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Quality Control Inspector Salary (United States)

A Quality Control Inspector earns an average wage of $15.30 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. A skill in Cmm is associated with high pay for this job.
Quality Control Inspector Salary (?
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$26,736 - $70,765
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $41,522
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Quality Control Inspector Salary (?
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$10.24 - $24.75
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$26,736 - $70,765  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,497  
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $5,152  
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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$23,429 - $63,835  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 255
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.24 - $24.75  
   
Overtime
$14.51 - $37.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,497  
   
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $5,152  
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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$23,429 - $63,835  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,347
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Job Description for Quality Control Inspector

  • Discuss inspection results with those responsible for products, and recommend necessary corrective actions.
  • Discard or reject products, materials, and equipment not meeting specifications.
  • Inspect, test, and sample materials or assembled parts or products for defects and deviations from specifications.
  • Observe and monitor production operations and equipment to ensure conformance to specifications and make or order necessary process or assembly adjustments.

Common Career Paths for Quality Control Inspector

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Pay by Experience Level for Quality Control Inspector

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

Pay Difference By Location

San Antonio
up arrow 41%
Tulsa
up arrow 38%
Oklahoma City
up arrow 38%
up arrow 34%
Chicago
up arrow 15%
San Diego
up arrow 14%
Minneapolis
up arrow 13%
Atlanta
up arrow 10%
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Austin
up arrow 5%
Dallas
up arrow 1%
National Average
$35,000
Cleveland
up arrow 9%
Los Angeles
up arrow 12%
Indianapolis
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Charlotte
up arrow 13%
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Quality Control Inspector Reviews

What is it like working as a Quality Control Inspector?
Quality Control Inspector in Denver:
"Corporate Culture."
Pros: Low stress, free to inspect anywhere on the project, part of a team, everybody willing to help me learn new things to increase my knowledge in the company.
Cons: Lack of communication between discipline engineers/designers which creates quality issues on the project.

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Experience Affects Quality Control Inspector Salaries

National Average
$35,000

Skills That Affect Quality Control Inspector Salaries

Cmm
up arrow 39%
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 4%
Precision Measurement
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Excel
0%
Windows Operating System General Use
0%
National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 297 votes.

Gender

Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 21%