Engagement Manager Salary

Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Engagement Managers. The median take-home amount in this area is around $103K, and on average, just over two-fifths of that final number comes from commissions. In the world of Engagement Managers, overall income ranges from $49K near the bottom to $165K at the top; this can include more than $30K from bonuses and more than $20K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is location, followed by years of experience and the specific company. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Though the majority of Engagement Managers do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role.

$48,749 - $144,055
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$49K
$97K
$140K
MEDIAN: $96,657
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$12.23 - $66.98
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$12
$38
$67
MEDIAN: $37.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$48,749 - $144,055  
   
Bonus
$1,923 - $29,533  
Profit Sharing
$640 - $19,653  
Commission
$10,000 - $51,000  
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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$48,894 - $165,370  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 674
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 (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,923 - $29,533  
   
Commission
$10,000 - $51,000  
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).
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$48,894 - $165,370  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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


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


Engagement Managers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Lucky workers who know Consulting Management can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 24 percent above average. IT Consulting and Data Analysis are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 21 percent and 24 percent. Social Media Marketing and Customer Relationship Management, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay. Most people skilled in Client Interaction are similarly competent in 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. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $71K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $98K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Between one and two decades on the job, average salaries pass the six-figure mark at around $120K. 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 $135K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For Engagement Managers, Philadelphia provides a pay rate that is 25 percent greater than the national average. Engagement Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Atlanta (+22 percent), New York (+21 percent), Chicago (+21 percent), and San Jose (+21 percent). Engagement Managers in Portland earn salaries far below the national average by 42 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Employers also pay below the national average in Washington (25 percent lower) and Denver (23 percent lower).

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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 112 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: 70% employee benefits None: 5%
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