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Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing Salary

Earnings for Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors in the United States come in at around $56K per year on average. Final cash compensation to Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors varies from around $37K to approximately $78K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $6K and $4K, respectively. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$40,824 - $76,976
(Median)
$41K
$56K
$77K
MEDIAN: $56,010
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90%

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$14.59 - $25.46
(Median)
$15
$19
$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
$40,824 - $76,976  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,064  
Profit Sharing
$410.54 - $3,945  
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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$37,101 - $77,714  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 334
National Hourly Rate 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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.59 - $25.46  
   
Overtime
$20.69 - $39.44  
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 - $6,064  
   
Profit Sharing
$410.54 - $3,945  
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).
)
$37,101 - $77,714  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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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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While not commonly seen, Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors who transition into a Quality Assurance Manager of Operations position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Quality Assurance Managers of Operations is $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 $14K higher and $4K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing


Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. 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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Excel are 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $51K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $54K. For Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $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
$54,000


Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Auditing
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National Average
$54,000

Microsoft Office
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Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 88 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
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 10%
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