Quality Control Manager, Construction Salary (United States)

Quality Control Construction Managers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and more than half have more than 10 years of experience. Salary is expected to be around $67,757 annually, but may range from $43,448 to $99,036 per year. Total cash compensation to Quality Control Construction Managers bottoms out near $45,897 and approaches $94,848 on the high end; the bigger paychecks include approximately $10,199 from bonuses and almost $12,822 from profit sharing. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this profession enjoy health benefits; medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and about half earn vision coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
Quality Control Manager, Construction Salary (?
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$45,897 - $94,848
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MEDIAN: $67,748
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Quality Control Manager, Construction Salary (?
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$14.80 - $39.89
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National Salary Data

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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$45,897 - $94,848  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,199  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $12,822  
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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$43,448 - $99,036  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 324
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.80 - $39.89  
   
Overtime
$21.38 - $50.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,199  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $12,822  
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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$43,448 - $99,036  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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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 takers who work as Quality Control Construction Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Construction Estimating and Safety Compliance. 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.
For Quality Control Construction Managers, experience in the field does not tend to play a major role in salary decisions; in general, pay does not go up drastically with more experience, and earnings grow incrementally instead. After five to 10 years, pay—which begins at $58K—can reach $64K. Those who spend a decent amount of time in this profession—one to two decades—usually make about $77K. A 20-year tenure heralds decreased salary growth, and Quality Control Construction Managers who have made it this far report earning around $81K per year. The majority of Quality Control Construction Managers have only one to 10 years of practice in the field. Workers with 10 to 20 years make up the second biggest group followed by those with more than 20 years under their belt.

Pay Difference By Location

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$68,000
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For Quality Control Construction Managers, working in the bustling city of Washington has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Quality Control Construction Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+14 percent). In Dallas, salaries are 16 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Experience Affects Quality Control Manager, Construction Salaries

Experienced
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$68,000
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Skills That Affect Quality Control Manager, Construction Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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$68,000
Safety Compliance
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Construction Estimating
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 18%
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