Program Evaluator Salary

Earnings for Program Evaluators in the United States come in at around $55K annually on average. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and more than half earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Program Evaluators is high. Female Program Evaluators make up most of the survey respondents at 74 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$37,221 - $84,311
$37K
$55K
$84K
MEDIAN: $55,250
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$12.67 - $35.97
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MEDIAN: $21.12
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$37,221 - $84,311  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,534  
Profit Sharing
$737  
Total Pay (?
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$32,817 - $82,157  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 122
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.67 - $35.97  
   
Overtime
$21.72  
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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$32,817 - $82,157  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Program Evaluator

Pay by Experience for a Program Evaluator has a positive trend. An entry-level Program Evaluator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 95 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Program Evaluator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Program Evaluator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 38 salaries. A Program Evaluator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,281

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

With a pay rate for Program Evaluators that is 31 percent greater than the national average, Washington offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Program Evaluators will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+22 percent) and New York (+22 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Program Evaluators is geography, with workers in Phoenix earning a whopping 48 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Chicago (12 percent lower) and Los Angeles (8 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Program Evaluator

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Program Evaluator Salaries

Late-Career
▲45%

▲25%

▲22%

National Average
$51,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Program Evaluator Salaries

Statistical Analysis
▲36%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲19%


Database Management & Reporting
▲14%

Proposal Writing
▲11%

Grant Writing
▲10%



National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 19%
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