Quality Control Analyst Salary

The average Quality Control Analyst in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $49K per year. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 59 percent. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$35,846 - $70,398
(Median)
$36K
$49K
$70K
MEDIAN: $48,504
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$13.69 - $25.80
(Median)
$14
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,846 - $70,398  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,997  
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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$32,702 - $68,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 382
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.69 - $25.80  
   
Overtime
$19.15 - $39.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,997  
   
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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$32,702 - $68,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 257

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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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Quality Control Analysts sometimes assume positions such as Quality Control Managers. That role pays $58K per year on average. Career advancement for the typical Quality Control Analyst often leads to becoming a Biotechnology Quality Control Analyst or a Quality Control Supervisor; median salaries in these positions are $3K higher and $7K higher, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Quality Control Analyst


Quality Control Analysts typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Most notably, skills in Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like SQL and Microsoft Excel. Those proficient in Data Analysis are, more often than not, also skilled in 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 $42K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $51K. Quality Control Analysts see a median salary of $54K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Quality Control Analysts report making only $51K on average.

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Experience Affects Quality Control Analyst Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Quality Control Analyst Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 1%

National Average
$46,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 119 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 15%