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Quality Assurance Supervisor, Manufacturing Salary

Average Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors in the United States make around $56K annually. Cash earnings for Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors — which occasionally include more than $6K from bonuses and more than $3K from profit sharing — stretch from around $37K to approximately $78K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. 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. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. For the most part, Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$40,668 - $76,590
(Median)
$41K
$56K
$77K
MEDIAN: $55,693
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$14.56 - $25.25
(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
$40,668 - $76,590  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,076  
Profit Sharing
$407.72 - $3,477  
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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$36,892 - $77,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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
$14.56 - $25.25  
   
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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,076  
   
Profit Sharing
$407.72 - $3,477  
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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$36,892 - $77,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 104

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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 $14K more and $4K more on average.

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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 seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Windows Operating System General Use. 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.


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 worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $50K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $54K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors make a median salary of $57K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings 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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Auditing
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National Average
$54,000

Microsoft Office
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 90 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
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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