Business Process Manager Salary

Business Process Managers in the United States can expect wages of $79K per year on average. Cash earnings for Business Process Managers — which occasionally include more than $19K from bonuses and more than $15K from profit sharing — stretch from around $50K to approximately $132K. This group's pay is mainly influenced by geography, followed by experience level and the particular employer. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Male Business Process Managers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 55 percent of the field. Work is enjoyable for Business Process Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,078 - $120,933

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$7.89 - $105.00

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,078 - $120,933  
   
Bonus
$981 - $19,448  
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $15,383  
Total Pay (?
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$50,272 - $131,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 532
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$7.89 - $105.00  
   
Overtime
$23.80 - $59.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$981 - $19,448  
   
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $15,383  
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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$50,272 - $131,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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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

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

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Popular Employer Salaries for Business Process Manager


Though lagging the field in terms of compensation — Capital One Financial Corp offers the lowest median salary at $62K — pay within the company still varies considerably between $49K and $111K.

Popular Skills for Business Process Manager


Business Process Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, facility with Six Sigma Black Belt, Business Process Engineering, and Business Analysis are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 38 percent, 12 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Data Analysis and Process Improvement. Those educated in Process Improvement tend to be well versed in Business Analysis and Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Process Manager

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


Business Process Managers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. The average beginner in this position makes around $67K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $82K. Business Process Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $99K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $103K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


Chicago is home to an above-average pay rate for Business Process Managers, 33 percent higher than the national average. Business Process Managers will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+32 percent), Minneapolis (+23 percent), New York (+20 percent), and Houston (+16 percent). Compared to the national average, Seattle Business Process Managers have considerably lower salaries, 36 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Workers in Louisville and Richmond earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (22 percent less and 7 percent less, respectively).

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Experience Affects Business Process Manager Salaries



National Average
$83,000



Skills That Affect Business Process Manager Salaries

Six Sigma Black Belt
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National Average
$83,000

Project Management
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People Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 121 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 8%
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