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Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing Salary

Pay for Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors in the United States sits in the ballpark of $55K per year. Total cash compensation to Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors bottoms out near $36K and approaches $77K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $6K from bonuses and almost $3K from profit sharing. Male Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 59 percent of the field. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Work is enjoyable for Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
$40,172 - $75,944
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MEDIAN: $55,399
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$13.59 - $24.86
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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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
$40,172 - $75,944  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,095  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $3,394  
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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$36,046 - $77,316  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 336
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.59 - $24.86  
   
Overtime
$19.69 - $39.09  
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 - $6,095  
   
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $3,394  
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).
)
$36,046 - $77,316  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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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 some Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors move into positions like Quality Assurance Manager of Operations (where the average salary is $75K), this progression is not the norm. Typical career progression for a Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisor involves becoming a Quality Assurance Manager or a Manufacturing Quality Control Manager, roles that pay $15K more and $5K more on average.

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Popular Skills for Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing


Survey results imply that Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Auditing, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. For most people, competency in Microsoft Excel indicates knowledge of 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. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $49K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $53K. Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $57K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $59K.

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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 102 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 10%