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Quality Control (QC) Director Salary (United States)

With more than two-thirds of Quality Control Directors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Quality Control Directors is $93K per year and can range from $49K on the lower end to $169K per year near the higher end. Total cash compensation for Quality Control Directors runs from $49K to $169K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $30K and profit sharing that can reach almost $35K. The majority of Quality Control Directors (65 percent) survey respondents are male. The majority of Quality Control Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Quality Control (QC) Director Salary (?
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$51,312 - $156,239
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MEDIAN: $93,492
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Quality Control (QC) Director Salary (?
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$14.54 - $34.67
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$51,312 - $156,239  
   
Bonus
$771 - $29,696  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $34,905  
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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$48,572 - $169,110  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 183
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$14.54 - $34.67  
   
Overtime
$25.02 - $69.45  
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$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$771 - $29,696  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $34,905  
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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$48,572 - $169,110  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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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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Survey takers who work as Quality Control Directors usually report a few specific skills. Regulatory Compliance and Quality Assurance / Quality Control are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that pay less than market rate include Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

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 with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $66K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $82K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $95K. Deeply experienced professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience haul in an ample $120K on average.

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Experience Affects Quality Control (QC) Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%
Experienced
0%
National Average
$95,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 14%
Entry-Level
up arrow 31%

Skills That Affect Quality Control (QC) Director Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 1%
National Average
$95,000
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 9%