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2004 Six Sigma Salary Survey: U.S./Canada

iSixSigma’s 2004 Salary Survey for Six Sigma Professionals: U.S./Canada

This section of iSixSigma’s 2004 Salary Survey for Six Sigma Professionals
provides an overview of the average salaries in United States/Canada. Salaries
for Black Belts (BB), Master Black Belts (MBB), Champions (CH) and Deployment
Leaders (DL) are broken down by levels of education and experience, as well as by
26 industry categories. The data for this report was compiled from information
volunteered to the iSixSigma Job Shop by more than 4,000 individuals in 68
different countries and employed in a wide variety of industries.

Click here to go to iSixSigma’s 2004 global salary survey article.

Average Salary

BB

MBB

CH

DL

United States/Canada

$ 78,735

$ 102,943

$ 102,204

$ 115,818

By Education

BB

 

MBB

CH

 

DL

 

High School

$ 64,600

$ 72,500

$ 67,500

$ 68,200

Undergraduate Degree

73,708

97,859

116,000

103,833

Graduate Degree

84,199

106,262

99,318

124,722

Doctorate

101,929

114,333

152,500

133,056

 

 

By Experience

BB

MBB

CH

DL

Entry Level

3 to 5 Years

$ 71,089

$ 91,231

$ 83,214

$ 85,227

5 to 10 Years

78,359

96,164

93,438

100,000

10 to 15 Years

88,485

107,500

142,500

119,435

15 Years and More

92,532

112,260

111,667

133,750

 

By Industry

BB

 

MBB

 

CH

DL

Advertising/Marketing

$ 86,280

$101,429

$114,500

Aerospace/Defense

80,651

101,533

$ 93,409

 

114,342

Agriculture

84,375

95,000

91,250

Apparel

66,250

Automotive

75,246

96,274

97,500

Business/Consult. Services

86,558

101,286

120,000

137,955

Chemicals

84,309

107,308

117,500

Computer Hdw./Sftw./Srvs.

80,807

111,619

122,500

132,083

Construction

79,808

127,500

Diversified

73,167

106,875

92,500

135,000

Education/Research

80,833

100,357

Energy/Utilities

82,500

110,500

Engineering

70,967

93,000

97,500

Environment

74,167

Financial Services

82,361

106,136

99,167

Food/Beverages

78,333

117,500

Healthcare

70,333

93,611

97,500

Hospitality/Travel

72,500

100,000

Insurance

73,500

109,167

Machinery/Heavy Equip.

68,125

Manufacturing

66,366

92,500

75,500

Pharmaceuticals/Biotech.

90,833

107,500

130,000

Plastics/Rubber

80,500

Telecommunications

127,500

Transportation

70,833

80,833

Other

70,000

Blank spaces indicate no data available.

 

Click here to go to iSixSigma’s 2004 global salary survey article.

Real Time Salary Survey

 

No need to wait until next year for an updated salary survey. Anytime you want, you can go online to the iSixSigma Job Shop. There you can compare your salary to other Six Sigma quality professionals and filter by role, education, experience, location and industry. All information is privacy protected. Who uses the Job Shop? This year’s iSixSigma salary survey was compiled from information volunteered by thousands of Job Shop users in 68 different countries and a wide variety of industries.
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