Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector Salary (United States)

A Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector earns an average wage of $21.46 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector Total Pay (?
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$40,251 - $105,684
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $68,200
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Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector Total Pay (?
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$13.38 - $39.71
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,251 - $105,684  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,836  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $9,696  
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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$33,262 - $106,644  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 526
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.38 - $39.71  
   
Overtime
$17.87 - $61.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,836  
   
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $9,696  
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).
)
$33,262 - $106,644  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 526
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Job Description for Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector
A senior quality assurance (QA)/quality control (QC) inspector is a management-level worker who ensures the safety and reliability of manufactured goods, construction projects, or engineered systems. This person ensures that at every step of the process, what they’re inspecting meets with all standards necessary to continue the engineering or contracting process(es).
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Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector Tasks
  • Read blueprints and designs to identify conformity or deviation from desired specifications and document results.
  • Identify errors and deficient components, make recommendations, and report on compliance.
  • Inspect parts and assemblies, assign status, document results, and distribute all quality records.
  • Advise on quality control for materials, packaging, and finished products.

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Pay Difference By Location
New York
up arrow 97%
Seattle
up arrow 45%
Houston
up arrow 38%
Los Angeles
up arrow 27%
San Jose
up arrow 14%
National Average
$56,000
Salt Lake City
up arrow 9%
Tampa
up arrow 39%
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Experience Affects Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%
Late-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$56,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 2%
National Average
$56,000
Precision Measurement
up arrow 32%
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Gender
Female
26%
female alumni
 
Male
74%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
26%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 15%
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