The average salary for a Performance Improvement Specialist with Project Management skills is $70,393.
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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. Great customer service skills are important …Read more
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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Popular Skills for Performance Improvement Specialist
Lean Process Engineering
Six Sigma Black Belt
Skills in Lean Process Engineering, Six Sigma and Six Sigma Black Belt are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis and Process Improvement.
Pay by Experience Level for Performance Improvement Specialist
An entry-level Performance Improvement Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,481 based on 5 salaries. An early career Performance Improvement Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,564 based on 133 salaries. A mid-career Performance Improvement Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,005 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Performance Improvement Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,516 based on 37 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $84,708.
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Employees with Performance Improvement Specialist in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 13.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (7.7% more) and New York, New York (5.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (18.3% less), Charlotte, North Carolina (14.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (7.0% less).
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