A Quality Assurance (QA) Director earns an average salary of $100,947 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Total Quality Management (TQM), Project Management, and Process Improvement.
Quality Assurance (QA) Director Total Pay (?
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$59,123 - $144,175
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MEDIAN: $100,946
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Quality Assurance (QA) Director Total Pay (?
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$15.63 - $48.77
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$59,123 - $144,175  
   
Bonus
$970 - $27,529  
Profit Sharing
$1,002 - $15,547  
Commission
$0.00 - $14,000  
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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$58,382 - $160,802  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,629
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$15.63 - $48.77  
   
Overtime
$17.62 - $55.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$970 - $27,529  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $14,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,002 - $15,547  
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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$58,382 - $160,802  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,629
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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 Difference By Location
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National Average
$106,000
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Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) Director Salaries

National Average
$106,000

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance (QA) Director Salaries

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Gender
Female
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female alumni
 
Male
62%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
34%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 8%
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