Program Evaluator Salary

Program Evaluators in the United States take home approximately $55K per year on average. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. 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 76 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,321 - $84,073
$39K
$56K
$84K
MEDIAN: $56,031
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50%
90%

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$14.18 - $39.62
$14
$22
$40
MEDIAN: $21.85
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$0$84K
Salary $39,321 - $84,073
Bonus $0.00 - $2,073
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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$35,318 - $83,433
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 115
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $14.18 - $39.62
Overtime $22.50
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $0.00 - $2,073
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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$35,318 - $83,433
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 40

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.

Program Evaluator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Program Evaluator

Pay by Experience for a Program Evaluator has a positive trend. An entry-level Program Evaluator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 95 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Program Evaluator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Program Evaluator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 38 salaries. A Program Evaluator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,164

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

For Program Evaluators, working in the bustling city of Washington has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Program Evaluators will also find cushy salaries in Atlanta (+22 percent) and New York (+22 percent). Compared to the national average, Phoenix Program Evaluators have considerably lower salaries, 48 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Chicago and Los Angeles are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 12 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively.

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Key Stats for Program Evaluator

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Program Evaluator Salaries

Late-Career
▲40%

▲21%

▲18%

National Average
$53,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Program Evaluator Salaries

Statistical Analysis
▲32%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲15%


Database Management & Reporting
▲10%

Proposal Writing
▲7%

Grant Writing
▲6%


National Average
$53,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 20%