Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing Salary (United States)

A Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing earns an average wage of $15.80 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing Total Pay (?
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$28,656 - $69,527
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MEDIAN: $44,390
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Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing Total Pay (?
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$11.10 - $23.44
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$28,656 - $69,527  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,072  
Profit Sharing
$225.00 - $5,500  
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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$24,776 - $58,470  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 893
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.10 - $23.44  
   
Overtime
$15.83 - $35.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,072  
   
Profit Sharing
$225.00 - $5,500  
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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$24,776 - $58,470  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 893
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Job Description for Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing

Manufacturing quality assurance inspectors are responsible for overseeing quality in their organization's manufacturing processes. They test all manufactured products and processing materials, ensuring that the end result has the required dimensions, weight, and quality (among other specifications) required by their organization. These quality assurance inspectors also review purchase orders to provide quality assurance support to other departments. as well as evaluate, and complete special inspections and other customer paperwork. They carefully inspect all parts needed for manufacturing to ensure the highest quality production environment. Another of their main responsibilities include writing and preparing reports that detail their results after inspection. They also read invoices, pack slips, and other complex customer supplied data. Additionally, they create specific reports for rejected parts and materials, returning them as needed, and coordinate the maintenance of inspection equipment.
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Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing Tasks
  • Discuss inspection results with those responsible for products, and recommend necessary corrective actions.
  • Discard or reject products, materials, and equipment not meeting specifications.
  • Inspect, test, and sample materials or assembled parts or products for defects and deviations from specifications.
  • Observe and monitor production operations and equipment to ensure conformance to specifications and make or order necessary process or assembly adjustments.

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Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing

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

Pay Difference By Location

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$37,000
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Experience Affects Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing Salaries

National Average
$37,000

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Office
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$37,000
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 168 votes.

Gender

Female
32%
female alumni
 
Male
68%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 14%
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