Quality Control Manager, Construction Salary (United States)

Quality Control Construction Managers in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with just under three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $67,757 per year on average but can range from $43,448 to $99,036 per year. Career duration and geography each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a majority earn dental coverage. For the most part, Quality Control Construction Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this outline were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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  
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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

Quality Control Construction Managers note just a narrow range of job skills. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Construction Estimating and Safety Compliance. It is often found that people who know Quality Assurance / Quality Control are also skilled 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.
In most cases, Quality Control Construction Managers can expect only incremental pay growth as they advance in their careers. In five to 10 years time, starting salaries of $58K can reach $64K. After 10 to 20 years, compensation comes in at $77K. Salary increase slows as Quality Control Construction Managers pass 20 years in their field, with average salaries hovering around $81K. 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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Washington is home to an above-average pay rate for Quality Control Construction Managers, 15 percent higher than the national average. Quality Control Construction Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+14 percent). Falling short of the national average by 16 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Dallas.

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Experience Affects Quality Control Manager, Construction Salaries

Experienced
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Skills That Affect Quality Control Manager, Construction Salaries

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

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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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