Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing Salary

Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors in the United States take home approximately $56K per year on average. Final cash compensation to Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors varies from around $38K to approximately $78K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $6K and $4K, respectively. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. 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. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$40,944 - $76,625
(Median)
$41K
$56K
$77K
MEDIAN: $55,964
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$14.60 - $25.81
(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
$40,944 - $76,625  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,221  
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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$37,567 - $77,682  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 335
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.60 - $25.81  
   
Overtime
$20.64 - $39.53  
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 - $6,221  
   
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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$37,567 - $77,682  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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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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Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors who advance into the role of a Quality Assurance Manager of Operations are fairly uncommon. Quality Assurance Managers of Operations on average earn $75K per year. The most common next step for a Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisor is to become a Quality Assurance Manager or a Manufacturing Quality Control Manager. The former position pays an additional $14K per year on average, and the latter position pays $4K more per year.

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Popular Skills for Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. 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. Those proficient in Microsoft Excel are, more often than not, also skilled in 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 beginner in this position makes around $50K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $55K. Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $57K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $59K.

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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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
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: 64% employee benefits None: 11%
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