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Quality Manager, Pharmaceuticals Salary

The average salary for a Quality Manager, Pharmaceuticals is $82,700 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$59,598 - $112,908
MEDIAN: $82,700

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$59,598 - $112,908  
$991 - $16,361  
Profit Sharing
$4,000 - $15,714  
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).
$61,194 - $125,098  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 102

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Job Description for Quality Manager, Pharmaceuticals

Quality managers of pharmaceuticals are responsible for ensuring that the systems in place for manufacturing pharmaceutical drugs comply with all GMP regulations and the products created are safe for patients. These managers work in fields such as life science, biotechnology, and clinical laboratory science, so they are generally in control of approving and reviewing necessary documentations, SOPs, and procedures to ensure the quality of pharmaceutical samples. They also comply with external audits and conduct their own internal audits.


Quality Manager, Pharmaceuticals Tasks

  • Maintain testing records and generate reports on test results.
  • Develop and implement procedures for testing and approving products, evaluate the effectiveness of testing methods.
  • Train, supervise, and evaluate a team of quality control personnel.
  • Oversee testing of pharmaceutical materials and finished products to make sure they meet quality and design standards.
  • Investigate and work to resolve problems with the quality of materials or final products.

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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.


35 %
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 8%