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

For Mid-Career QA Inspectors, commissions account for a significant portion of income and add up to over a third of their $40,725 annual pay. Medical benefits are awarded to a solid majority, and around two-thirds earn dental coverage. Making up 72 percent of the field, male Mid-Career QA Inspectors greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this outline were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Mid-Career Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector Salary (?
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$30,356 - $75,693
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $49,717
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Mid-Career Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector Salary (?
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$11.74 - $25.82
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$30,356 - $75,693  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,103  
Profit Sharing
$81.09 - $2,466  
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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$26,582 - $70,790  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 193
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $25.82  
   
Overtime
$16.38 - $39.06  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,103  
   
Profit Sharing
$81.09 - $2,466  
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).
)
$26,582 - $70,790  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 661
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$41,000
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Houston offers some of the highest pay in the country for Mid-Career QA Inspectors, 64 percent above the national average. Mid-Career QA Inspectors will also find cushy salaries in Portland (+46 percent) and Los Angeles (+22 percent).

Skills That Affect Mid-Career Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Blueprints
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Precision Measurement
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Microsoft Office
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National Average
$41,000
Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Gender

Female
28%
female alumni
 
Male
72%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 15%
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