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Quality Assurance Manager, Operations Salary

Quality Assurance Managers of Operations in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent nearly three-fifths of Quality Assurance Managers of Operations. Salaries average out to around $74K per year and spread from $44K to $110K per year. In the world of Quality Assurance Managers of Operations, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $13K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $8K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $44K and $110K. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Quality Assurance Managers of Operations (63 percent) who took the survey are men. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$44,505 - $103,797
(Median)
$45K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,905
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$12.00 - $40.00
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$12
$22
$40
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,505 - $103,797  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,668  
Profit Sharing
$14.54 - $8,243  
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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$43,576 - $110,067  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 296
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.00 - $40.00  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $39.64  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,668  
   
Profit Sharing
$14.54 - $8,243  
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).
)
$43,576 - $110,067  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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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

  • Manage quality improvement activities or programs, and define objectives.
  • Coordinate with the operations department to identify and implement quality enhancements.
  • 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.

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Survey results show that Quality Assurance Managers of Operations typically report just a few professional skills. Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Operations Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Operations Management, on the other hand, is typically associated with much lower pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance Manager, Operations

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $53K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $75K. Quality Assurance Managers of Operations who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $82K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $86K.

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Experience Affects Quality Assurance Manager, Operations Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$76,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 30%

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Manager, Operations Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 1%

National Average
$76,000

Operations Management
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 82 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 10%