Quality Assurance Supervisor Salary (United States)

A typical Quality Assurance Supervisor in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $51,928 per year. Compensation generally starts at $34,281 and does not exceed $78,985 per year. Overall cash earnings for Quality Assurance Supervisors vary widely between $34,281 and $78,985; for a select few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $7,704 each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Residency is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. A strong majority enjoy medical while most get dental coverage in this occupation. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Women are just slightly outnumbered in the field, with male Quality Assurance Supervisors making up 52 percent of workers. The majority of Quality Assurance Supervisors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.
Quality Assurance Supervisor Salary (?
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$36,657 - $77,871
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MEDIAN: $53,535
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Quality Assurance Supervisor Salary (?
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$12.41 - $25.37
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$36,657 - $77,871  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,704  
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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$34,281 - $78,985  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 594
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.41 - $25.37  
   
Overtime
$15.17 - $37.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,704  
   
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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$34,281 - $78,985  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 154
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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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Quality Assurance Supervisors who advance into the role of a Quality Manager—while rather uncommon—bring in an extra $19,642 per year. A Quality Assurance Manager role is the most prevalent career advancement for Quality Assurance Supervisors, and paychecks swell by $15,769 per year. a Manufacturing QA Supervisor position is another common transition for Quality Assurance Supervisors; in this role, salaries typically decrease by $2,673.

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Popular Skills for Quality Assurance Supervisor

Quality Assurance Supervisors generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in People Management, GMP Compliance, Regulatory Compliance, and Auditing are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 7 percent, 6 percent, 4 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office. Most people who know 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.
For Quality Assurance Supervisors, experience is not a major factor in determining pay, and incremental pay growth is standard. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $47K; however, pay rises to approximately $55K after five to 10 years. Between 10 and 20 years, pay reaches $59K. Though minimal, Quality Assurance Supervisors continue to experience salary development even after two decades, and pay is estimated at $65K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about a quarter of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 2 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 11 percent. Between one and nine years is the typical spectrum of experience for those in this line of work—of those who took the survey, a majority land within it.

Pay Difference By Location

Cleveland
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Raleigh
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San Diego
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Denver
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Minneapolis
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Atlanta
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Houston
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Los Angeles
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National Average
$52,000
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For Quality Assurance Supervisors, working in the bustling city of Cleveland has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Raleigh, San Diego, Denver, and Dallas also offer top salaries for Quality Assurance Supervisors. Workers in these cities can expect to earn about 41 percent, 17 percent, 16 percent, and 15 percent more, respectively. Phoenix is the lowest-paying area, 6 percent south of the national average.

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Experience Affects Quality Assurance Supervisor Salaries

National Average
$52,000

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Supervisor Salaries

People Management
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GMP Compliance
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Regulatory Compliance
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Auditing
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National Average
$52,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 170 votes.

Gender

Female
48%
female alumni
 
Male
52%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 11%
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