Quality Assurance Manager, Operations Salary

Quality Assurance Managers of Operations who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up slightly less than two-thirds of Quality Assurance Managers of Operations. Pay fluctuates from $44K to $128K per year, but expected earnings average $80K annually. The majority of Quality Assurance Managers of Operations claim high levels of job satisfaction. Male Quality Assurance Managers of Operations are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 52 percent of the field. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,276 - $115,807
$45K
$80K
$120K
MEDIAN: $80,291
10%
50%
90%

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$13.75 - $30.82
$18
MEDIAN: $18.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,276 - $115,807  
   
Bonus
$1,949 - $19,458  
Profit Sharing
$4,439  
Commission
$983  
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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$43,829 - $128,428  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 94
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,949 - $19,458  
   
Commission
$983  
Profit Sharing
$4,439  
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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$43,829 - $128,428  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Quality Assurance Manager, Operations

Quality assurance managers in the operations department are found in a wide variety of companies, but mostly those involved in manufacturing products. Individuals in this position help ensure that quality standards are met in operational processes. Some typical activities performed by these managers include analyzing data about performance and costs, performing audits of operation protocols and policies, managing third-party suppliers, and coordinating with legal or government regulatory agencies.

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Quality Assurance Manager, Operations Tasks

  • Develop and maintain quality assurance standards to ensure continuous improvement in operations processes.
  • Create common business-specific quality metrics and standards, and track improvement against these metrics.
  • Manage quality improvement activities or programs, and define objectives.
  • Coordinate with the operations department to identify and implement quality enhancements.

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Quality Assurance Managers of Operations' salaries may sharply decline when they move into higher-end positions like Operations Manager. The typical income for an Operations Manager is $59K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance Manager, Operations

Pay by Experience for a Quality Assurance Manager, Operations has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Assurance Manager, Operations with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 29 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Assurance Manager, Operations with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance Manager, Operations which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 40 salaries. A Quality Assurance Manager, Operations with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 29 salaries.

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Key Stats for Quality Assurance Manager, Operations

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Quality Assurance Manager, Operations Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$82,000

Entry-Level
▼38%

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Manager, Operations Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
▲14%

Quality Improvement / QA
▲8%

National Average
$82,000


Operations Management
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 8%
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