Business Process Manager Salary

Median pay for Business Process Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $77K annually. In the world of Business Process Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $17K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $15K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $54K and $127K. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by geography, followed by career duration and the particular employer. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Women Business Process Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$53,936 - $116,467
$54K
$77K
$120K
MEDIAN: $76,935
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$16.00 - $56.86
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$24
$57
MEDIAN: $23.64
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,936 - $116,467  
   
Bonus
$1,463 - $17,365  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,456  
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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$53,691 - $127,069  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 306
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$16.00 - $56.86  
   
Overtime
$16.50 - $80.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,463 - $17,365  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,456  
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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$53,691 - $127,069  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 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

  • 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


J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $84K.

Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $50K to just $84K — but Capital One Financial Corp offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $58K.

Popular Skills for Business Process Manager


Business Process Managers seem to exploit a large range of skills 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 42 percent, 20 percent, and 12 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Customer Service Metrics, Training, and Operations Management. For most people, competency in Process Improvement indicates knowledge of 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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $80K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $70K. Business Process Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $97K. Business Process Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $110K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $80,336

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

Minneapolis offers some of the highest pay in the country for Business Process Managers, 49 percent above the national average. Business Process Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+25 percent), New York (+22 percent), Portland (+20 percent), and Wilmington (+18 percent). Salt Lake City ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 19 percent below the national average.

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

Business Process Manager in Marietta:
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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
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Business Process Manager Salaries

▲37%

▲21%

▼0%

National Average
$80,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Business Process Manager Salaries

Six Sigma Black Belt
▲42%







People Management
▲2%


National Average
$80,000


▼5%

Customer Service Metrics
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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