A Quality Control Inspector earns an average wage of $14.97 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. A skill in Blueprints is associated with high pay for this job.
Quality Control Inspector Total Pay (?
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$28,612 - $74,084
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58K
74K
MEDIAN: $42,917
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Quality Control Inspector Total Pay (?
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$10.14 - $24.33
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$28,612 - $74,084  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,824  
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $4,596  
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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$23,284 - $63,246  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,452
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $24.33  
   
Overtime
$14.55 - $36.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,824  
   
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $4,596  
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).
)
$23,284 - $63,246  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,452
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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.
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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
Oklahoma City
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Fort Worth
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Tulsa
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Memphis
up arrow 17%
San Diego
up arrow 6%
Austin
up arrow 5%
Atlanta
up arrow 2%
Irvine
up arrow 1%
National Average
$35,000
Chicago
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Dallas
up arrow 10%
St. Louis
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Orlando
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Los Angeles
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Experience Affects Quality Control Inspector Salaries

National Average
$35,000

Skills That Affect Quality Control Inspector Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
National Average
$35,000
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%
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Gender
Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 21%
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