Quality Control Analyst Salary

Quality Control Analysts in the United States pull down an average of $52K annually. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the particular firm, followed by career length and geographic location. Women Quality Control Analysts who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$37,205 - $73,403
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$52K
$73K
MEDIAN: $51,526
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$14.48 - $29.95
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$0$73K
Salary $37,205 - $73,403
Bonus $785 - $6,023
Profit Sharing $5,500
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$33,883 - $71,016
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 314
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $14.48 - $29.95
Overtime $21.45 - $46.09
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $785 - $6,023
Profit Sharing $5,500
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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$33,883 - $71,016
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 249

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Job Description for Quality Control Analyst

Quality control analysts are responsible for analyzing and proposing effective solutions for quality-control issues in their organization. One of their main responsibilities include overseeing a production environment, including conducting quality-control testing, creating reports that specify issues that need to be fixed, and making recommendations for increasing quality output while reducing the use of company resources. They implement control techniques for more efficient production, perform audits, and conduct maintenance duties to improve quality,and generate cost savings.

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Quality Control Analyst Tasks

  • Work with large datasets to identify, assess, and correct inaccuracies.
  • File reports for failed materials and ensure accordance with procedural safety regulations.
  • Document results and compare against control groups.

Common Career Paths for Quality Control Analyst


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Quality Control Analysts who transition into a Medical Devices Quality Engineer role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $69K per year. It is not uncommon for a Quality Control Analyst to continue on to become a Biotechnology Quality Control Analyst or a Quality Control Supervisor.

Quality Control Analyst Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Quality Control Analyst


J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $69K.

Popular Skills for Quality Control Analyst


Quality Control Analysts generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, facility with Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, and Quality Improvement / QA are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 36 percent, 27 percent, and 14 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Writing Procedures & Documentation, Microsoft Excel, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control. The majority of those who know Data Analysis also know Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Control Analyst

Pay by Experience for a Quality Control Analyst has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Control Analyst with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 360 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Control Analyst with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 130 salaries. An experienced Quality Control Analyst which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 95 salaries. A Quality Control Analyst with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 27 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,203

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Quality Control Analysts in San Diego enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 20 percent above the national average. Quality Control Analysts can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Frederick (+19 percent), Dallas (+16 percent), Los Angeles (+9 percent), and Boston (+8 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Cincinnati, 11 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Fort Collins and Atlanta (10 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

Quality Control Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Quality Control Analyst?

Quality Control Analyst in Falmouth:
"Eh."
Pros: Coworkers are great and supportive.
Cons: Lack of appreciation lack of raises/promotions other that the bare minimums.

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Key Stats for Quality Control Analyst

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 108 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Quality Control Analyst Salaries

▲26%

▲15%

▲14%

National Average
$49,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Quality Control Analyst Salaries

Biotechnology
▲36%

Molecular Biology
▲27%

Quality Improvement / QA
▲14%

SQL
▲7%

HPLC
▲6%

National Average
$49,000





Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 16%
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