Quality Assurance Supervisor Salary

Quality Assurance Supervisors in the United States pull down an average of $54K per year. In the world of Quality Assurance Supervisors, total cash compensation can vary between $35K and $79K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $7K and $8K, respectively. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Men working as Quality Assurance Supervisors who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,589 - $78,012
(Median)
$38K
$54K
$78K
MEDIAN: $53,858
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90%

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$12.54 - $25.52
(Median)
$13
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$37,589 - $78,012  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,495  
Profit Sharing
$0.87 - $7,946  
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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$34,798 - $78,531  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 810
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.54 - $25.52  
   
Overtime
$16.88 - $37.57  
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 - $7,495  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.87 - $7,946  
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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$34,798 - $78,531  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 196
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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

  • 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


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While not commonly seen, Quality Assurance Supervisors who transition into a Quality Manager position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Quality Managers is $72K 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 $68K 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 results show that Quality Assurance Supervisors use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Quality Improvement / QA, Regulatory Compliance, Auditing, and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 7 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Excel are also skilled in Regulatory Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance Supervisor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Quality Assurance Supervisors do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $48K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $55K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Quality Assurance Supervisors see a median salary of $59K after reaching one to two decades on the job. After two decades in the workforce, the average Quality Assurance Supervisor generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $65K.

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Experience Affects Quality Assurance Supervisor Salaries




National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Supervisor Salaries

Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 7%


Auditing
up arrow 4%

People Management
up arrow 4%

GMP Compliance
up arrow 2%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 1%

National Average
$52,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 170 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 12%
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