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Quality Control (QC) Associate Salary

Median pay for Quality Control Associates in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $15.32 per hour. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,641 - $69,280
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MEDIAN: $46,134
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$10.21 - $23.34
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,641 - $69,280  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,208  
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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$24,650 - $63,383  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $23.34  
   
Overtime
$13.94 - $34.10  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,208  
   
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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$24,650 - $63,383  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 202
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Job Description for Quality Control (QC) Associate

Quality control associates will work as a team to analyze products and services that have been completed by operations associates. High school diplomas plus two years experience in quality control are the minimum requirements. Bachelor's degrees are desirable but are not required as long as candidates have related experience. The candidates must be team players. Communications skills and attention to detailed are required. The jobs may require quality control associates to work overtime.

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Quality Control (QC) Associate Tasks

  • Document procedures and metrics to track performance and quality control.
  • Analyze data and create recommendations and guidelines to improve processes.
  • Manage processes across departments or laboratories for consistency and fit to standards.

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Quality Control Associates who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Fortunate workers who know GMP Compliance command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 40 percent above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Control (QC) Associate

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $35K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $45K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Quality Control Associates make a median salary of $43K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $38K.

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Experience Affects Quality Control (QC) Associate Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Quality Control (QC) Associate Salaries

GMP Compliance
up arrow 40%

National Average
$38,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 20%