Mid-Career Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Quality Control Inspectors lies in the neighborhood of $17.97 per hour. Final cash compensation to Mid-Career Quality Control Inspectors varies from around $28K to approximately $77K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K and $10K, respectively. Most Mid-Career Quality Control Inspectors report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,501 - $90,040
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$52K
$90K
MEDIAN: $51,772
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$12.34 - $27.80
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MEDIAN: $17.97
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$34,501 - $90,040  
   
Bonus
$396.41 - $4,993  
Profit Sharing
$483.39 - $10,256  
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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$28,207 - $77,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 277
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.34 - $27.80  
   
Overtime
$18.53 - $47.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$396.41 - $4,993  
   
Profit Sharing
$483.39 - $10,256  
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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$28,207 - $77,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 878
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,738

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Surpassing the national average by 85 percent, Mid-Career Quality Control Inspectors in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Mid-Career Quality Control Inspectors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+31 percent), Seattle (+18 percent), Cincinnati (+16 percent), and Oklahoma City (+14 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with San Diego Mid-Career Quality Control Inspectors earning much less — 21 percent less — than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in St. Louis (15 percent lower) and Chicago (5 percent lower).

Key Stats for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 163 votes.
5-9 years
74%
10-19 years
26%
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Skills That Affect Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector Salaries

▲4%




Microsoft Word
▼0%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼0%

National Average
$43,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 163 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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