Average Performance Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Performance Manager is $66,910.
MEDIAN $66,910
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$41k - $112k
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$509 - $11k
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$41k - $126k

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Job Description for Performance Manager

Performance Manager Tasks
  • Analyze daily, monthly and annual data to determine trends, needs and emergencies.
  • Report on ongoing, special and emergency metrics and resolution.
  • Implement plans to improve performance, tracking key metrics and adjusting processes.
  • Meet with all teams and management to identify and resolve obstacles.

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Performance Manager
Data Analyst
Operations Manager
Human Resources (HR) Director
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Popular Skills for Performance Manager

Skills in Performance Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include People Management, Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel and Performance Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Performance Manager

An entry-level Performance Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,637 based on 8 salaries. An early career Performance Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,808 based on 124 salaries. A mid-career Performance Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,921 based on 96 salaries. An experienced Performance Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,882 based on 89 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $95,671.
Employees with Performance Manager in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 27.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (16.6% more) and San Francisco, California (16.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (35.7% less) and New Orleans, Louisiana (20.4% less).

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