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2017 QP Salary Survey
FIGURE 3

Salary by highest level of Six Sigma training for Canadian respondents
84,781
85,543
81,759
85,114

None (54.8%)

97,125
85,396
79,091

Yellow Belt (7.1%)

88,126
90,502
86,816
86,768

Green Belt (23%)

98,930
98,682
104,710
100,105

Black Belt (13.8%)

103,667
108,243
99,610

Master Black Belt (1.4%)

129,750
110,500
92,500
88,615

Champion (0%)
64,000

Executive (0%)

93,538

0

$20,000 $40,000 $60,000 $80,000 $100,000 $120,000 $140,000 $160,000
2014

Average salary
2015
2016

2017

Figure 3 includes results for:
x Full-time employees,
  Part-time employees,
  U.S. employees,
x Canadian employees,
  International employees
Salaries are noted in Canadian dollars.

TA B L E 1

Salary increases with successive levels of Six Sigma training
Level (percentage of
respondents)

United
States

Canada

2012

Executive (0.5%)

($1,469)

Champion (0.7)

8,869

$12,897
(366)

2014

2015

2016

2017

$25,283

$25,640

$9,127

($6,696)

(7,918)

21,533

(1,019)

(16,538)

Master Black Belt (4.0)

20,846

25,583

25,730

25,060

25,904

34,280

Black Belt (18.3)

12,116

9,406

11,203

12,034

11,416

12,369

Green Belt (22.4)

7,115

9,303

8,823

6,350

10,379

8,493

Yellow Belt (5.9)

-

-

-

3,301

175

2,263

None (48.3)

-

-

-

-

Executive (0.3%)

($54,071)

$11,667

($46,500)

Champion (0.3)

36,400

15,875

6,833

Master Black Belt (1.6)

42,062

16,114

4,736

Black Belt (16.9)

1,727

13,205

10,804

Green Belt (19.6)

-

Yellow Belt (4.4)
None (56.9)

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10,300
-

-
(2,316)
-

-

-

$4,923

($15,743)

(10,995)

-
-
-

9,561

(5,101)

29,645
13,337

8,179

17,895

-

(6,623)

1,419

7,677

3,345

11,582

3,637

(6,023)

-

-

-

-

Table 1 includes results
for:
x Full-time employees,
  Part-time employees,
x U.S. employees,
x Canadian employees,
  International
employees
Canadian salaries are
noted in Canadian
dollars. Numbers in
parentheses following
the training levels indicate the percentage
of respondents. Salary
decreases are shown in
parentheses.


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Quality Progress - December 2017

Seen and Heard
Progress Report
Mr. Pareto Head
Expert Answers
Career Coach
The Next Rung
Titles and Take-Home
Certification Certainty
Six Sigma Satisfaction
Stay the Course
Maintenance Makeover
Confronting Confusion
Standard Issues
Statistics Spotlight
Marketplace
Footnotes
Try This Today
Quality Progress - December 2017 - intro
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