Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing Salary

Manufacturing Quality Control Managers in the United States pull down an average of $70K annually. Overall cash earnings for Manufacturing Quality Control Managers stretch from $34K on the lower end to $101K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $15K from bonuses and $7K from profit sharing. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Most Manufacturing Quality Control Managers survey respondents are men (71 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Manufacturing Quality Control Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,676 - $102,049
$44K
$70K
$100K
MEDIAN: $70,280
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$11.48 - $24.38
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MEDIAN: $17.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,676 - $102,049  
   
Bonus
$155.47 - $14,504  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,981  
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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$34,202 - $101,365  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 192
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.48 - $24.38  
   
Overtime
$18.71 - $36.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$155.47 - $14,504  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,981  
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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$34,202 - $101,365  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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Job Description for Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing

Manufacturing quality control managers are responsible for all aspects of quality assurance in a manufacturing plant. This primarily involves establishing an effective and efficient quality control process. They choose how, where, and how often manufacturing products are tested during the manufacturing process. They must balance between too many tests, which slows manufacturing, and too few tests, which leads to lower quality products. In addition to managing all aspects of product testing, quality control managers are also the primary contact point for regulatory agencies, clients, and management on plant safety and quality issues. They work with independent inspectors as the technical liaison for their plant. Manufacturing quality control managers must maintain current knowledge of standard industry practices and developments in testing measures and specifications.

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Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing Tasks

  • Develop and implement quality assurance programs to meet production standards and customer requirements.
  • Manage the selection, workflow, training and development of staff.
  • Assess and resolve production process issues.
  • Recommend manufacturing or technology aids to increase speed and efficiency.
  • Oversee product testing to ensure procedure accuracy.

Common Career Paths for Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing


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Manufacturing Quality Control Managers may progress into high-paying roles like Quality Assurance Director, where median compensation is $110K annually.

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Popular Skills for Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing


Survey results suggest that Manufacturing Quality Control Managers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Fortunate workers who know Six Sigma Black Belt can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 36 percent above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Word, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, and Windows Operating System General Use. Most people skilled in Quality Assurance / Quality Control are similarly competent in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office. Most people skilled in Quality Improvement / QA are similarly competent in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing

Pay by Experience for a Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 88 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 85 salaries. A Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 51 salaries.

Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing?

Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing in Caldwell:
"Working with and teaching people."
Pros: Being able to guide and mentor employees. Being able to pass my knowledge of welding on to better the employee which will help my company.
Cons: The hours and personality conflicts make it tough.

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Key Stats for Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing Salaries

▲20%

▲18%

▲3%

National Average
$61,000

▼25%

Skills That Affect Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing Salaries

Six Sigma Black Belt
▲36%

National Average
$61,000







Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 10%
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