Quality Control (QC) Director Salary

Quality Control Directors in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with more than two-thirds bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $96K per year on average but can range from $51K to $171K per year. Overall cash earnings of Quality Control Directors stretch from $51K near the bottom to $171K at the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $34K each from bonuses and profit sharing. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Quality Control Directors report high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Quality Control Directors (63 percent) who took the survey are men. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,864 - $158,000
(Median)
$52K
$96K
$160K
MEDIAN: $96,031
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$14.54 - $34.67
(Median)
$15
$26
$35
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$51,864 - $158,000  
   
Bonus
$780 - $34,427  
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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$50,520 - $170,731  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 191
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 (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$780 - $34,427  
   
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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$50,520 - $170,731  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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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Quality Control Directors who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Regulatory Compliance and Quality Assurance / Quality Control are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

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. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $68K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $83K. Quality Control Directors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $96K. Professionals with more than two decades of experience behind them enjoy a prosperous six-figure median salary of $122K.

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Experience Affects Quality Control (QC) Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

National Average
$97,000

Experienced
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Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Quality Control (QC) Director Salaries

National Average
$97,000

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 2%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

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: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 9%