On average, Quality Control Directors in the United States earn six-figure salaries ($113K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. For the most part, Quality Control Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$58,761 - $162,556
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MEDIAN: $113,261
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$58,761 - $162,556  
   
Bonus
$4,949 - $35,667  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$59,123 - $182,707  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 89
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$40.12  
   
Overtime
$61.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$4,949 - $35,667  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$59,123 - $182,707  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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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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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. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $71K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $83K. Experienced professionals — those with 10 to 20 years in the field — see salaries in the six-figure territory, securing around $118K on average. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $142K.

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Experience Affects Quality Control (QC) Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$117,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 29%

Entry-Level
up arrow 40%

Skills That Affect Quality Control (QC) Director Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
0%

National Average
$117,000

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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