The average salary for a Process Improvement Manager is $80,136 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Six Sigma Black Belt, Business Process Engineering, Lean Process Engineering, and Six Sigma Green Belt. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
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$49,775 - $118,443
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,775 - $118,443  
   
Bonus
$496.65 - $19,513  
Profit Sharing
$3.21 - $14,270  
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$49,910 - $128,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 601
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$14.69 - $43.63  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $49.81  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$496.65 - $19,513  
   
Profit Sharing
$3.21 - $14,270  
Total Pay (?
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$49,910 - $128,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Job Description for Process Improvement Manager

A process improvement manager strives to maintain efficiency and quality in the work setting. They evaluate current business practices, looking for ways to improve productivity, reduce costs, and make the best use of the business’s resources. Some other responsibilities include identifying areas for improvement, implementing improvement strategies,data analysis, using statistical computer analysis, leading teams, collecting performance data, and working cooperatively with the department. They must gather information from customers, clients, and coworkers in addition to the statistical data to ensure that any strategies implemented are feasible. Process improvement managers must be prepared to explain and defend any proposed changes to the current system.

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Process Improvement Manager Tasks

  • Measure process improvement benefits after changes are implemented.
  • Provides direction and oversight to project teams to design and implement solutions that meet applicable business requirements.
  • Implement Lean and/or Six Sigma methods to design and implement process efficiencies.

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National Average: $81,327

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Experience Affects Process Improvement Manager Salaries




National Average
$81,000


Skills That Affect Process Improvement Manager Salaries




Six Sigma Green Belt
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Microsoft Visio
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Process Improvement
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Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$81,000




Sourcing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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