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Quality Control (QC) Technician Salary

A Quality Control (QC) Technician earns an average wage of $15.83 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Quality Improvement / QA is associated with high pay for this job.
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$30,363 - $54,514
(Median)
$30K
$40K
$55K
MEDIAN: $39,685
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$11.64 - $21.63
(Median)
$12
$16
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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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$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,363 - $54,514  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,068  
Profit Sharing
$25.00 - $3,500  
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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$26,012 - $52,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 403
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.64 - $21.63  
   
Overtime
$15.45 - $32.15  
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.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,068  
   
Profit Sharing
$25.00 - $3,500  
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).
)
$26,012 - $52,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,377

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Job Description for Quality Control (QC) Technician

Quality control (QC) technicians are a crucial part of almost all manufacturing operations. Contrary to what some believe, they are not only involved as a final check before a product goes out the door; they are also responsible for verifying the quality of the basic materials received (as using a flawed material in the production process will inevitably result in a flawed end product) as well as every step in the manufacturing process. 

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Quality Control (QC) Technician Tasks

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Quality Control (QC) Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Quality Control (QC) Technician Salaries




National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Quality Control (QC) Technician Salaries

Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 27%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 4%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

Training
0%

National Average
$37,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 359 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 16%
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