Performance Improvement Director Salary

Six-figure salaries are the norm for Performance Improvement Directors in the United States, with median pay hovering around $102K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Performance Improvement Directors. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Women make up a slight majority of Performance Improvement Directors (54 percent) survey respondents. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$65,426 - $136,651
$65K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $101,667
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50%
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$32.00 - $51.89
$35
MEDIAN: $35.16
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$0$148K
Salary $65,426 - $136,651
Bonus $0.00 - $25,727
Profit Sharing $8,000
Total Pay (?
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$65,420 - $148,545
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 111
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $35.16
Annual Data $0$148K
Bonus $0.00 - $25,727
Profit Sharing $8,000
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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$65,420 - $148,545
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Performance Improvement Director

A performance improvement director evaluates performance in their organization and develops and implements measures to improve it. They also ensure departments are adhering to company policies and standards, as well as all relevant laws and regulations. If company policies are hindering operations, a performance improvement director develops potential changes and suggests improvements to managers. Additionally, performance improvement directors help develop training programs as necessary and evaluate these programs' efficacy; in some cases, these directors may carry out training as well.

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Performance Improvement Director Tasks

  • Assure the integrity and confidential treatment of credentialing, performance improvement, and peer review functions.
  • Oversee key performance improvement initiatives.
  • Provide developmental and operational leadership for complaint documentation management program.
  • Maintain industry knowledge on quality and performance excellence and innovation.
  • Facilitate multidisciplinary process improvement teams for investigations.

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Popular Skills for Performance Improvement Director


Survey results suggest that Performance Improvement Directors use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean Process Engineering are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 30 percent and 24 percent, respectively. Those listing Regulatory Compliance as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Risk Management / Risk Control and Data Analysis also typically command lower compensation. Those educated in Regulatory Compliance tend to be well versed in Lean Process Engineering and Six Sigma Black Belt.

Pay by Experience Level for Performance Improvement Director

Pay by Experience for a Performance Improvement Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Performance Improvement Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 33 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Performance Improvement Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Performance Improvement Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $123,000 based on 42 salaries. A Performance Improvement Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 24 salaries.

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Key Stats for Performance Improvement Director

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Performance Improvement Director Salaries

▲21%

▲10%

National Average
$102,000

▼3%

▼26%

Skills That Affect Performance Improvement Director Salaries



National Average
$102,000

Project Management
▼1%

Data Analysis
▼12%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 9%
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