Manager, Change Management Salary
Job Description for Manager, Change Management
Change management managers coordinate and help facilitate changes to and transitions for essential business process and/or technical systems within an organization. They are the single point of contact for all issues/questions related to changes within an organization. Change management managers are responsible for reviewing, logging, initiating, authorizing, planning and implementing all requests for change (RFCs). Once RFCs are approved, change management managers are responsible for handling the correspondence to all persons and departments that will be affected by any approved changes.Read More...
While many manager positions for change management are heavily related to the information technology (IT) side of an organization, there are various types of change management that involve various industry disciplines. Prospective change management managers should possess an excellent level of attention to detail, and they should be effective communicators and strong leaders. Many change management managers are responsible for educating coworkers and upper management on different strategies that are involved in the change management process.
The minimum educational qualifications for most prospective change management managers are a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related technical field along with at least four years of work experience in a related field. They must have very strong project management skills and the ability to multitask, and to meet deadlines and contractual obligations that are specific to an organization. They usually work in an office and have a standard forty hour work week schedule from Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. As is to be expected, their work hours can be extended in the event of an important deadline that must be met.
Manager, Change Management Tasks
- Provide oversight and consultation on the design and deployment of training and change management strategies.
- Develop presentations, marketing and communication materials.
- Develop and implement strategies and processes to enable the implementation of significant organizational changes.
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Popular Skills for Manager, Change Management
Managers of Change Management seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, facility with Leadership, People Management, and Process Improvement are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent, 23 percent, and 12 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Information Technology Infrastructure Library. It is often found that people who know Change Management are also skilled in Training Program Development.
Pay by Experience Level for Manager, Change Management
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $73K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $94K. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $109K. Managers of Change Management who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $108K.
Pay Difference by Location
For Managers of Change Management, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 34 percent above the national average. Managers of Change Management can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Atlanta (+31 percent), Portland (+27 percent), Minneapolis (+26 percent), and Charlotte (+25 percent). Trailing the national average by 16 percent, Phoenix is the market with the smallest paychecks. Below-median salaries also turn up in San Antonio and Denver (15 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively).