Engagement Manager Salary

Commissions constitute a big slice (close to a third on average) of overall compensation for Engagement Managers, and the median take-home for this group lies near $103K. Final cash compensation to Engagement Managers varies from around $49K to approximately $166K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $29K and $20K, respectively. This group's pay is mainly influenced by career length, followed by the particular city and the particular employer. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage.

$48,934 - $144,269
(Median)
$49K
$97K
$140K
MEDIAN: $96,698
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$12.23 - $66.98
(Median)
$12
$38
$67
MEDIAN: $37.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$48,934 - $144,269  
   
Bonus
$1,935 - $29,497  
Profit Sharing
$640 - $19,653  
Commission
$9,826 - $51,285  
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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$49,140 - $165,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 663
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$12.23 - $66.98  
   
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.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,935 - $29,497  
   
Commission
$9,826 - $51,285  
Profit Sharing
$640 - $19,653  
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).
)
$49,140 - $165,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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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


Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp offers the most; Engagement Managers earn $140K on average there.

Popular Skills for Engagement Manager


Engagement Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, facility with Consulting Management, IT Consulting, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 23 percent, 22 percent, and 21 percent, respectively. Social Media Marketing and Customer Relationship Management as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks. For most people, competency in Client Interaction indicates knowledge of 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 generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. 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. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $121K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $135K.

Pay Difference by Location


Charlotte is home to an above-average pay rate for Engagement Managers, 31 percent higher than the national average. Engagement Managers will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+25 percent), Atlanta (+22 percent), New York (+21 percent), and San Jose (+21 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. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Denver (23 percent less) and San Francisco (6 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 113 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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