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Quality Assurance (QA) Director Salary (United States)

A Quality Assurance (QA) Director earns an average salary of $102,399 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Six Sigma Black Belt and Total Quality Management (TQM).
Quality Assurance (QA) Director Salary (?
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$60,281 - $146,961
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MEDIAN: $102,399
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Quality Assurance (QA) Director Salary (?
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$16.15 - $50.25
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$60,281 - $146,961  
   
Bonus
$300.67 - $27,073  
Profit Sharing
$900 - $19,574  
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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$59,185 - $163,106  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,453
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$16.15 - $50.25  
   
Overtime
$5.13 - $64.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$300.67 - $27,073  
   
Profit Sharing
$900 - $19,574  
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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$59,185 - $163,106  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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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

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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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San Jose
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Boston
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San Diego
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New York
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Philadelphia
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Los Angeles
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Dallas
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Cleveland
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National Average
$109,000
Atlanta
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Denver
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Austin
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Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) Director Salaries

National Average
$109,000

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance (QA) Director Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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National Average
$109,000
Regulatory Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
38%
female alumni
 
Male
62%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 8%