Quality Control (QC) Director Salary

Quality Control Directors in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths of Quality Control Directors. Salaries average out to around $98K per year and spread from $52K to $174K per year. Total cash compensation to Quality Control Directors ranges from $52K on the lower end to $174K on the higher end; the final number includes potential for approximately $35K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 62 percent of Quality Control Directors are male. For the most part, Quality Control Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,146 - $159,571
(Median)
$55K
$98K
$160K
MEDIAN: $97,558
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$11.79 - $34.84
(Median)
$12
$21
$35
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$55,146 - $159,571  
   
Bonus
$791 - $34,993  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $35,234  
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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$51,753 - $173,834  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 201
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$11.79 - $34.84  
   
Overtime
$25.82 - $68.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$791 - $34,993  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $35,234  
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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$51,753 - $173,834  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | 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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Survey takers who work as Quality Control Directors usually report a few specific skills. 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.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Quality Control Directors. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $67K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $83K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $102K. Quality Control Directors who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $123K on average.

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Experience Affects Quality Control (QC) Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$100,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Entry-Level
up arrow 33%

Skills That Affect Quality Control (QC) Director Salaries

National Average
$100,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 3%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%
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