Quality Assurance Supervisor Salary

Quality Assurance Supervisors in the United States take home approximately $54K per year on average. With some bonuses approaching $7K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $5K, overall incomes of Quality Assurance Supervisors spread between $36K and $81K depending on individual performance. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 52 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,905 - $79,833
$40K
$54K
$80K
MEDIAN: $54,373
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50%
90%

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$14.27 - $27.76
$14
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $18.94
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,905 - $79,833  
   
Bonus
$3.50 - $7,322  
Profit Sharing
$881 - $5,106  
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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$36,249 - $80,541  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 484
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.27 - $27.76  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.20  
Overtime
$20.17 - $38.46  
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
$3.50 - $7,322  
   
Profit Sharing
$881 - $5,106  
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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$36,249 - $80,541  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 124

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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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Though not the most common occurrence, Quality Assurance Supervisors sometimes become Quality Managers, where the average income is $73K per year. More often than not, a Quality Assurance Manager role is the next step for Quality Assurance Supervisors moving up in the field. Quality Assurance Managers usually make $70K per year. Many other Quality Assurance Supervisors choose to take on a Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisor role, where salaries are typically $50K.

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Popular Skills for Quality Assurance Supervisor


Quality Assurance Supervisors seem to exploit a large range of skills 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, with boosts between 3 percent and 9 percent. Those listing Training and Safety Compliance as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. The majority of those who know Microsoft Excel also know 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: $53,625

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

With a pay rate for Quality Assurance Supervisors that is 53 percent greater than the national average, San Diego offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Quality Assurance Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Raleigh (+35 percent), Austin (+30 percent), Memphis (+21 percent), and Atlanta (+10 percent). Quality Assurance Supervisors in Miami make 28 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Portland and Houston (12 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

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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 91 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
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 91 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 12%
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