Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing Salary

Just over a half of Manufacturing Quality Control Managers in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $34K to $96K per year, and the average comes out to $64K annually. In the world of Manufacturing Quality Control Managers, overall income ranges from $34K near the bottom to $96K at the top; this can include more than $12K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Men make up the majority of Manufacturing Quality Control Managers (68 percent) survey respondents. Work is enjoyable for Manufacturing Quality Control Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one-half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,187 - $95,933
(Median)
$41K
$64K
$96K
MEDIAN: $63,956
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$11.63 - $26.25
(Median)
$12
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$41,187 - $95,933  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,053  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,851  
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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$33,617 - $96,018  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 326
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $26.25  
   
Overtime
$15.26 - $37.74  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,053  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,851  
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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$33,617 - $96,018  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 131
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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

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

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As Manufacturing Quality Control Managers transition into upper-level roles such as Quality Assurance Director, they may see a strong upturn in salary. Quality Assurance Directors earn $107K on average per year.

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Popular Skills for Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing


Survey results imply that Manufacturing Quality Control Managers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, facility with Six Sigma Black Belt, Microsoft Office, and Quality Improvement / QA are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 45 percent, 5 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Excel are also skilled in Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing

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


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $44K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $60K. For Manufacturing Quality Control Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $70K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $67K.

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Experience Affects Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing Salaries




National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing Salaries

Six Sigma Black Belt
up arrow 45%


Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
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National Average
$57,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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