A Quality Assurance (QA) Director earns an average salary of $113,043 per year. A skill in Test Automation is associated with high pay for this job.
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$66,247 - $154,646
(Median)
$66K
$110K
$150K
MEDIAN: $113,043
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$14.62 - $67.80
(Median)
$15
$29
$68
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$66,247 - $154,646  
   
Bonus
$1,516 - $31,173  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,171  
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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$65,326 - $172,553  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,451
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$14.62 - $67.80  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $59.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,516 - $31,173  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $20,171  
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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$65,326 - $172,553  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $118,194

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Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) Director Salaries



National Average
$118,000



Skills That Affect Quality Assurance (QA) Director Salaries

Test Automation
up arrow 17%



Leadership
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 1%

Process Improvement
up arrow 1%

National Average
$118,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 1%


Auditing
up arrow 7%

Data Analysis
up arrow 27%

ISO 9000
up arrow 33%

Internal Audit
up arrow 36%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 41%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 172 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

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%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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