Pittsburgh, PA (population: 305,708) has one six sigma school within its city limits. Point Park University has a total student population of 3,985. It is the 444th highest ranked school in the USA and the 45th highest in the state of Pennsylvania (#1 is University of Pennsylvania).
Six Sigma students from Pittsburgh schools who go on to become six sigma professionals, data communications analysts, database technicians, database managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,036,450 people working as business operations specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,960. Also, Training and development specialists make on average $55,310 per year and there are about 205,020 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Pittsburgh area alone, there are 1,840 employed training and development specialists earning an average salary of $50,720. Business operations specialists in this area earn $60,530/yr and there are 3,340 employed.
Pittsburgh lies in Allegheny county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the Pittsburgh area has 1,114,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.5% unemployment rate, $19.93/hr average worker wage, and a $41,450 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.997 out of every 1000 jobs in Pittsburgh are held by business operations specialists, and 1.652/1000 are held by training and development specialists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Point Park University ends up costing a student $21,551/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pittsburgh|
|New Wilmington||PA||-||1||66.0236||69||50.7 miles|
|Saint Clairsville||OH||-||2||11.9339||47||54.6 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||77.2 miles|
|North Canton||OH||-||2||20.0373||113||80.5 miles|
|Bel Air||MD||-||2||17.834||59||84.3 miles|
|Cuyahoga Falls||OH||51,250||1||27.2194||16||95.1 miles|