Median pay for Program Evaluators in the United States is around $54K per year. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Female Program Evaluators make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Program Evaluators is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,452 - $82,127
(Median)
$36K
$54K
$82K
MEDIAN: $54,327
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$12.44 - $38.79
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$12
$21
$39
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,452 - $82,127  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,534  
Profit Sharing
$737  
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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$32,500 - $81,470  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 118
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.44 - $38.79  
   
Overtime
$22.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,534  
   
Profit Sharing
$737  
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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$32,500 - $81,470  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Job Description for Program Evaluator

Program evaluators are often employed by companies who are looking to have their business as a whole (or a certain sector of their business) examined in terms of efficiency and usefulness. Program evaluators also may be employed before a company launches a program to assess if it will be profitable. People interested in this position can find job opportunities in the public and private sectors, including both for-profit and non-profit organizations.

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Program Evaluator Tasks

  • Interpret findings and suggest program changes.
  • Collect, examine, and translate program data.
  • Facilitate communication of data between the organization and the public.
  • Perform program evaluation and quality assessment.
  • Propose improvements to data collection methods.

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Pay by Experience Level for Program Evaluator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $45K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $62K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Program Evaluators make a median salary of $62K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $75K.

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Experience Affects Program Evaluator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%



National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Program Evaluator Salaries

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 38%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 21%

Proposal Writing
up arrow 13%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 13%


Grant Writing
up arrow 11%


Data Analysis
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National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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