Quality Control Inspector Salary (United States)

A Quality Control Inspector earns an average wage of $15.12 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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$27,897 - $71,552
(Median)
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42K
57K
72K
MEDIAN: $41,870
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Quality Control Inspector Salary (?
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$10.20 - $24.57
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$27,897 - $71,552  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,525  
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $5,068  
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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$23,378 - $63,573  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 233
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.20 - $24.57  
   
Overtime
$14.64 - $37.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,525  
   
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $5,068  
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).
)
$23,378 - $63,573  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,243
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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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Tulsa
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San Antonio
up arrow 35%
Chicago
up arrow 14%
Minneapolis
up arrow 14%
Austin
up arrow 4%
Memphis
up arrow 3%
National Average
$35,000
Cleveland
up arrow 3%
Dallas
up arrow 4%
Indianapolis
up arrow 11%
Los Angeles
up arrow 14%
Charlotte
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St. Louis
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Experience Affects Quality Control Inspector Salaries

National Average
$35,000

Skills That Affect Quality Control Inspector Salaries

Cmm
up arrow 40%
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 4%
Precision Measurement
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
Windows Operating System General Use
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National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
30%
female alumni
 
Male
70%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

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