Quality Control Manager, Construction Salary

Just below two-thirds of Construction Quality Control Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $48K to $102K per year, but median earnings come to around $71K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $10K and $13K, respectively — total cash payment to Construction Quality Control Managers can bottom out near $48K or peak near $102K depending on individual performance. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-half. Most Construction Quality Control Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$49,671 - $99,023
(Median)
$50K
$71K
$99K
MEDIAN: $70,630
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$14.65 - $40.72
(Median)
$15
$27
$41
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,671 - $99,023  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,348  
Profit Sharing
$45.00 - $13,000  
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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$47,786 - $102,256  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 296
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.65 - $40.72  
   
Overtime
$20.11 - $58.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,348  
   
Profit Sharing
$45.00 - $13,000  
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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$47,786 - $102,256  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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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


Construction Quality Control Managers note just a narrow range of job skills. Most notably, skills in Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Construction Estimating, Safety Compliance, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Project Management. Those educated in Quality Assurance / Quality Control tend to be well versed 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.


For Construction Quality Control Managers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $60K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $67K on average. Construction Quality Control Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $76K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $83K.

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Experience Affects Quality Control Manager, Construction Salaries



National Average
$71,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Quality Control Manager, Construction Salaries

National Average
$71,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 1%

Construction Estimating
up arrow 1%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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