Six Sigma Black Belt Project Manager Salary

For Six Sigma Black Belt Project Managers, annual average wages total $90K per year. Total cash compensation to Six Sigma Black Belt Project Managers approaches anywhere from $63K on the lower end to $145K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $20K from bonuses and upwards of $15K from profit sharing. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by residence, followed by years of experience and the specific company. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn vision coverage. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Six Sigma Black Belt Project Managers who answered the questionnnaire. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
Read More
$62,214 - $130,363
$62K
$90K
$130K
MEDIAN: $90,226
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$19.81 - $101.86
$20
$45
$100
MEDIAN: $45.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$62,214 - $130,363  
   
Bonus
$1,021 - $20,489  
Profit Sharing
$824 - $15,205  
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).
)
$63,034 - $144,948  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 473
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$19.81 - $101.86  
   
Overtime
$37.91  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,021 - $20,489  
   
Profit Sharing
$824 - $15,205  
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).
)
$63,034 - $144,948  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Job Description for Six Sigma Black Belt Project Manager

Six Sigma Black Belt (SSBB) project managers are highly specialized business professionals who have been trained and certified in the most effective techniques in the business world. Six Sigma is an education program that originated in 1985; this program develops individuals and gives them strategies and cognitive tools to improves processes at their company. This means that SSBB project managers are experts at identifying problems or issues in business processes and providing solutions to these problems. Usually, these types of individuals are employed in manufacturing, production or business settings. On a day to day basis, they are assigned to and oversee a particular process of a given company with the goal of minimizing variability and maximizing efficiency and workflow. Individuals who train with Six Sigma are also taught expert techniques in business communication and the administration of discipline and motivation.

Read More...

Six Sigma Black Belt Project Manager Tasks

  • Plan, document, execute, and monitor projects using lean methodologies.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to achieve diverse objectives in replicable, scalable ways.
  • Communicate and implement changes to improve efficiency, workflow, and productivity.
  • Review task statuses with team members and address any obstacles.

Common Career Paths for Six Sigma Black Belt Project Manager


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


Six Sigma Black Belt Project Managers who transition into a VP of Operations role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $124K per year. Six Sigma Black Belt Project Managers most often move into Process Improvement Manager or Continuous Improvement Manager roles. However, the former pays $17K less on average, and the latter pays $13K less.

Six Sigma Black Belt Project Manager Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for Six Sigma Black Belt Project Manager


Caterpillar, Inc. attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $120K.

Popular Skills for Six Sigma Black Belt Project Manager


Survey results imply that Six Sigma Black Belt Project Managers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Strategic Project Management, Data Analysis, Process Improvement, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Statistical Analysis, Operations Management, and Program Management. It is often found that people who know Process Improvement are also skilled in Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Six Sigma Black Belt Project Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Six Sigma Black Belt Project Managers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $80K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $95K. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $112K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $127K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $94,674

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

Six Sigma Black Belt Project Managers will find that Peoria offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 26 percent. Six Sigma Black Belt Project Managers will also find cushy salaries in Milwaukee (+12 percent), Columbus (+12 percent), Dallas (+12 percent), and Miami (+11 percent). Six Sigma Black Belt Project Managers in Minneapolis report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 30 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Six Sigma Black Belt Project Manager

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
13%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Six Sigma Black Belt Project Manager Salaries

▲34%

▲18%

▼0%

National Average
$95,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Six Sigma Black Belt Project Manager Salaries





Lean Manufacturing
▼0%

National Average
$95,000


Lean Process Engineering
▼13%

Program Management
▼14%

Operations Management
▼18%

Statistical Analysis
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 7%
ADVERTISEMENT