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

Mid-Career Quality Control Inspectors take home approximately $17.98 per hour on average. In the world of Mid-Career Quality Control Inspectors, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $4K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $10K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $28K and $77K. Most Mid-Career Quality Control Inspectors report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Mid-Career Quality Control Inspectors are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,211 - $90,517
(Median)
$33K
$52K
$91K
MEDIAN: $52,455
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$12.27 - $27.99
(Median)
$12
$18
$28
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$33,211 - $90,517  
   
Bonus
$486.89 - $4,496  
Profit Sharing
$494.35 - $10,476  
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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$28,017 - $77,084  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 263
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$12.27 - $27.99  
   
Overtime
$18.27 - $51.29  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$486.89 - $4,496  
   
Profit Sharing
$494.35 - $10,476  
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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$28,017 - $77,084  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 810
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,621

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New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Mid-Career Quality Control Inspectors, 41 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Quality Control Inspectors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Jose (+37 percent), Houston (+35 percent), Portland (+32 percent), and Oklahoma City (+14 percent). Rochester ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 6 percent below the national average. Employers pay around 5 percent less in Phoenix and 3 percent less in San Diego, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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


Microsoft Office
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Precision Measurement
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Microsoft Word
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Windows Operating System General Use
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National Average
$43,000

Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 144 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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