Quality Control (QC) Director Salary

On average, Quality Control Directors in the United States earn six-figure salaries ($100K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Total cash compensation to Quality Control Directors approaches anywhere from $54K on the lower end to $178K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $35K from bonuses and upwards of $97K from profit sharing. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Men account for the majority of Quality Control Directors who responded to the questionnaire — 62 percent to be exact. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$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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Quality Control Directors report a narrow range of specific skills. Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Regulatory Compliance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. At the other end of the pay range are skills like 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 with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $68K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $83K. After 10 to 20 years, professionals can make it pretty big; the median salary sits in the six-figure neighborhood of $101K. Quality Control Directors who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median 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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