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Lean Facilitator Salary

The average Lean Facilitator in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $67K annually. Compensation ranges from $39K on the lower end to $103K per year on the higher end. In the world of Lean Facilitators, overall income ranges from $39K near the bottom to $103K at the top; this can include more than $13K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Lean Facilitators. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. There are more male Lean Facilitators than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 63 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,777 - $101,903
(Median)
$44K
$67K
$100K
MEDIAN: $67,482
10%
50%
90%

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$13.15 - $29.36
(Median)
$13
$19
$29
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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
Salary
$43,777 - $101,903  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,766  
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $8,243  
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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$39,478 - $102,872  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 267
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.15 - $29.36  
   
Overtime
$19.31 - $51.96  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,766  
   
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $8,243  
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).
)
$39,478 - $102,872  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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Job Description for Lean Facilitator

Lean facilitators typically work in the manufacturing industry, leading and educating employees to improve productivity and ensure that deadlines are met. They help develop lessons, seminars, and workshops to instruct employees on more effective ways to carry out their jobs. Lean facilitators also work with employees to discover the issues they have encountered and work to solve them, as well as to develop ideas on how operations can be improved.

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Lean Facilitator Tasks

  • Coordinate improvements in processes in a Lean work environment.
  • Identify training needs and develop training programs for the employees of the facility.
  • Conduct projects and programs based on LEAN principles to drive business results.

Common Career Paths for Lean Facilitator


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Advancing into a Continuous Improvement Manager role seems to be a popular career move for Lean Facilitators, and folks who currently work in the latter position report a notably larger median income of $81K per year.

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Popular Skills for Lean Facilitator


Professional skills reported by Lean Facilitators are few in number. Most notably, facility with Lean Process Engineering, Six Sigma Black Belt, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 32 percent, 16 percent, and 13 percent, respectively. For most people, competency in Lean Manufacturing indicates knowledge of Process Improvement.

Pay by Experience Level for Lean Facilitator

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


For many Lean Facilitators, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. The average beginner in this position makes around $58K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $73K. Lean Facilitators claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $91K. Lean Facilitators who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $103K.

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Experience Affects Lean Facilitator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 59%



National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Lean Facilitator Salaries

Lean Process Engineering
up arrow 32%

Six Sigma Black Belt
up arrow 16%



Lean Manufacturing
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National Average
$65,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 7%
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