Quality Assurance Manager Salary in Houston, Texas

With just below three-fifths of Quality Assurance Managers in Houston reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $47K to $122K per year and averages out to $77K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Quality Assurance Managers in Houston, Texas. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,265 - $119,269
MEDIAN: $76,678

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$46,785 - $121,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Quality Assurance Managers in Houston, Texas. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $64K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $73K. Houston Quality Assurance Managers see a median salary of $85K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $99K on average.

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Experience Affects Salaries

National Average

Skills That Affect Salaries

Project Management
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National Average

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Problem Solving
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Quality Improvement / QA
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Evaluation and Management Auditing
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Organizational Development
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Lean Manufacturing
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Data Analysis
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Regulatory Compliance
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Total Quality Management (TQM)
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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
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Operations Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.


30 %
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 9%