Median pay for Business Process Managers in the United States is around $78K per year. In the world of Business Process Managers, total cash compensation can vary between $53K and $127K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $18K and $15K, respectively. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by experience level, followed by the particular city and the individual firm. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision insurance. Women Business Process Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$52,738 - $117,322
$53K
$78K
$120K
MEDIAN: $77,666
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90%

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$16.11 - $56.63
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$24
$57
MEDIAN: $23.86
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,738 - $117,322  
   
Bonus
$1,448 - $18,284  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,319  
Total Pay (?
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$52,790 - $126,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 317
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.11 - $56.63  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,448 - $18,284  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,319  
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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$52,790 - $126,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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


J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $84K.

Popular Skills for Business Process Manager


Business Process Managers seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, facility with Six Sigma Black Belt, Strategic Project Management, and Business Process Engineering are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 41 percent, 22 percent, and 13 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Customer Service Metrics and Training. Those proficient in Process Improvement are, more often than not, also skilled 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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Business Process Managers. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $70K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $82K. For Business Process Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $98K. 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 $108K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $80,855

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

With a pay rate for Business Process Managers that is 24 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Business Process Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+21 percent), San Diego (+19 percent), Portland (+19 percent), and Wilmington (+17 percent). Trailing the national average by 20 percent, Salt Lake City is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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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
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
035
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Business Process Manager Salaries




National Average
$81,000


Skills That Affect Business Process Manager Salaries

Six Sigma Black Belt
up arrow 41%







People Management
up arrow 1%

Process Improvement
0%

National Average
$81,000


Training
up arrow 5%

Customer Service Metrics
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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