Education Program Manager Salary

Education Program Managers in the United States take home approximately $55K per year on average. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Education Program Managers who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 80 percent. Work is enjoyable for Education Program Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$39,874 - $86,182
$40K
$55K
$86K
MEDIAN: $55,159
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$13.70 - $30.87
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$0$86K
Salary $39,874 - $86,182
Bonus $0.00 - $9,840
Profit Sharing $9,721
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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$38,943 - $86,821
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 569
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $13.70 - $30.87
Overtime $19.92 - $44.70
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,840
Profit Sharing $9,721
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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$38,943 - $86,821
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 47

Job Description for Education Program Manager

The primary role of the education program manager is to collaborate with clients to deliver the smooth, effective educational experiences. This is achieved primarily through actively gathering and analyzing client feedback to determine which aspects of the relationship can be enhanced and improved. To help improve programs, these managers must attend and participate in client meetings, contributing to the discussion and providing support. Although the program manager may spend a majority of work in meetings or in interaction with various clients, a significant amount of time is also spent in the office, analyzing data.

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Education Program Manager Tasks

  • Manage day-to-day interactions with administrators and outside bodies, including reporting.
  • Provide instructional guidance, curriculum, methodologies, and/or tools to educators.
  • Manage educational programs by defining desired outcomes, monitoring objectives, and communicating goals.
  • Create, maintain, and disseminate marketing materials and success stories.

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Popular Skills for Education Program Manager


Education Program Managers report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Customer Relations, Program Development, Training Program Development, and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 9 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Training, Marketing Communications, and Budgeting. It is often found that people who know Curriculum Planning are also skilled in Training Program Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Education Program Manager

Pay by Experience for an Education Program Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Education Program Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 258 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Education Program Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 230 salaries. An experienced Education Program Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 175 salaries. An Education Program Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 60 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,856

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Education Program Managers that is 36 percent greater than the national average, Minneapolis offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Education Program Managers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+29 percent), Boston (+26 percent), Dallas (+23 percent), and New York (+12 percent). Trailing the national average by 12 percent, San Diego is the market with the smallest paychecks. Two other places where employers salaries are below the median are Los Angeles and Houston (8 percent lower).

Education Program Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Education Program Manager?

Education Program Manager in Cincinnati:
"I enjoy it but it is stressful."
Pros: Making the environment better.
Cons: Unqualified staff.

Education Program Manager in Milwaukee:
"Growth through collaboration."
Pros: Planning, budgeting, logistics, project management, relationship building, innovation, entrepreneurship with internal and external customers.
Cons: Lack of resources, time to implement things that will take us to the next level.

Education Program Manager in Little Rock:
"It's All Good."
Pros: Networking with individuals in various fields of healthcare.
Cons: Need additional help.

Education Program Manager in Des Moines:
"Important information."
Pros: Working with the students. Flexibility.
Cons: Management. Culture. Work environment.

Education Program Manager in Washington:
"Lots Of Hard Work But Continually Fulfilling."
Pros: I love building programs that empower and motivate teachers to be change agents in their classrooms and schools.
Cons: The endless emails and random projects that pop up.

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Key Stats for Education Program Manager

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 123 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Education Program Manager Salaries

▲27%

▲16%

▲2%

National Average
$55,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Education Program Manager Salaries

Customer Relations
▲9%





Program Management
▼0%



National Average
$55,000

People Management
▼3%

Customer Service
▼9%

Budgeting
▼9%

Strategic Planning
▼9%

Training Management
▼9%

Marketing Communications
▼14%

Training
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 12%