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Quality Assurance Supervisor Salary

Earnings for Quality Assurance Supervisors in the United States come in at around $54K per year on average. Total cash compensation to Quality Assurance Supervisors ranges from $35K on the lower end to $79K on the higher end; the final number includes potential for approximately $8K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Quality Assurance Supervisors making up 50 percent of survey respondents. Most Quality Assurance Supervisors report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,272 - $77,998
(Median)
$37K
$54K
$78K
MEDIAN: $53,708
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50%
90%

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$12.42 - $25.24
(Median)
$12
$18
$25
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
$37,272 - $77,998  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,594  
Profit Sharing
$0.94 - $7,891  
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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$34,640 - $78,545  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 779
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
$12.42 - $25.24  
   
Overtime
$16.47 - $36.97  
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 - $7,594  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.94 - $7,891  
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).
)
$34,640 - $78,545  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 191

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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 Quality Assurance Supervisors do not often become Quality Managers, the job pays $72K per year on average. As Quality Assurance Supervisors progress in their field, many go on to become Quality Assurance Managers. In fact, this transition is more common than anything else, and pay for the position is usually $68K per year. Another common career choice for Quality Assurance Supervisors is to move into a Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisor role. Typically, Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors get paid $49K.

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Popular Skills for Quality Assurance Supervisor


Quality Assurance Supervisors seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Regulatory Compliance, GMP Compliance, Auditing, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office. Those familiar with Microsoft Excel also tend to know Regulatory Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance Supervisor

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $47K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $55K. Quality Assurance Supervisors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $58K. As Quality Assurance Supervisors reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $65K.

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Experience Affects Quality Assurance Supervisor Salaries




National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Supervisor Salaries


Auditing
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GMP Compliance
up arrow 3%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
0%

National Average
$52,000

People Management
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 176 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

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