Late-Career Quality Managers can expect wages of $83K per year on average. Cash earnings for Late-Career Quality Managers — including $15K in bonuses and $10K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $59K to $125K depending on individual performance. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Most Late-Career Quality Managers survey respondents are men (73 percent). The majority of Late-Career Quality Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$59,529 - $117,050
(Median)
$60K
$83K
$120K
MEDIAN: $83,441
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$19.01 - $44.12
(Median)
$19
$28
$44
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,529 - $117,050  
   
Bonus
$300.00 - $15,109  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,892  
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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$58,589 - $125,033  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 810
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.01 - $44.12  
   
Overtime
$13.28 - $58.72  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$300.00 - $15,109  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,892  
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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$58,589 - $125,033  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $85,292

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Surpassing the national average by 25 percent, Late-Career Quality Managers in Milwaukee receive some of the highest pay in the country. Late-Career Quality Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+18 percent), Chicago (+8 percent), Detroit (+7 percent), and Atlanta (+5 percent). Late-Career Quality Managers in Rochester earn salaries far below the national average by 50 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Cleveland (15 percent lower) and Toledo (8 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Quality Manager Salaries


Problem Solving
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Project Management
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Quality Improvement / QA
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Data Analysis
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Process Improvement
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Regulatory Compliance
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Total Quality Management (TQM)
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
0%

National Average
$85,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Auditing
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Lean Manufacturing
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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