A Quality Control (QC) Specialist earns an average wage of $16.50 per hour. A skill in Quality Assurance / Quality Control is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Quality Control (QC) Specialist Total Pay (?
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$30,999 - $68,215
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MEDIAN: $46,695
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Quality Control (QC) Specialist Total Pay (?
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$11.43 - $22.57
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,999 - $68,215  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,970  
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $10,213  
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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$27,121 - $64,424  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 593
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.43 - $22.57  
   
Overtime
$16.23 - $33.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,970  
   
Profit Sharing
$293.61 - $10,213  
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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$27,121 - $64,424  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 593
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Job Description for Quality Control (QC) Specialist
  • Support factory quality engineers and managers with customer and supplier issues.
  • Calibrate and maintain all gauges and test machines.
  • Perform routine testing to ensure quality and adherence to regulations and standards.
  • Conduct risk assessment and corrective action solutions.
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$41,000
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Experience Affects Quality Control (QC) Specialist Salaries

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$41,000

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National Average
$41,000
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Gender
Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%
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