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

Quality Control Inspectors with Blueprints skills pull down an average of $17.54 per hour. Cash earnings for Quality Control Inspectors with Blueprints skills — including $3K in bonuses and $5K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $28K to $77K depending on individual performance. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Quality Control Inspectors with Blueprints skills are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$32,946 - $82,009
(Median)
$33K
$52K
$82K
MEDIAN: $51,581
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90%

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$12.49 - $29.24
(Median)
$12
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$32,946 - $82,009  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,583  
Profit Sharing
$253.42 - $4,932  
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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$28,078 - $77,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 114
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.49 - $29.24  
   
Overtime
$18.14 - $45.82  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,583  
   
Profit Sharing
$253.42 - $4,932  
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).
)
$28,078 - $77,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 626

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Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector with Blueprints skills

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. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $36K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $43K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Quality Control Inspectors with Blueprints skills make a median salary of $46K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Quality Control Inspector generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $52K.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Quality Control Inspectors with Blueprints skills, Everett offers exceptional salaries, 97 percent above the national average. Quality Control Inspectors with Blueprints skills will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+46 percent), Tulsa (+23 percent), Los Angeles (+18 percent), and Wichita (+16 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Quality Control Inspector's salary, with Dayton Quality Control Inspectors with Blueprints skills earning salaries that are 21 percent less than the national average. Workers in Cincinnati and Cleveland earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (17 percent less and 7 percent less, respectively).

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

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 192 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 18%