The average wage for a Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing is $15.71 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Precision Measurement, and Blueprints.Rate goes up steadily as a this job becomes more experienced.
Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing Total Pay (?
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$28,992 - $67,465
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MEDIAN: $44,516
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Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing Total Pay (?
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$10.89 - $23.31
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$28,992 - $67,465  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,072  
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $5,152  
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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$24,549 - $58,122  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 985
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.89 - $23.31  
   
Overtime
$15.40 - $35.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,072  
   
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $5,152  
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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$24,549 - $58,122  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 985
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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 Difference By Location
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$37,000

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing Salaries

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Gender
Female
31%
female alumni
 
Male
69%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 14%
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