Business Process Manager Salary

Business Process Managers in the United States take home approximately $79K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Business Process Managers bottoms out near $50K and approaches $132K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $20K from bonuses and almost $15K from profit sharing. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Business Process Managers making up 55 percent of survey respondents. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$50,243 - $121,146
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$50K
$79K
$120K
MEDIAN: $79,487
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$7.86 - $66.38
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$20
$66
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,243 - $121,146  
   
Bonus
$981 - $19,534  
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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$50,058 - $132,181  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 527
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$7.86 - $66.38  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$981 - $19,534  
   
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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$50,058 - $132,181  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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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 Skills for Business Process Manager


Business Process Managers report using a wide range of professional skills. 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 37 percent, 12 percent, and 6 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis and Process Improvement. Most people who know Process Improvement also know 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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Business Process Managers. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $65K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $82K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $99K in this role. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $103K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Business Process Managers, working in the bustling city of Philadelphia has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Business Process Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+33 percent), New York (+20 percent), Houston (+17 percent), and San Diego (+14 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Business Process Manager's salary, with Seattle Business Process Managers earning salaries that are 36 percent less than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Louisville and Salt Lake City (27 percent lower and 22 percent lower, 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
up arrow 37%



People Management
0%

National Average
$83,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Process Improvement
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 124 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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