Quality Control (QC) Associate Salary
|Salary||$34,620 - $83,379|
|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).)
|$24,370 - $74,020|
|Hourly Rate||$10.64 - $25.66|
|Overtime||$15.53 - $42.89|
|Bonus||$587 - $6,953|
|Total Pay (||$24,370 - $74,020|
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.Read More...
The quality control associates will report to quality control team leaders. Quality control associates must maintain a database on defects, analyze the causes, and generate reports related to the findings. Quality control associates will be required to attend various meeting with operations and sales departments. Recommendations to minimize defects are highly encouraged at any time. Quality assurance associates must be able to work with minimal supervision. Accurate records of technical data must be recorded, maintained, and kept confidential.
The quality control associates will continuously communicate with operations associates regarding products quality and defects in person and via email, phone, and internal chat media. They are required to respond to operations associates' questions regarding defect findings in a timely manner. There will be no direct contact with external customers. Chosen candidates will be required to attend trainings that will be conducted by the education and training department in cooperation with senior staff of the operation and quality control department. The typical hours are standard daytime office hours with occasional overtime. There are no travel requirements for these positions. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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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