Quality Assurance Manager, Operations Salary

Quality Assurance Managers of Operations in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with just under two-thirds bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $77K annually on average but can range from $43K to $121K per year. In the world of Quality Assurance Managers of Operations, total cash compensation can vary between $43K and $121K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $15K and $8K, respectively. For the most part, Quality Assurance Managers of Operations enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Quality Assurance Managers of Operations who responded to the questionnaire — 63 percent to be exact. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$44,001 - $115,288
(Median)
$44K
$77K
$120K
MEDIAN: $77,095
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$11.63 - $41.46
(Median)
$12
$22
$41
MEDIAN: $22.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,001 - $115,288  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,484  
Profit Sharing
$14.68 - $8,170  
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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$43,493 - $121,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 271
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $41.46  
   
Overtime
$27.74  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,484  
   
Commission
$983  
Profit Sharing
$14.68 - $8,170  
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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$43,493 - $121,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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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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Quality Assurance Managers of Operations may see a hefty downturn in earnings if they take top-notch roles like Operations Manager. The average pay for an Operations Manager is $59K.

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Quality Assurance Managers of Operations who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Regulatory Compliance, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Quality Improvement / QA, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Operations Management and Quality Improvement / QA, on the other hand, are 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.


For many Quality Assurance Managers of Operations, more experience generally translates to higher pay. 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 $78K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $87K in this role. Quality Assurance Managers of Operations who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $89K on average.

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Experience Affects Quality Assurance Manager, Operations Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$79,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 30%

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Manager, Operations Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 2%

National Average
$79,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 1%

Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 8%

Operations Management
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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