Quality Control (QC) Associate Salary

Median pay for Quality Control Associates in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $15.65 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Job satisfaction for Quality Control Associates is high. The majority of Quality Control Associates (61 percent) who took the survey are women. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$34,620 - $83,379
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$83K
MEDIAN: $54,077
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$10.64 - $25.66
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$0$83K
Salary $34,620 - $83,379
Bonus $587 - $6,953
Total Pay (?
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$24,370 - $74,020
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 64
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $10.64 - $25.66
Overtime $15.53 - $42.89
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $587 - $6,953
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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$24,370 - $74,020
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 95

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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

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

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Popular Skills for Quality Control (QC) Associate


Quality Control Associates report a narrow range of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Data Analysis, Biotechnology, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, and GMP Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like GMP Compliance. Aptitude in GMP Compliance tends to also indicate an understanding of Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Control (QC) Associate

Pay by Experience for a Quality Control (QC) Associate has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Control (QC) Associate with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 129 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Control (QC) Associate with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Quality Control (QC) Associate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 26 salaries. A Quality Control (QC) Associate with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a Quality Control (QC) Associate?

Quality Control (QC) Associate in Buda:
No paid vacation or sick leave.

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Key Stats for Quality Control (QC) Associate

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Quality Control (QC) Associate Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$43,000

Experienced
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Quality Control (QC) Associate Salaries

Data Analysis
▲18%

Biotechnology
▲2%

National Average
$43,000


GMP Compliance
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 18%
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