Program Evaluator Salary

Program Evaluators in the United States can expect wages of $55K annually on average. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most Program Evaluators survey respondents are women (75 percent). Job satisfaction for Program Evaluators is high. Some workers in this field — roughly one in five — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$36,200 - $83,252
$36K
$55K
$83K
MEDIAN: $54,735
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90%

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$12.50 - $37.79
$12
$22
$38
MEDIAN: $21.59
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,200 - $83,252  
   
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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$32,334 - $82,214  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 117
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.50 - $37.79  
   
Overtime
$21.46  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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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$32,334 - $82,214  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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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

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


For many Program Evaluators, more experience generally translates to higher pay. 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. Program Evaluators bring in $62K after working for 10 to 20 years. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $75K on average.

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Key Stats for Program Evaluator

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Program Evaluator Salaries

Late-Career
▲47%

▲23%

▲23%

National Average
$51,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Program Evaluator Salaries

Statistical Analysis
▲38%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲20%


Proposal Writing
▲12%

Database Management & Reporting
▲12%

Grant Writing
▲9%



National Average
$51,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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