Program Evaluator Salary

Program Evaluators in the United States pull down an average of $55K annually. Compensation ranges from $33K on the lower end to $84K per year on the higher end. The majority of Program Evaluators claim high levels of job satisfaction. Female Program Evaluators make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$34,171 - $79,902
(Median)
$34K
$55K
$80K
MEDIAN: $55,331
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$14.40 - $51.52
(Median)
$14
$23
$52
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,171 - $79,902  
   
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).
)
$32,978 - $83,519  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 98
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.40 - $51.52  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$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).
)
$32,978 - $83,519  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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.

Read More...

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.

Program Evaluator Job Listings

Search for more jobs:


Program Evaluators report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. 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 18 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Database Management & Reporting and Technical Writing. Those with knowledge of Data Analysis tend to be skilled in Research Analysis as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Program Evaluator

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


Program Evaluators with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $49K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $60K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Program Evaluators make a median salary of $70K. 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 $76K.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Program Evaluator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 31%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Program Evaluator Salaries

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 18%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 14%

Proposal Writing
up arrow 6%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$54,000

Research Analysis
up arrow 1%

Technical Writing
up arrow 4%

Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 17%
ADVERTISEMENT