Lean Facilitator Salary

Lean Facilitators in the United States take home an average $68K annually. Earnings sit near $40K on the lower side but can approach $102K per year on the higher side. In the world of Lean Facilitators, overall income ranges from $40K near the bottom to $102K at the top; this can include more than $11K from bonuses and more than $9K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. More than half of Lean Facilitators (63 percent) survey respondents are men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Lean Facilitators. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$43,814 - $100,995

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$13.15 - $29.98

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,814 - $100,995  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,478  
Profit Sharing
$252.53 - $9,123  
Total Pay (?
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$39,705 - $102,293  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 271
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$13.15 - $29.98  
   
Overtime
$19.27 - $52.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,478  
   
Profit Sharing
$252.53 - $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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$39,705 - $102,293  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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


Typical Lean Facilitators report a focused set of job 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 31 percent, 15 percent, and 12 percent, respectively. Those familiar with Lean Manufacturing also tend to know Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Lean Facilitator

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 Lean Facilitators. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $58K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $74K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $91K. 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 $103K on average.

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Experience Affects Lean Facilitator Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$66,000


Skills That Affect Lean Facilitator Salaries

Lean Process Engineering
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Six Sigma Black Belt
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Lean Manufacturing
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National Average
$66,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 8%
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