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Quality Control Supervisor, Industrial Manufacturing Salary

Industrial Manufacturing Quality Control Supervisors in the United States can expect to earn an average of $54K per year. Final cash compensation to Industrial Manufacturing Quality Control Supervisors varies from around $35K to approximately $77K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $11K and $7K, respectively. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Industrial Manufacturing Quality Control Supervisors survey respondents are men (78 percent). The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$37,466 - $77,863
(Median)
$37K
$54K
$78K
MEDIAN: $54,030
10%
50%
90%

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$11.27 - $27.78
(Median)
$11
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,466 - $77,863  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,554  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $7,450  
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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$34,948 - $76,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 135
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.27 - $27.78  
   
Overtime
$16.73 - $42.70  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,554  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $7,450  
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).
)
$34,948 - $76,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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Job Description for Quality Control Supervisor, Industrial Manufacturing

A quality control supervisor for industrial manufacturing oversees all processes of a manufacturing entity to ensure they are running smoothly and effectively. These supervisors must carry out tests and assessments in an objective, standardized manner; this generally involves directly inspecting goods that are being produced and then testing them to ensure they meet quality standards. These results are compared to factory and industry standards and analyzed to make sure that they are complying with all relevant regulations and laws. These tests generally need to be carried out throughout each day to make sure that all batches are tested.

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Quality Control Supervisor, Industrial Manufacturing Tasks

  • Supervise product testing to ensure procedure accuracy.
  • Assist in developing and implementing quality assurance programs to meet production standards and customer requirements.
  • Assess production process issues, and recommend improvements.
  • Recommend manufacturing or technology aids to increase speed and efficiency.
  • Supervise the selection, workflow, training and development of staff.

Common Career Paths for Quality Control Supervisor, Industrial Manufacturing


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There are some Industrial Manufacturing Quality Control Supervisors — though it's uncommon — that transition into Quality Assurance Managers, where earnings are an average $68K annually. With an annual salary of $58K, Manufacturing Quality Control Manager is the most common role for Industrial Manufacturing Quality Control Supervisors to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into a Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisor role — which usually pays $49K — is also typical for Industrial Manufacturing Quality Control Supervisors, though less common by comparison.

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Popular Skills for Quality Control Supervisor, Industrial Manufacturing


Industrial Manufacturing Quality Control Supervisors report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Office, Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, Powerpoint, and Microsoft Word. Those proficient in Microsoft Excel are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Control Supervisor, Industrial Manufacturing

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Industrial Manufacturing Quality Control Supervisors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $45K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $53K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $56K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $59K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Quality Control Supervisor, Industrial Manufacturing Salaries




National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Quality Control Supervisor, Industrial Manufacturing Salaries

National Average
$52,000

Microsoft Office
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 11%
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