Performance Improvement Specialist Salary

The average salary for a Performance Improvement Specialist is $64,713 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. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$46,285 - $89,844
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$64K
$90K
MEDIAN: $64,215
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$15.05 - $42.68
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$46,285 - $89,844  
   
Bonus
$0.37 - $8,067  
Profit Sharing
$2,023  
Total Pay (?
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$42,387 - $90,531  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 273
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.05 - $42.68  
   
Overtime
$24.14 - $44.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.37 - $8,067  
   
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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$42,387 - $90,531  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51

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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

  • Assess institution performance and volume load to target areas for improvement.
  • Create and maintain process documentation and workshops.
  • 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).

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Pay by Experience Level for Performance Improvement Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Performance Improvement Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Performance Improvement Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 183 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Performance Improvement Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 89 salaries. An experienced Performance Improvement Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 46 salaries. A Performance Improvement Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 17 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,474

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Key Stats for Performance Improvement Specialist

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Performance Improvement Specialist Salaries

▲23%

▲16%

▲8%

National Average
$64,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Performance Improvement Specialist Salaries

Six Sigma Black Belt
▲30%

Lean Manufacturing
▲5%



Data Analysis
▼0%

Lean Process Engineering
▼0%

National Average
$64,000

Six Sigma
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 10%
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