Quality Assurance Supervisor Salary

Quality Assurance Supervisors in the United States take home an average $55K annually. Total cash compensation to Quality Assurance Supervisors bottoms out near $37K and approaches $81K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $8K from bonuses and almost $5K from profit sharing. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 52 percent. Job satisfaction for Quality Assurance Supervisors is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$39,942 - $79,896
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$55K
$80K
MEDIAN: $54,713
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$14.66 - $28.22
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MEDIAN: $19.68
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$0$80K
Salary $39,942 - $79,896
Bonus $0.00 - $7,622
Profit Sharing $888 - $5,128
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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$36,963 - $80,851
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 467
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $14.66 - $28.22
Hourly Tips $0.20
Overtime $20.58 - $41.87
Annual Data $0$80K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,622
Profit Sharing $888 - $5,128
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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$36,963 - $80,851
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 128

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Job Description for Quality Assurance Supervisor

Quality assurance supervisors are responsible for finding potential quality issues in production and implementing solutions to mitigate problems.

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Quality Assurance Supervisor Tasks

  • Execute quality inspection schedules on a daily, weekly and structural basis.
  • Ensure adherence to inspection requirements and customer specifications.
  • Supervise and monitor inspection activities, staff and give technical direction when needed.
  • Audit and evaluate inspection results.

Common Career Paths for Quality Assurance Supervisor


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Quality Assurance Supervisors do not often transition into Quality Manager roles. The role averages $73K per year. A Quality Assurance Manager role is the most common promotion for Quality Assurance Supervisors moving up the ladder, and pay for the position tends to be around the $70K mark. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Quality Assurance Supervisors is a Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisor position, where earnings are usually $50K.

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Popular Skills for Quality Assurance Supervisor


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Quality Improvement / QA, Microsoft Word, Internal Audit, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Training and Safety Compliance as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Excel are also skilled in Regulatory Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Quality Assurance Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Assurance Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 296 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Assurance Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 199 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 188 salaries. A Quality Assurance Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 60 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,655

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Quality Assurance Supervisors will find that San Diego offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 53 percent. Quality Assurance Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Raleigh (+34 percent), Austin (+29 percent), Memphis (+21 percent), and Atlanta (+10 percent). Quality Assurance Supervisors in Miami earn salaries far below the national average by 28 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Workers in Portland and Houston earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (12 percent less and 7 percent less, respectively).

Quality Assurance Supervisor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Quality Assurance Supervisor?

Quality Assurance Supervisor in Troy:
"The people."
Pros: Being involved with day to day decisions and resolving conflicting issues with tickets.
Cons: Lack of structure.

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Key Stats for Quality Assurance Supervisor

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 103 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Quality Assurance Supervisor Salaries

▲19%

▲16%

▲6%

National Average
$54,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Supervisor Salaries


Microsoft Word
▲7%

Project Management
▲3%

Internal Audit
▲3%


▲2%


People Management
▼0%

Data Analysis
▼0%

GMP Compliance
▼0%

National Average
$54,000



Safety Compliance
▼15%

Training
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 103 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 12%
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