Entry-Level Quality Manager Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Quality Manager is $61,654 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$41,585 - $86,012
$42K
$62K
$86K
MEDIAN: $61,654
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$14.55 - $30.15
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$19
$30
MEDIAN: $18.91
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$41,585 - $86,012  
   
Bonus
$-0.45 - $9,940  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,500  
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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$38,798 - $87,507  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 913
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.55 - $30.15  
   
Overtime
$20.45 - $36.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$-0.45 - $9,940  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,500  
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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$38,798 - $87,507  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 147

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,385

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Quality Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Quality Manager in Sumter:
"Stay Diligent and Keep your Head Up!"
Continually move from process to process leaving each with improvement. There is always room to improve, never become complacent with results.

Quality Manager in St. Louis:
"Customer Satisfaction."
Customer Expectations are extremely hard to perfect. Always focus on continuous improvement.

Quality Manager in Pensacola:
"How to manage your Quality Management position."
Practice project/task management daily. Learn as much as possible through reading the regulations that are applicable to your company. Don't let the seriousness of your job kill your personality! Make it fun and show others that it can be easy to handle.

Quality Manager in Akron:
"Everyone says they want quality."
Companies often don't mean what they say about quality being the most important aspect. Most often they care about "visible" quality and will ignore everything the customer can't see.

Quality Manager in Russellville:
You have to live it if you want to be successful. Have an open mind and a positive outlook. Be prepared a willing to learn.

Quality Manager in Cypress:
"Manage quality system for medical device manufacturer."
Manage quality system for medical device manufacturer.

Quality Manager in Columbus:
"Spend more time planning out your career."
Spend more time planning out you career and think about the steps you need to get where you want to go. Change jobs as needed to get closer to your goal. Always do what you love to do.

Key Stats for Quality Manager

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 170 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
29%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Quality Manager Salaries

Project Management
▲14%

Lean Manufacturing
▲7%

Process Improvement
▲5%

Leadership
▲3%


Data Analysis
▲1%

Regulatory Compliance
▲1%

Problem Solving
▼0%

National Average
$60,000

Auditing
▼1%

Total Quality Management (TQM)
▼2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼3%


Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼6%

Microsoft Excel
▼13%

Microsoft Office
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 170 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 14%