Quality Assurance (QA) Director Salary

A Quality Assurance (QA) Director earns an average salary of $112,908 per year. A skill in Test Automation is associated with high pay for this job.
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$66,199 - $155,337
$66K
$110K
$160K
MEDIAN: $112,908
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50%
90%

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$14.81 - $68.68
$15
$32
$69
MEDIAN: $31.86
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$66,199 - $155,337  
   
Bonus
$1,531 - $31,082  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,489  
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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$65,661 - $173,380  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,405
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$14.81 - $68.68  
   
Overtime
$0.30 - $47.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,531 - $31,082  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,489  
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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$65,661 - $173,380  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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Job Description for Quality Assurance (QA) Director

The director of quality Assurance (QA) is normally a high-level management position within a company. Normally, technology companies or software manufacturers have quality assurance departments, but any manufacturer of consumer or commercial goods generally have a similar department and positions.

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Quality Assurance (QA) Director Tasks

  • Improve quality, ensure safety and reduce waste to increase profitability.
  • Hire, train, schedule and supervise quality assurance staff and managers.
  • Leads drive for quality and safety improvements in product specifications.
  • Develop and maintain quality control processes.
  • Work with other senior members of the organization in the design and development of new products.

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Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) Director

Pay by Experience for a Quality Assurance (QA) Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Assurance (QA) Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 197 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Assurance (QA) Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 295 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance (QA) Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 756 salaries. A Quality Assurance (QA) Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $127,000 based on 567 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $117,252

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Key Stats for Quality Assurance (QA) Director

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 161 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
39%
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Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) Director Salaries

▲9%

▲7%

National Average
$117,000

▼18%

▼33%

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance (QA) Director Salaries

Test Automation
▲16%



▲3%



National Average
$117,000




▼6%

Training
▼24%

Data Analysis
▼26%

ISO 9000
▼33%

Problem Solving
▼41%

Internal Audit
▼42%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 161 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 8%