Process Improvement Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Process Improvement Manager is $77,131 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Six Sigma and Six Sigma Black Belt. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Process Improvement Manager Total Pay (?
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$53,081 - $110,719
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Process Improvement Manager Total Pay (?
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$13.77 - $39.07
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,081 - $110,719  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,137  
Profit Sharing
$514 - $7,913  
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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$51,877 - $120,054  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 756
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.77 - $39.07  
   
Overtime
$19.16 - $43.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,137  
   
Profit Sharing
$514 - $7,913  
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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$51,877 - $120,054  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 756
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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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Pay Difference By Location
San Francisco
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New York
up arrow 14%
Chicago
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Los Angeles
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Houston
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Nashville
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Boston
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Milwaukee
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National Average
$79,000
Dallas
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Seattle
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Indianapolis
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Experience Affects Process Improvement Manager Salaries

National Average
$79,000

Skills That Affect Process Improvement Manager Salaries

Six Sigma
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Lean Manufacturing
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Process Improvement
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Project Management
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Data Analysis
0%
National Average
$79,000
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Microsoft Visio
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Business Process Engineering
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Sharepoint Server
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 7%
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