Quality Control Manager, Construction Salary

With just below two-thirds of Construction Quality Control Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Construction Quality Control Managers is $71K annually and can range from $48K on the lower end to $102K per year near the higher end. Cash earnings for Construction Quality Control Managers — which occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $13K from profit sharing — stretch from around $48K to approximately $102K. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. A strong majority enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around half. For the most part, Construction Quality Control Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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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


Professional skills reported by Construction Quality Control Managers are few in number. 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 pay less than market rate include Project Management. For most people, competency in Quality Assurance / Quality Control indicates knowledge of Construction Estimating.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Control Manager, Construction

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $67K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $60K. Construction Quality Control Managers bring in $76K after working for 10 to 20 years. Construction Quality Control Managers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers 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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