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Quality Control (QC) Technician Salary

The average rate for a Quality Control (QC) Technician is $15.75 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
$30,165 - $53,237
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $39,422
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$11.65 - $21.59
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,165 - $53,237  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,065  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $2,960  
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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$26,041 - $51,813  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 368
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.65 - $21.59  
   
Overtime
$15.82 - $32.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,065  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $2,960  
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).
)
$26,041 - $51,813  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,235
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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
$36,000


Skills That Affect Quality Control (QC) Technician Salaries


Troubleshooting
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Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Training
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

National Average
$36,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 346 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 18%