Quality Assurance (QA) Technician in San Diego, California Salary

The average rate for a Quality Assurance (QA) Technician in San Diego, California is $17.89 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Technical Analysis, Safety Compliance, Precision Measurement, Blueprints, and Quality Improvement / QA. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

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Hourly Rate
$10.47 - $23.66  
   
Overtime
$26.00  
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Bonus
$200.00  
   
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$22,092 - $51,220  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Key Stats for Quality Assurance (QA) Technician

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲26%

Mid-Career
▲25%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance (QA) Technician Salaries

Technical Analysis
▲25%

Safety Compliance
▲25%

Precision Measurement
▲24%

Blueprints
▲23%

Quality Improvement / QA
▲20%

Microsoft Office
▲10%

Microsoft Word
▲8%

Microsoft Excel
▲8%

Data Analysis
▲8%

Auditing
▲1%

Document Management
▲1%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼0%

National Average
$37,000

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 19%