Average Lean Facilitators in the United States make around $69K annually. Total cash compensation to Lean Facilitators approaches anywhere from $39K on the lower end to $104K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $15K from bonuses and upwards of $9K from profit sharing. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Lean Facilitators like their work and job satisfaction is high. The majority of Lean Facilitators (61 percent) survey respondents are male. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$47,323 - $102,876
$47K
$69K
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MEDIAN: $69,404
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$12.86 - $30.64
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,323 - $102,876  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,383  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,123  
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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$39,014 - $103,741  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 162
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.86 - $30.64  
   
Overtime
$18.44 - $44.38  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,383  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,123  
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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$39,014 - $103,741  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Lean Facilitator


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Lean Facilitators might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Continuous Improvement Manager, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $81K per year.

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Popular Skills for Lean Facilitator


Survey results suggest that Lean Facilitators use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. 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, 23 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Lean Manufacturing. Those proficient in Lean Manufacturing are, more often than not, also skilled in Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Lean Facilitator

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $58K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $78K. Lean Facilitators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $86K. Lean Facilitators who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $97K.

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Key Stats for Lean Facilitator

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Lean Facilitator Salaries




National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Lean Facilitator Salaries

Lean Process Engineering
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Six Sigma Black Belt
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National Average
$65,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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