Average Process Improvement Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Process Improvement Manager is $82,441.
MEDIAN $82,441
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$51k - $122k
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$998 - $17k
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$51k - $131k

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Job Description for Process Improvement Manager

Process Improvement Manager Tasks
  • Implement Lean and/or Six Sigma methods to design and implement process efficiencies.
  • Provides direction and oversight to project teams to design and implement solutions that meet applicable business requirements.
  • Measure process improvement benefits after changes are implemented.
The top respondents for the job title Process Improvement Manager are from the companies General Electric (GE) Aviation, Honeywell International Inc and Nationalgrid. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $125,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Honeywell International Inc and General Electric (GE) Aviation, earning around $121,740 and $112,020, respectively. The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. pays the lowest at around $68,784. Specialized Loan Servicing, LLC and Capital One Financial Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $79,950 and $87,400, respectively.

Career Paths

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Process Improvement Manager
Continuous Improvement Manager
Process Improvement Director
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Popular Skills for Process Improvement Manager

Skills in Process Improvement, Project Management, Data Analysis, Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean Process Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Process Improvement Manager

An entry-level Process Improvement Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,569 based on 25 salaries. An early career Process Improvement Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,626 based on 324 salaries. A mid-career Process Improvement Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,742 based on 314 salaries. An experienced Process Improvement Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,735 based on 346 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $102,944.
Employees with Process Improvement Manager in their job title in Cincinnati, Ohio earn an average of 18.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.7% more) and Houston, Texas (11.2% more).

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