Process Improvement Director Salary

Average pay for a Process Improvement Director in the United States is considerable, rounding six figures at $107K per year. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most have medical and dental plans, and a strong majority have vision insurance. More than half of Process Improvement Directors (66 percent) survey respondents are men. For the most part, Process Improvement Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$65,634 - $148,749
$66K
$110K
$150K
MEDIAN: $107,024
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$19.65 - $30.52
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MEDIAN: $20.85
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$65,634 - $148,749  
   
Bonus
$2,500 - $30,521  
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
Total Pay (?
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$62,508 - $167,254  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 109
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$20.85  
   
Overtime
$24.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2,500 - $30,521  
   
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
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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$62,508 - $167,254  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Job Description for Process Improvement Director

Process improvement directors hold an executive-level position in which they supervise all areas of process improvement within a company. Typically, companies which have multiple departments that must work together will employ process improvement personnel to help make operations more efficient. These directors will direct the departments' efforts, analyze areas which require attention, and analyze the results of their initiatives by studying data and reports and making changes as necessary.

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Process Improvement Director Tasks

  • Recruit, hire, develop, and evaluate personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the department.
  • Utilize internal performance data and customer feedback to identify opportunities to improve quality, service, and cost within the company.
  • Lead process Improvement projects directly related to achievement of company goals and financial objectives.
  • Develop long-term process quality plans and monitor their execution.

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Popular Skills for Process Improvement Director


Process Improvement Directors report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Strategic Project Management, Lean Manufacturing, and Lean Process Engineering are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 50 percent, 36 percent, and 33 percent, respectively. Those educated in Process Improvement tend to be well versed in Lean Process Engineering.

Pay by Experience Level for Process Improvement Director

Pay by Experience for a Process Improvement Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Process Improvement Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 29 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Process 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 $105,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Process Improvement Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $134,000 based on 55 salaries. A Process 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 $153,000 based on 24 salaries.

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Key Stats for Process Improvement Director

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Process Improvement Director Salaries

▲38%

▲21%

National Average
$111,000

▼6%

Entry-Level
▼38%

Skills That Affect Process Improvement Director Salaries

Strategic Project Management
▲50%

Lean Manufacturing
▲36%

Lean Process Engineering
▲33%

Business Process Engineering
▲30%




National Average
$111,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 8%
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