Process Improvement Director Salary

Salaries for Process Improvement Directors in the United States are generous, with average pay above six figures ($107K) per year. Total cash compensation for Process Improvement Directors runs from $62K to $165K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $28K and profit sharing that can reach almost $13K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by a large number, and a fair number earn vision coverage. Male Process Improvement Directors are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 67 percent of professionals. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$68,260 - $148,128
$68K
$110K
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MEDIAN: $112,237
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$0$170K
Salary $68,260 - $148,128
Bonus $2,907 - $28,592
Profit Sharing $5,087
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$64,937 - $170,546
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 98

Job Description for Process Improvement Director

Process improvement directors hold an executive-level position in which they supervise all areas of process improvement within a company. Typically, companies which have multiple departments that must work together will employ process improvement personnel to help make operations more efficient. These directors will direct the departments' efforts, analyze areas which require attention, and analyze the results of their initiatives by studying data and reports and making changes as necessary.

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Process Improvement Director Tasks

  • Recruit, hire, develop, and evaluate personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the department.
  • Utilize internal performance data and customer feedback to identify opportunities to improve quality, service, and cost within the company.
  • Lead process Improvement projects directly related to achievement of company goals and financial objectives.
  • Develop long-term process quality plans and monitor their execution.

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Popular Skills for Process Improvement Director


Process Improvement Directors report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Strategic Project Management, Lean Manufacturing, and Lean Process Engineering are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 49 percent, 35 percent, and 32 percent, respectively. Most people familiar with Process Improvement also know Lean Process Engineering.

Pay by Experience Level for Process Improvement Director

Pay by Experience for a Process Improvement Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Process Improvement Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 29 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Process Improvement Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Process Improvement Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $134,000 based on 55 salaries. A Process Improvement Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $153,000 based on 24 salaries.

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Key Stats for Process Improvement Director

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Process Improvement Director Salaries

▲29%

▲13%

National Average
$119,000

▼12%

Entry-Level
▼42%

Skills That Affect Process Improvement Director Salaries

Strategic Project Management
▲40%

Lean Manufacturing
▲27%

Lean Process Engineering
▲24%

Business Process Engineering
▲21%



National Average
$119,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 9%