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

The average Mid-Career Quality Control Inspector earns approximately $17.32 per hour. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $3K and $5K, respectively — total cash payment to Mid-Career Quality Control Inspectors can bottom out near $27K or peak near $72K depending on individual performance. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Mid-Career Quality Control Inspectors greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most Mid-Career Quality Control Inspectors like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$30,402 - $76,581
(Median)
$30K
$51K
$77K
MEDIAN: $50,696
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$11.89 - $26.61
(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
$30,402 - $76,581  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,106  
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $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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$26,840 - $71,963  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 208
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.89 - $26.61  
   
Overtime
$16.67 - $41.95  
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 - $3,106  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $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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$26,840 - $71,963  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 754
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Pay Difference by Location


Mid-Career Quality Control Inspectors will find that Portland offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 43 percent. Mid-Career Quality Control Inspectors will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+41 percent), Salt Lake City (+30 percent), Los Angeles (+22 percent), and Seattle (+16 percent). With compensation 18 percent below the national average, Phoenix is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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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
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
0%

National Average
$41,000

Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 169 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 15%
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