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Entry-Level Quality Assurance Manager Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Quality Assurance Managers come in at around $56K per year on average. Overall cash earnings for Entry-Level Quality Assurance Managers stretch from $35K on the lower end to $84K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $9K from bonuses and $5K from profit sharing. 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 56 percent of the field. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Quality Assurance Managers is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,008 - $82,337
(Median)
$39K
$56K
$82K
MEDIAN: $56,286
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90%

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$11.81 - $30.37
(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
$39,008 - $82,337  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,274  
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $5,068  
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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$35,455 - $83,774  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,120
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 - $30.37  
   
Overtime
$12.97 - $35.56  
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 - $9,274  
   
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $5,068  
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).
)
$35,455 - $83,774  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 195

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Pay Difference by Location


New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Quality Assurance Managers, 19 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Quality Assurance Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+15 percent), Cincinnati (+13 percent), Miami (+10 percent), and Houston (+10 percent). Denver is the lowest-paying area, 8 percent south of the national average. Orlando and Seattle are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 5 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Quality Assurance Manager Salaries

Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 7%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Auditing
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Total Quality Management (TQM)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$55,000

Leadership
up arrow 1%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 2%

Evaluation and Management Auditing
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Problem Solving
up arrow 5%

Data Analysis
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Safety Compliance
up arrow 8%

Performance Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 247 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 15%
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