Chief Quality Officer Salary
A Chief Quality Officer earns an average salary of $127,242 per year.
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|Salary||$78,784 - $258,478|
|Bonus||$4,894 - $49,665|
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|$78,923 - $256,411|
Job Description for Chief Quality Officer
Chief quality officers are tasked with overseeing the quality of the items produced, or services provided, by a company. This is often an executive position performed in an office setting, but these officers may also work in the field to conduct audits and research to improve quality.Read More...
Chief quality officers collect data to determine the quality of items produced and how they can be improved, and they may work with a product development team and provide feedback for new products or improvements on existing products. They often work with a risk-management team to determine what risks are present and how they can be prevented and eliminated, and they may use automated programs to evaluate operations or products within the company. When large problems are detected, these officers may perform research and use problem-solving skills to determine the underlying causes, and they must strive to gather feedback directly from customers to gain insight regarding product/service performance.
Chief quality officers typically work full-time, and some travel and/or extended hours may occasionally be necessary. Because this is a high-level position, many years of experience in quality improvement are generally required, and a bachelor's degree or higher in a business-related field may also be required.
Pay by Experience Level for Chief Quality Officer
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