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Quality Assurance Manager, Operations Salary

Roughly three in five of Quality Assurance Managers of Operations in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $44K to $114K per year, and the average comes out to $75K per year. Total cash compensation to Quality Assurance Managers of Operations approaches anywhere from $44K on the lower end to $114K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $14K from bonuses and upwards of $6K from profit sharing. The majority of Quality Assurance Managers of Operations (62 percent) survey respondents are male. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Quality Assurance Managers of Operations. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority.

$44,717 - $109,915
(Median)
$45K
$75K
$110K
MEDIAN: $74,690
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90%

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$11.74 - $40.85
(Median)
$12
$21
$41
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary 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
Salary
$44,717 - $109,915  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.30 - $5,817  
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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$43,842 - $114,135  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 279
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $40.85  
   
Overtime
$17.22 - $34.50  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.30 - $5,817  
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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$43,842 - $114,135  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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.


Quality Assurance Managers of Operations generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $55K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $75K. On average, Quality Assurance Managers of Operations make $83K following one to two decades on the job. 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 $88K.

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Experience Affects Quality Assurance Manager, Operations Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$77,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 29%

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Manager, Operations Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 2%

National Average
$77,000

Operations Management
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 9%
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