$81,921
Avg. Salary
$24.02
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$7,107

Bonus

$4,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Process Improvement Manager is $24.02 per hour.

The average pay for a Process Improvement Manager is $81,921 per year.

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$15.61
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MEDIAN $24.02
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$51k
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MEDIAN $81,921
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$0$130K
Salary $50,635 - $121,298
Bonus $996 - $20,096
Profit Sharing $992 - $16,768
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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$50,288 - $130,656
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,084
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $15.61 - $49.94
Overtime $9.75 - $44.63
Annual Data $0$130K
Bonus $996 - $20,096
Profit Sharing $992 - $16,768
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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$50,288 - $130,656
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 63

Job Description for Process Improvement Manager

A process improvement manager strives to maintain efficiency and quality in the work setting. They evaluate current business practices, looking for ways to improve productivity, reduce costs, and make the best use of the business’s resources. Some other responsibilities include identifying areas for improvement, implementing improvement strategies,data analysis, using statistical computer analysis, leading teams, collecting performance data, and working cooperatively with the department. They must gather information from customers, clients, and coworkers in addition to the statistical data to ensure that any strategies implemented are feasible. Process improvement managers must be prepared to explain and defend any proposed changes to the current system.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Process Improvement Manager


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Process Improvement Managers' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Plant Manager of Manufacturing. Median pay for Plant Managers of Manufacturing is $82K.

Process Improvement Manager Job Listings

Popular Skills for Process Improvement Manager


Process Improvement Managers seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, facility with Six Sigma Black Belt, Lean Process Engineering, and Business Process Engineering are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 25 percent, 21 percent, and 17 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel. Most people skilled in Process Improvement are similarly competent in Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean Manufacturing.

Pay by Experience Level for Process Improvement Manager

Pay by Experience for a Process Improvement Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Process Improvement Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 266 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Process Improvement Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 241 salaries. An experienced Process Improvement Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 211 salaries. A Process Improvement Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 81 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

17%

10%

4%

1%

-3%

-4%

National Average: $83,340

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Process Improvement Managers, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Process Improvement Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+22 percent), Chicago (+14 percent), Atlanta (+9 percent), and Nashville (+9 percent). With compensation 20 percent below the national average, Indianapolis is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers salaries are below the median are Austin and Seattle (12 percent lower).

Process Improvement Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Process Improvement Manager?

Process Improvement Manager:
Long hours, we have been in launch mode for over 2 years. No pay raise in 3 years but paid OT for salaried employees which is rare in the industry especially at a senior level. Bonus structure is average. One perk is the company lease program. Unlimited mileage and all maintenance covered.

Process Improvement Manager in Plano:
"Great Experience."
Pros: Great environment, things to do, and lifestyle.
Cons: Best areas seem like they are around the borders with other towns.

Process Improvement Manager in Baltimore:
"If I Knew Then."
I would be myself more, I would reach out for help on prioritizing properly, I would speak for myself more to get what I deserved, I would focus on relationships more at work.

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Key Stats for Process Improvement Manager

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 156 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Process Improvement Manager Salaries

▲26%

▲21%

National Average
$83,000

▼2%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Process Improvement Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 156 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 10%