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

Earnings for Mid-Career Quality Control Inspectors come in at around $17.29 per hour on average. Total incomes of Mid-Career Quality Control Inspectors incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $3K from bonuses and close to $5K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $27K and $71K. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Quality Control Inspectors is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Mid-Career Quality Control Inspectors greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,134 - $76,075
(Median)
$30K
$50K
$76K
MEDIAN: $50,227
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$11.91 - $26.60
(Median)
$12
$17
$27
MEDIAN: $17.00
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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$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$30,134 - $76,075  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,087  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $4,894  
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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$26,892 - $71,383  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 201
National Hourly Rate 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$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.91 - $26.60  
   
Overtime
$16.84 - $42.68  
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.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,087  
   
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $4,894  
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).
)
$26,892 - $71,383  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 737

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Pay Difference by Location


For Mid-Career Quality Control Inspectors, busy Houston offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 54 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Quality Control Inspectors will also find cushy salaries in Portland (+44 percent), Salt Lake City (+30 percent), Los Angeles (+23 percent), and Dallas (+18 percent). Phoenix ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 18 percent below the national average.

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

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Blueprints
up arrow 4%

Precision Measurement
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$41,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 171 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 16%
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