Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing Salary

Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors in the United States can expect wages of $56K annually on average. Total cash earnings of Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors range from $38K on the low end to $78K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $6K and $4K, respectively. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Male Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 58 percent of the field. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$41,042 - $76,989
(Median)
$41K
$56K
$77K
MEDIAN: $56,133
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$14.83 - $25.58
(Median)
$15
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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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$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$41,042 - $76,989  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,231  
Profit Sharing
$407.72 - $3,973  
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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$37,811 - $77,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 334
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.83 - $25.58  
   
Overtime
$21.70 - $39.73  
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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,231  
   
Profit Sharing
$407.72 - $3,973  
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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$37,811 - $77,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 102
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Job Description for Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing

The manufacturing quality assurance supervisor is in charge of ensuring that the products produced at their manufacturing facility are safe, consistent, of high quality and in the correct quantity. The supervisor makes sure this happens by testing and sampling products in a timely, accurate manner, which helps make sure that all products conform to standards, are labeled properly and are properly functioning. This position requires excellent knowledge of the product, as well as strong communication skills to make sure that all employees are fully aware of required procedures and operations.

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Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing Tasks

  • Supervise and monitor inspection activities, staff and give technical direction when needed.
  • Audit and evaluate inspection results.
  • Execute quality inspection schedules on a daily, weekly and structural basis.
  • Ensure adherence to inspection requirements and customer specifications.

Common Career Paths for Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing


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Though not the most common occurrence, Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors sometimes become Quality Assurance Managers of Operations, where the average income is $75K per year. When Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Quality Assurance Managers or Manufacturing Quality Control Managers. Those roles pay an additional $14K and $3K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing


Survey results suggest that Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Auditing, Microsoft Office, and Windows Operating System General Use are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. Most people who know Microsoft Excel also know Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $50K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $55K. Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors bring in $57K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $59K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing Salaries




National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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National Average
$54,000

Microsoft Office
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Auditing
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 10%
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