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Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing Salary

The average Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisor in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $56K annually. In the world of Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors, overall income ranges from $37K near the bottom to $77K at the top; this can include more than $6K from bonuses and more than $3K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors is high. 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 overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$40,590 - $75,974
(Median)
$41K
$56K
$76K
MEDIAN: $55,662
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$13.69 - $25.17
(Median)
$14
$18
$25
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
$40,590 - $75,974  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,058  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $3,452  
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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$36,537 - $76,977  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 326
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.69 - $25.17  
   
Overtime
$20.17 - $38.83  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,058  
   
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $3,452  
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).
)
$36,537 - $76,977  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 103

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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 it's uncommon, some Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors move into roles as Quality Assurance Managers of Operations, where pay is an average $75K per year. Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors most often move into positions as Quality Assurance Managers or Manufacturing Quality Control Managers; those groups report median salaries that are $15K higher and $4K higher, 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 pay less than market rate 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 Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $49K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $53K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $57K. 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
$53,000



Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Auditing
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National Average
$53,000

Microsoft Office
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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 91 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 10%