Quality Progress - December 2016 - 15


2016

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SALARY

the Signs

SURVEY

Choosing the right path to career success

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by Max Christian Hansen

CLOSING OUT A calendar year often sig-

full-time respondents rose by a mere $780, an increase of 0.86%.
Figure 1 (p. 16) compares the growth trajectories of the United States and Canada, home to the
second-largest group of survey respondents. The
average salary for quality professionals in Canada
is more volatile from year to year than in the United
States-probably due to the smaller number of
respondents.

nals to many the opportunity to step back and assess
where they stand in their careers. The milestone
makes many pause to consider changes they may
need to make to move their careers to the next level:
adding education, achieving professional certifications, changing employers or perhaps relocating to
another region.
The annual QP Salary Survey-now in its 30th
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was barely visible. The average salary for all U.S.
   Canadian employees,    International employees

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