Quality Assurance Supervisor Salary

Pay for Quality Assurance Supervisors in the United States sits in the ballpark of $54K per year. Total cash compensation to Quality Assurance Supervisors approaches anywhere from $35K on the lower end to $78K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $7K from bonuses and upwards of $8K from profit sharing. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Men working as Quality Assurance Supervisors who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$37,622 - $78,044

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$12.59 - $25.59

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$37,622 - $78,044  
   
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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$34,822 - $78,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 813
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.59 - $25.59  
   
Overtime
$16.88 - $37.57  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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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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$34,822 - $78,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 200
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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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There are some Quality Assurance Supervisors — though it's uncommon — that transition into Quality Managers, where earnings are an average $72K annually. Becoming a Quality Assurance Manager is, more often than not, the most common role that Quality Assurance Supervisors move into when they're ready for the next step in their career. The average salary for the position is $68K. Another frequent advance is for Quality Assurance Supervisors to assume a Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisor role; in this role, workers often earn $50K.

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Popular Skills for Quality Assurance Supervisor


Quality Assurance Supervisors report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Quality Improvement / QA, Regulatory Compliance, People Management, and Auditing are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 7 percent, 6 percent, 5 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office. Most people familiar with Microsoft Excel also know 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 with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $48K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $55K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $59K in this role. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Quality Assurance Supervisor with more than 20 years of experience can earn $65K on average.

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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%



People Management
up arrow 5%

GMP Compliance
up arrow 2%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 1%

National Average
$52,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
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
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 11%
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