Median pay for Quality Assurance Representatives in the United States is around $15.56 per hour. While some workers in this profession — close to one-fifth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and a fair number have dental insurance. Most Quality Assurance Representatives report high levels of job satisfaction. Women Quality Assurance Representatives who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$31,726 - $94,286
$32K
$52K
$94K
MEDIAN: $52,485
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$11.30 - $22.55
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$31,726 - $94,286  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,910  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
Total Pay (?
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$25,282 - $77,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 54
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.30 - $22.55  
   
Overtime
$14.97 - $35.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,910  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$25,282 - $77,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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Job Description for Quality Assurance (QA) Representative

The specific tasks that quality assurance (QA) representatives perform vary widely by theindustries in which they work. In general, QA representatives ensure that companies continue to operate successfully by scrutinizing the quality of the goods or services that companies provide. QA representatives use various methods to ensure quality depending on their industry. For example, in manufacturing companies, QA representatives are typically responsible for visually inspecting products, performing functionality tests, and using special, field-specific technology to monitor quality; QA representatives in chemical manufacturing, for an example, might use mass spectrometry to determine the purity of chemicals.

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Quality Assurance (QA) Representative Tasks

  • Identify and report on policy changes needed for quality control.
  • Communicate quality guidelines effectively with coworkers and clients.
  • Ensure quality standards are consistently met in products and associated processes.

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Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) Representative

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


Quality Assurance Representatives with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $35K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $45K on average. For Quality Assurance Representatives, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $53K. Quality Assurance Representatives who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $84K.

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Key Stats for Quality Assurance (QA) Representative

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) Representative Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 102%

Experienced
up arrow 28%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance (QA) Representative Salaries

Auditing
up arrow 19%


National Average
$42,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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