Engagement Manager Salary

Average pay for an Engagement Manager in the United States is considerable, rounding six figures at $96K per year. Bonuses, profit sharing, and commission all factor into final incomes for Engagement Managers. Ranging between $48K near the bottom and $165K near the top, total earnings can include up to $30K from bonuses and up to $12K from profit sharing, with a high-performing minority reaping commissions of $52K. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by experience level, followed by geography and the individual firm. Men make up a slight majority of Engagement Managers (55 percent) who responded to the survey. Most Engagement Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance.

$48,439 - $145,184
(Median)
$48K
$96K
$150K
MEDIAN: $95,521
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$12.10 - $68.21
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$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 (?
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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 flock to Syntel, Inc., Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, IMS Health Inc, TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED, and Mu Sigma, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Engagement Managers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, where the average salary comes to $140K.

Popular Skills for Engagement Manager


Engagement Managers seem to wield many skills on the job. 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. 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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Engagement Managers. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $69K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $99K. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $121K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $135K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $101,623

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

Engagement Managers will find that Charlotte offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 33 percent. Engagement Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Philadelphia (+28 percent), Atlanta (+26 percent), San Jose (+26 percent), and Seattle (+23 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Washington Engagement Managers earning much less — 24 percent less — than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Denver and Portland (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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