A Performance Improvement Specialist earns an average salary of $64,115 per year. A skill in Six Sigma Black Belt is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$43,030 - $90,473
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MEDIAN: $64,114
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$14.99 - $39.91
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$43,030 - $90,473  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,127  
Profit Sharing
$2,023  
Total Pay (?
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$40,757 - $90,557  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 245
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.99 - $39.91  
   
Overtime
$24.14 - $44.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,127  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,023  
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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$40,757 - $90,557  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Job Description for Performance Improvement Specialist

Performance improvement specialists are employed primarily in the health care field and work by improving patient care in a variety of ways. Some positions require applicants to have a bachelor's degree in health care administration, while others require a nursing degree to be able to audit patient charts and carry out detailed analyses regarding the administered care. Some employers may have lower requirements and ask only for a high school diploma.

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Performance Improvement Specialist Tasks

  • Oversee strategy implementation while fostering open communication channels at all levels of interaction.
  • Create improvement strategies at various levels of impact (individual through industry scope).
  • Assess institution performance and volume load to target areas for improvement.
  • Create and maintain process documentation and workshops.

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Pay by Experience Level for Performance Improvement Specialist

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,057

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Experience Affects Performance Improvement Specialist Salaries




National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Performance Improvement Specialist Salaries

Six Sigma Black Belt
up arrow 27%

Lean Process Engineering
up arrow 8%

Process Improvement
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$64,000

Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 5%

Six Sigma
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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