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Quality Control (QC) Director Salary

Quality Control Directors in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — a little under three-quarters have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $51K to $173K per year, median earnings come to $97K annually. The range in cash compensation to Quality Control Directors ($51K to $173K) includes potential earnings of $34K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Work is enjoyable for Quality Control Directors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up the majority of Quality Control Directors (64 percent) survey respondents. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$54,276 - $159,318
(Median)
$54K
$97K
$160K
MEDIAN: $96,841
10%
50%
90%

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$14.54 - $34.67
(Median)
$15
$26
$35
MEDIAN: $26.00
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90%

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National Salary 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
Salary
$54,276 - $159,318  
   
Bonus
$787 - $34,470  
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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$51,401 - $173,081  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 203
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.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$787 - $34,470  
   
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).
)
$51,401 - $173,081  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | 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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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Quality Control Directors who took the survey. Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Regulatory Compliance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

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. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $67K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $83K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Quality Control Directors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $99K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $122K.

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Experience Affects Quality Control (QC) Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$98,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Entry-Level
up arrow 32%

Skills That Affect Quality Control (QC) Director Salaries

National Average
$98,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 1%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 9%
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