Program Evaluator Salary

Program Evaluators in the United States can expect wages of $55K per year on average. Earnings generally vary between $34K and $84K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Most Program Evaluators survey respondents are women (72 percent). The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$34,012 - $80,236
(Median)
$34K
$55K
$80K
MEDIAN: $55,331
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$14.95 - $55.00
(Median)
$15
$23
$55
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,012 - $80,236  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,660  
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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$33,551 - $83,962  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 96
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.95 - $55.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,660  
   
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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$33,551 - $83,962  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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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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Program Evaluators seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Statistical Analysis, Oral / Verbal Communication, Proposal Writing, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 17 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Database Management & Reporting and Technical Writing. Data Analysis and Research Analysis are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Program Evaluator

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $49K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $58K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $70K. 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 $76K.

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Experience Affects Program Evaluator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Program Evaluator Salaries

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 17%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 14%

Proposal Writing
up arrow 6%

Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$54,000

Research Analysis
up arrow 2%

Technical Writing
up arrow 4%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 17%
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