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Program Evaluator Salary

The average Program Evaluator in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $55K per year. The pay spectrum stretches from $33K to $83K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Program Evaluators making up 74 percent. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$34,012 - $78,461
(Median)
$34K
$55K
$78K
MEDIAN: $55,023
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$14.75 - $59.60
(Median)
$15
$23
$60
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,012 - $78,461  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,613  
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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$33,223 - $82,653  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 86
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$14.75 - $59.60  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,613  
   
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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$33,223 - $82,653  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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 report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Statistical Analysis, Oral / Verbal Communication, and Proposal Writing are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 21 percent, 12 percent, and 11 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Technical Writing. Competency in Data Analysis frequently indicates knowledge of Research Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Program Evaluator

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


For many Program Evaluators, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $49K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $60K. Program Evaluators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $62K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $76K on average.

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Experience Affects Program Evaluator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Program Evaluator Salaries

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 21%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 12%

Proposal Writing
up arrow 11%

National Average
$54,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Research Analysis
up arrow 1%

Technical Writing
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 18%