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Quality Control Manager, Construction Salary

With just under three-fifths of Construction Quality Control Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $43K to $101K per year and averages out to $70K per year. Cash earnings for Construction Quality Control Managers — including $10K in bonuses and $13K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $43K to $101K depending on individual performance. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one-half. Job satisfaction for Construction Quality Control Managers is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$47,336 - $97,381
(Median)
$47K
$70K
$97K
MEDIAN: $69,723
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$14.99 - $40.47
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,336 - $97,381  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,010  
Profit Sharing
$45.96 - $12,723  
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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$43,435 - $100,703  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 299
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.99 - $40.47  
   
Overtime
$21.38 - $52.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,010  
   
Profit Sharing
$45.96 - $12,723  
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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$43,435 - $100,703  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68

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Job Description for Quality Control Manager, Construction

Quality control managers for construction has quite a few responsibilities, including overseeing the quality of construction projects and ensuring all work meets the standard of contractual obligations. These managers are also in charge of verifying that all materials received for the project meet project and company needs. They also prepare quality control reports on a daily basis and submit them to a contracting officer, as well as prepare weekly and monthly reports as required by their company. Being able to manage multiple projects at the same time, inspecting construction sites, and identifying issues or inaccuracies are some other tasks performed by quality control managers for construction.

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Quality Control Manager, Construction Tasks

  • Oversee design, testing and rework logs, and ensure they meet contract and industry standards.
  • Inspect all work to meet specified contract goals and write daily quality control reports and invoices.
  • Participate and guide project quality control from kick-off until hand-off.
  • Track and oversee quality from raw material receipt to final product.

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Popular Skills for Quality Control Manager, Construction


Survey results show that Construction Quality Control Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Construction Estimating, and Safety Compliance can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those proficient in Quality Assurance / Quality Control are, more often than not, also skilled in Construction Estimating.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Control Manager, Construction

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $58K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $66K. For Construction Quality Control Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $78K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $82K.

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Experience Affects Quality Control Manager, Construction Salaries



National Average
$70,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Quality Control Manager, Construction Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
0%

National Average
$70,000

Construction Estimating
up arrow 1%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 18%
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