Quality Control (QC) Director Salary

Quality Control Directors receive generous compensation in the United States — earning an average of $100K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. In the world of Quality Control Directors, overall income ranges from $54K near the bottom to $178K at the top; this can include more than $35K from bonuses and more than $97K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Quality Control Directors. Men account for the majority of Quality Control Directors who responded to the questionnaire — 62 percent to be exact. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$56,333 - $161,065
(Median)
$56K
$100K
$160K
MEDIAN: $99,535
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$16.24 - $34.84
(Median)
$16
$28
$35
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$56,333 - $161,065  
   
Bonus
$152.05 - $35,202  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $96,958  
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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$54,100 - $177,723  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 209
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$16.24 - $34.84  
   
Overtime
$51.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$152.05 - $35,202  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $96,958  
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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$54,100 - $177,723  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Job Description for Quality Control (QC) Director

  • Define, track, and make recommendations about risks and potential quality concerns.
  • Organize and facilitate efficiency and lean initiatives across departments.
  • Set organizational standards and quality processes to ensure regulatory and brand quality.
  • Develop, coordinate, and execute plans to ensure the team achieves compliance and quality goals.
  • Establish and maintain budgets and stay within defined margins.

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Job skills reported by Quality Control Directors are limited. Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Regulatory Compliance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Regulatory Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Control (QC) Director

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


Quality Control Directors generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $68K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $83K. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $101K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $126K.

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Experience Affects Quality Control (QC) Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$100,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Entry-Level
up arrow 32%

Skills That Affect Quality Control (QC) Director Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
0%

National Average
$100,000

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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