Business Process Manager Salary

Pay for Business Process Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $78K per year. Total cash compensation to Business Process Managers approaches anywhere from $54K on the lower end to $125K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $19K from bonuses and upwards of $15K from profit sharing. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is geography, followed by career duration and the particular employer. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 51 percent. Most Business Process Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$54,638 - $114,547
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$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $77,527
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$16.00 - $56.86
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$0$124K
Salary $54,638 - $114,547
Bonus $1,459 - $18,719
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,406
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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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$54,196 - $124,794
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 338
Hourly Data $0$70
Hourly Rate $16.00 - $56.86
Overtime $42.91
Annual Data $0$124K
Bonus $1,459 - $18,719
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,406
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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$54,196 - $124,794
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 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.

Business Process Manager Job Listings

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.

Pay for Business Process Managers is the lowest at Capital One Financial Corp, which has a median salary of $58K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $84K.

Popular Skills for Business Process Manager


Business Process Managers report using a deep pool 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 41 percent, 19 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Customer Service Metrics, Training, and Operations Management. Most people skilled in Process Improvement are similarly competent 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: $81,350

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

Business Process Managers will find that Minneapolis offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 47 percent. Business Process Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+24 percent), New York (+20 percent), Portland (+18 percent), and Wilmington (+17 percent). Business Process Managers in Salt Lake City report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 20 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay.

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
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
8%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Business Process Manager Salaries

▲35%

▲20%

National Average
$81,000

▼1%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Business Process Manager Salaries

Six Sigma Black Belt
▲41%








People Management
▼0%

National Average
$81,000


▼6%

Customer Service Metrics
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 9%
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