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Manager, Change Management Salary

Managers of Change Management in the United States can expect to earn an average of $88K per year. Total cash compensation to Managers of Change Management varies from $50K to $139K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $19K each. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most Managers of Change Management like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women make up a slight majority of Managers of Change Management (52 percent) survey respondents. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$50,935 - $122,699
(Median)
$51K
$88K
$120K
MEDIAN: $88,327
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$12.80 - $91.99
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$13
$51
$92
MEDIAN: $51.00
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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
$50,935 - $122,699  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,454  
Profit Sharing
$734 - $20,203  
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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$50,239 - $139,460  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 501
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$12.80 - $91.99  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $77.28  
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.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,454  
   
Profit Sharing
$734 - $20,203  
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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$50,239 - $139,460  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58

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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.

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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


Survey results show that Managers of Change Management use a fair number of skills. Most notably, facility with People Management, Corporate Communications, and Organizational Development are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent, 22 percent, and 19 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Information Technology Infrastructure Library. Most people who know Change Management also know Training Program Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Manager, Change Management

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $69K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $94K. Between one and two decades on the job, average salaries pass the six-figure mark at around $108K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

Pay Difference by Location


Managers of Change Management will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 32 percent. Managers of Change Management will also find cushy salaries in Portland (+32 percent), Chicago (+28 percent), Washington (+19 percent), and Los Angeles (+18 percent). Phoenix is the lowest-paying area, 17 percent south of the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in San Antonio (13 percent lower) and Boston (7 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Manager, Change Management Salaries


Late-Career
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National Average
$93,000


Skills That Affect Manager, Change Management Salaries

People Management
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Process Improvement
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Project Management
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Change Management
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National Average
$93,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 9%