Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $47K annually. The largest fraction of SIG people (45 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn $81K per year on average.
Marketing Managers earn the highest median pay at $91K annually, followed by Mechanical Engineers (about $72K) per year.
The highest pay by state can be found in Texas, where salaries average out at around $123K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $108K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. The best paid folks at SIG have a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE), earning about $89K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Strategic Planning; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $128K per year. Project Management is regularly seen around here; close to one-fourth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to know Training, People Management, and Operations Management.
Benefits and Perks
A fair number of respondents participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Most survey participants report having health insurance, and a solid majority of respondents report having dental coverage. SIG employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and free drinks.