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Program Evaluator Salary

Average Program Evaluators in the United States make around $55K per year. Compensation ranges from $34K on the lower end to $83K per year on the higher end. Most Program Evaluators survey respondents are women (76 percent). Most Program Evaluators like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$34,090 - $80,072
(Median)
$34K
$55K
$80K
MEDIAN: $55,211
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$14.90 - $58.17
(Median)
$15
$23
$58
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,090 - $80,072  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,532  
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 - $83,484  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 87
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $58.17  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,532  
   
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 - $83,484  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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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 generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. 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 22 percent, 14 percent, and 7 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Writing and Research Analysis. It is not unusual for someone who knows Data Analysis to be familiar with Research Analysis as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Program Evaluator

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Program Evaluators. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $59K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $49K. Program Evaluators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $62K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $76K.

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Experience Affects Program Evaluator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Program Evaluator Salaries

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 22%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 14%

Proposal Writing
up arrow 7%

Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$53,000

Research Analysis
up arrow 4%

Technical Writing
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 17%
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