Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors in the United States pull down an average of $58K annually. In the world of Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $6K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $11K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $38K and $80K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Work is enjoyable for Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. More than half of Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors (61 percent) survey respondents are men. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$42,633 - $78,970
$43K
$58K
$79K
MEDIAN: $57,658
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$14.60 - $27.73
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MEDIAN: $19.20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$42,633 - $78,970  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,300  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,074  
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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$38,334 - $79,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 292
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.60 - $27.73  
   
Overtime
$21.69 - $42.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,300  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,074  
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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$38,334 - $79,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing


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Though some Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors move into positions like Quality Assurance Director (where the average salary is $109K), this progression is not the norm. It is quite typical for Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors to transition into roles as Quality Assurance Managers or Quality Managers, where reported median earnings are $13K and $17K higher per year.

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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 Improvement / QA, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Team Leadership as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Internal Audit and Microsoft Word also typically command lower compensation. Most people who know Microsoft Office also know Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing

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


For Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $54K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $59K. Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors see a median salary of $59K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $62K.

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Key Stats for Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
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Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing Salaries




National Average
$56,000


Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Quality Improvement / QA
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National Average
$56,000




Auditing
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Internal Audit
up arrow 11%

Team Leadership
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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