Median pay for Performance Improvement Analysts in the United States is around $62K per year. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Performance Improvement Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men make up a slight majority of Performance Improvement Analysts (56 percent) who responded to the survey. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number.

$43,745 - $85,286
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$62K
$85K
MEDIAN: $62,227
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$12.21 - $37.34
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$43,745 - $85,286  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,274  
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
Total Pay (?
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$42,495 - $90,161  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 132
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$12.21 - $37.34  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,274  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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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$42,495 - $90,161  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Description for Performance Improvement Analyst

A performance improvement analyst's main duty is to identify and develop strategic plans to help improve procedures and strategies in their company's projects. Additionally, a performance improvement analyst develops training programs for departments across their organization to encourage employee productivity and update operational systems to best fit clients' needs. These professionals also compile data such as quality, internal financial, and satisfaction data; they use this data to incorporate new methods into company practices to increase individual and team performance. Performance improvement analysts works in numerous industries, such as the health care and financial management. These professionals generally work in an office setting during regular business hours.

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Performance Improvement Analyst Tasks

  • Examine company processes for errors, mistakes in decision-making, inefficiency, and other factors that contribute to negative performance.
  • Run training programs for staff to streamline processes.
  • Collaborate with company administration to develop improvement plans.
  • Identify improvement opportunities for processes and performance and implement strategies for success.

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Popular Skills for Performance Improvement Analyst


Performance Improvement Analysts who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Process Improvement, Performance Analysis, Project Management, and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Microsoft Excel and Data Analysis as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Most people skilled in Data Analysis are similarly competent in Process Improvement.

Pay by Experience Level for Performance Improvement Analyst

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Performance Improvement Analysts — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $59K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $69K. On average, Performance Improvement Analysts make $71K following one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $81K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,119

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 13 percent, Performance Improvement Analysts in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. One of the biggest compensable factors for Performance Improvement Analysts is geography, with workers in Chicago earning a whopping 24 percent below the national average. Workers in Houston and Boston earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (18 percent less and 11 percent less, respectively).

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Key Stats for Performance Improvement Analyst

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
060
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Performance Improvement Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 14%


National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect Performance Improvement Analyst Salaries

National Average
$62,000

Performance Analysis
up arrow 1%

Process Improvement
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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