Quality Control Supervisor, Industrial Manufacturing Salary

Industrial Manufacturing Quality Control Supervisors in the United States can expect wages of $54K annually on average. Total incomes of Industrial Manufacturing Quality Control Supervisors incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $11K from bonuses and close to $7K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $35K and $77K. Most Industrial Manufacturing Quality Control Supervisors report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Industrial Manufacturing Quality Control Supervisors are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$37,341 - $77,681
(Median)
$37K
$54K
$78K
MEDIAN: $54,129
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$11.74 - $27.88
(Median)
$12
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $19.00
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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
$37,341 - $77,681  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,595  
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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$35,213 - $76,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 132
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $27.88  
   
Overtime
$17.67 - $42.87  
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.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,595  
   
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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$35,213 - $76,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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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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While not commonly seen, Industrial Manufacturing Quality Control Supervisors who transition into a Quality Assurance Manager position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Quality Assurance Managers is $68K per year. The most common career progression for Industrial Manufacturing Quality Control Supervisors leads to becoming a Manufacturing Quality Control Manager, where average pay is $58K annually. However, many Industrial Manufacturing Quality Control Supervisors also opt to become Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisors. Typically, a Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisor brings home $50K.

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Popular Skills for Quality Control Supervisor, Industrial Manufacturing


Survey results suggest that Industrial Manufacturing Quality Control Supervisors use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. 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. Most people skilled in Microsoft Excel are similarly competent 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.


For Industrial Manufacturing Quality Control Supervisors, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $46K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $53K. Industrial Manufacturing Quality Control Supervisors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $56K. Industrial Manufacturing Quality Control Supervisors who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $59K.

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Experience Affects Quality Control Supervisor, Industrial Manufacturing Salaries




National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Quality Control Supervisor, Industrial Manufacturing Salaries

National Average
$53,000

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 49 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 10%
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