Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector with Blueprints Skills Salary

Median pay for Quality Control Inspectors with Blueprints skills is around $17.69 per hour. Total cash earnings of Quality Control Inspectors with Blueprints skills range from $28K on the low end to $76K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $3K and $10K, respectively. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority of Quality Control Inspectors with Blueprints skills (80 percent) survey respondents are men. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Quality Control Inspectors with Blueprints skills. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$32,463 - $82,729
(Median)
$32K
$52K
$83K
MEDIAN: $52,165
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$12.52 - $28.28
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$13
$18
$28
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$32,463 - $82,729  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $9,933  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,422 - $75,852  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 175
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.52 - $28.28  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$18.24 - $46.01  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
   
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $9,933  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,422 - $75,852  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 889
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Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Quality Control Inspectors with Blueprints skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $37K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $43K. Quality Control Inspectors with Blueprints skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $45K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $52K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,169

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Quality Control Inspectors with Blueprints skills, Chicago offers exceptional salaries, 64 percent above the national average. Quality Control Inspectors with Blueprints skills will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+46 percent), Charlotte (+36 percent), Phoenix (+23 percent), and Tulsa (+21 percent). Quality Control Inspectors with Blueprints skills in Dayton report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 21 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Cincinnati (16 percent lower) and Dallas (9 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$42,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 224 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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