Quality Control Analyst Salary

The average Quality Control Analyst in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $49K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of Quality Control Analysts claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$36,212 - $70,964

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$13.97 - $26.51

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,212 - $70,964  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,986  
Total Pay (?
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$33,003 - $68,855  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 397
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.97 - $26.51  
   
Overtime
$20.29 - $39.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,986  
   
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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$33,003 - $68,855  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 290
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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

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

Common Career Paths for Quality Control Analyst


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There are some Quality Control Analysts — though it's uncommon — that transition into Quality Control Managers, where earnings are an average $58K annually. Typical career progression for a Quality Control Analyst involves becoming a Biotechnology Quality Control Analyst or a Quality Control Supervisor, roles that pay $1K more and $6K more on average.

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Popular Skills for Quality Control Analyst


Quality Control Analysts report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in HPLC, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis. Most people familiar with Data Analysis also know Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Control Analyst

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $44K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $52K. For Quality Control Analysts, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $56K. For some reason, Quality Control Analysts with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $50K.

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Experience Affects Quality Control Analyst Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$47,000


Skills That Affect Quality Control Analyst Salaries

HPLC
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
0%

National Average
$47,000

Data Analysis
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SQL
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 109 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 15%
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