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Quality Control Analyst Salary

Pay for Quality Control Analysts in the United States sits in the ballpark of $49K per year. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$35,942 - $71,030
(Median)
$36K
$49K
$71K
MEDIAN: $48,734
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50%
90%

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$13.54 - $25.97
(Median)
$14
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
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90%

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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$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,942 - $71,030  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,011  
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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$32,694 - $68,631  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 390
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.54 - $25.97  
   
Overtime
$18.74 - $39.36  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,011  
   
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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$32,694 - $68,631  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 270

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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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While Quality Control Analysts do not often become Quality Control Managers, the job pays $58K per year on average. When Quality Control Analysts are ready for the next step in their careers, they often become Biotechnology Quality Control Analysts or Quality Control Supervisors. Those roles pay an additional $2K and $7K, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Quality Control Analyst


Professional skills reported by Quality Control Analysts are few in number. 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 familiar with Data Analysis also tend to 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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $42K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $52K. Quality Control Analysts claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $55K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $51K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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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 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 120 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
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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