Business Process Manager Salary

For Business Process Managers, yearly average wages total $79K annually. Cash earnings for Business Process Managers — including $18K in bonuses and $15K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $54K to $125K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length and the specific company. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$54,745 - $116,752
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$79K
$120K
MEDIAN: $79,068
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$16.00 - $56.86
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,745 - $116,752  
   
Bonus
$1,470 - $17,868  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,361  
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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$54,183 - $125,405  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 349
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.00 - $56.86  
   
Overtime
$42.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,470 - $17,868  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,361  
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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$54,183 - $125,405  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Description for Business Process Manager

A business process manager ensures optimal productivity for his or her employer by developing, overseeing, and regulating various work procedures. They may supervise individuals and/or manage computer systems, networking strategies, or quantity-control measures. Business process managers usually divide their working days between their home offices and local, national, or global satellite offices. Therefore, these managers should expect to change locations at a moment's notice and remain on location for a unspecified time period. They should also expect to sometime work independently, while other times work physically or virtually with employees involved in executing a specific organizational task.

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Business Process Manager Tasks

  • Develops, executes, and maintains business process improvement projects.
  • Monitors the results of improvement projects and composes reports.
  • Identify and evaluate key risk areas and recommend improvements.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Business Process Manager


Those at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $84K.

The lowest salaries can be found at Capital One Financial Corp — median pay is $58K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $50K and only reaching $84K.

Popular Skills for Business Process Manager


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Six Sigma Black Belt, Strategic Project Management, and Change Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 38 percent, 17 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service Metrics, Training, and Operations Management. It is often found that people who know Process Improvement are also skilled in Business Analysis and Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Process Manager

Pay by Experience for a Business Process Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Business Process Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 138 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Business Process Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 148 salaries. An experienced Business Process Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 100 salaries. A Business Process Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 23 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $82,952

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

Home to some of the best pay for Business Process Managers, Minneapolis offers exceptional salaries, 44 percent above the national average. Business Process Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+21 percent), New York (+18 percent), Portland (+16 percent), and Wilmington (+15 percent). Compared to the national average, Salt Lake City Business Process Managers have considerably lower salaries, 22 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Richmond and Philadelphia (13 percent lower and 1 percent lower, respectively).

Business Process Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Business Process Manager?

Business Process Manager in Marietta:
"Process Manager."
Pros: I like having the ability to see positive outcomes of my work. I am not just managing the next crisis, but I am implementing a plan that makes the company operate more smoothly. I enjoy being able to analyze current systems and creatively minimize inefficiencies that can be monitored by profit, customer approval or other verifiable data.
Cons: Constant need to create positive change to prove worth, executive culture.

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Key Stats for Business Process Manager

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Business Process Manager Salaries

▲32%

▲17%

National Average
$83,000

▼3%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Business Process Manager Salaries

Six Sigma Black Belt
▲38%






National Average
$83,000



People Management
▼2%


▼8%

Customer Service Metrics
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 8%
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