$66,369
Avg. Salary
$25.45
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,964

Bonus

$2,017

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Performance Improvement Specialist is $25.45 per hour.

The average pay for a Performance Improvement Specialist is $66,369 per year.

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$15.39
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$41.48
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MEDIAN $66,369
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$0$91K
Salary $46,261 - $90,339
Bonus $0.00 - $8,258
Profit Sharing $2,017
Total Pay (?
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$43,188 - $91,417
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 495
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $15.39 - $41.48
Overtime $23.84 - $45.93
Annual Data $0$91K
Bonus $0.00 - $8,258
Profit Sharing $2,017
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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$43,188 - $91,417
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 115

Job Description

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

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: $65,058

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Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Performance Improvement Specialist?

Performance Improvement Specialist in Akron:
"Cozy little city."
Pros: Small city, makes traffic bearable
Cons: Not many food options, tons of construction and one way streets

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How Experience Affects Salaries

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How Skills Affect Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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Male
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 9%