Entry-Level Quality Assurance Manager Salary

Average Entry-Level Quality Assurance Managers make around $61K per year. Final cash compensation to Entry-Level Quality Assurance Managers varies from around $39K to approximately $93K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $12K and $15K, respectively. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Male Entry-Level Quality Assurance Managers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 53 percent of the field. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,118 - $90,122
$41K
$61K
$90K
MEDIAN: $60,718
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$13.51 - $31.66
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$32
MEDIAN: $19.03
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$41,118 - $90,122  
   
Bonus
$488.60 - $11,942  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,899  
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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$39,237 - $92,590  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,014
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.51 - $31.66  
   
Overtime
$19.08 - $46.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$488.60 - $11,942  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,899  
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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$39,237 - $92,590  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 153

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $59,907

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Quality Assurance Managers, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 54 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Quality Assurance Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+32 percent), Atlanta (+25 percent), Chicago (+20 percent), and Austin (+20 percent). Trailing the national average by 17 percent, Washington is the market with the smallest paychecks. Two other places where employers salaries are below the median are San Diego and Orlando (14 percent lower).

Quality Assurance Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Quality Assurance Manager in Dallas:
"Automotive quality."
The automotive business is stressful and the quality portion is even more stressful.

Quality Assurance Manager in Hatfield:
"Not everyone is treated the same."
To allow you to more properly execute your responsibilities, make sure the company adequately staffs your group and make sure it fully supports your group's role.

Key Stats for Quality Assurance Manager

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 197 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
28%
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Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Manager Salaries

Total Quality Management (TQM)
▲19%


▲3%

Project Management
▲3%

Problem Solving
▲1%

Regulatory Compliance
▲1%

Evaluation and Management Auditing
▲1%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$60,000

Data Analysis
▼1%


▼2%

Performance Analysis
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼4%

Safety Compliance
▼6%

Microsoft Word
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 197 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 15%
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