Quality Control (QC) Director Salary

Between two-thirds and three-fourths of Quality Control Directors in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $52K to $174K per year, but median earnings come to around $98K annually. Total cash compensation to Quality Control Directors varies from $52K to $174K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $35K each. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most Quality Control Directors report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of Quality Control Directors (63 percent) survey respondents are male. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$56,411 - $159,319

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$11.79 - $34.84

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$56,411 - $159,319  
   
Bonus
$787 - $35,134  
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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$52,482 - $173,605  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 203
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
$787 - $35,134  
   
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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$52,482 - $173,605  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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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Quality Control Directors note just a narrow range of job 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.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Quality Control Directors. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $66K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $82K on average. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $103K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $123K.

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Experience Affects Quality Control (QC) Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$100,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

Entry-Level
up arrow 34%

Skills That Affect Quality Control (QC) Director Salaries

National Average
$100,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 2%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 9%
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