Quality Control Inspector Salary (United States)

A Quality Control Inspector earns an average wage of $15.11 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Cmm and Blueprints.
Quality Control Inspector Total Pay (?
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$27,755 - $73,143
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MEDIAN: $42,230
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Quality Control Inspector Total Pay (?
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$10.17 - $24.57
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$27,755 - $73,143  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,548  
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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$23,358 - $63,967  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,471
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.17 - $24.57  
   
Overtime
$14.60 - $36.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,548  
   
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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$23,358 - $63,967  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,471
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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 Difference By Location
Oklahoma City
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Tulsa
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Chicago
up arrow 14%
Minneapolis
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San Diego
up arrow 12%
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Austin
up arrow 3%
Irvine
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National Average
$35,000
Dallas
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Cleveland
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Los Angeles
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St. Louis
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Indianapolis
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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
up arrow 1%
National Average
$35,000
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Gender
Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
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: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 21%
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