 - $52,086  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $12,234  
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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$48,480 - $165,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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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


Engagement Managers fill the offices of leading firms Syntel, Inc., Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, IMS Health Inc, TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED, and Mu Sigma. For Engagement Managers, comfortable salaries can be found at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp; in fact, median earnings sit around $140K, the highest in the area.

Popular Skills for Engagement Manager


Survey results imply that Engagement Managers deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at work. Most notably, facility with Business Development, Consulting Management, and IT Consulting are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 40 percent, 29 percent, and 24 percent, respectively. Those listing Social Media Marketing as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Oral / Verbal Communication and Operations Management also typically command lower compensation. Most people experienced in 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 rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $69K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $99K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $121K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $135K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $101,623

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

Charlotte offers some of the highest pay in the country for Engagement Managers, 33 percent above the national average. Engagement Managers will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+28 percent), Atlanta (+26 percent), San Jose (+26 percent), and Seattle (+23 percent). Engagement Managers in Washington take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 24 percent less than the national average. Denver and Portland are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 20 percent lower and 16 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects Engagement Manager Salaries



National Average
$102,000



Skills That Affect Engagement Manager Salaries

Business Development
up arrow 40%






Business Analysis
up arrow 6%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$102,000

Budget Management
up arrow 8%


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 23%

Operations Management
up arrow 30%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 45%

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 53%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 129 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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