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Entry-Level Quality Assurance Manager Salary

Entry-Level Quality Assurance Managers pull down an average of $56K annually. Total incomes of Entry-Level Quality Assurance Managers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $9K from bonuses and close to $5K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $35K and $84K. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over a half. Men make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Quality Assurance Managers (56 percent) who responded to the survey. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Quality Assurance Managers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$38,936 - $82,294
(Median)
$39K
$56K
$82K
MEDIAN: $56,385
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90%

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$11.81 - $30.16
(Median)
$12
$18
$30
MEDIAN: $17.00
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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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,936 - $82,294  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,168  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $5,120  
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).
)
$35,320 - $83,662  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,116
National Hourly Rate 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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.81 - $30.16  
   
Overtime
$13.25 - $36.40  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,168  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $5,120  
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).
)
$35,320 - $83,662  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 196

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Pay Difference by Location


For Entry-Level Quality Assurance Managers, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Quality Assurance Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+14 percent), Cincinnati (+13 percent), Miami (+10 percent), and Louisville (+9 percent). In Denver, salaries are 10 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Employers also pay below the national average in Los Angeles and Seattle (4 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Quality Assurance Manager Salaries

Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 8%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 7%

Total Quality Management (TQM)
up arrow 4%

Project Management
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Auditing
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National Average
$55,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Leadership
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Problem Solving
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Evaluation and Management Auditing
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Data Analysis
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Safety Compliance
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Performance Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 251 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 15%