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Average Quality Manager Salary in Australia

AU$95,548
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$5,147
Bonus
AU$7,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Quality Manager in Australia is AU$95,548.
10%
A$63k
MEDIAN
A$96k
90%
A$144k
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AU$63k - AU$144k
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AU$1k - AU$15k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$7k
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AU$61k - AU$143k
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What Do Quality Managers Do?

Quality Manager Tasks
  • Work with line managers to identify and reach quality benchmarks.
  • Report on quality and safety at production facilities for each product.
  • Track warrantee, auditing, and customer feedback to improve process integrity.
  • Ensure that safety and quality measures are implemented on time and in accordance with regulations.
  • Inspect products, processes, and metrics to find opportunities to improve quality.

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What Are Popular Skills for Quality Managers?

Skills in Total Quality Management (TQM) and Process Improvement are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Auditing, Quality Improvement / QA and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Quality Managers?

An entry-level Quality Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$69,332 based on 6 salaries. An early career Quality Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$81,008 based on 97 salaries. A mid-career Quality Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$95,555 based on 125 salaries. An experienced Quality Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$107,278 based on 163 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$111,196.
Employees with Quality Manager in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 16.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Newcastle, New South Wales (12.5% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (3.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (25.5% less), Geelong, Victoria (13.7% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (0.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 481 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.2%
Early Career
20.2%
Mid Career
26.0%
Experienced
33.9%
Late Career
18.7%

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