Average Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector Hourly Pay in Canada

C$19.91
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
C$1,542
Bonus
C$1,526
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The average hourly pay for a Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector in Canada is C$19.91.
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C$13.55
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C$19.91
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C$40.76
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MEDIAN C$19.91
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Hourly Rate
C$14 - C$41
Bonus
C$487 - C$10,304
Profit Sharing
C$900 - C$10,000
Total Pay
C$29,813 - C$94,402

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Job Description for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector

Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector Tasks
  • Inspect, test, and sample materials or assembled parts or products for defects and deviations from specifications.
  • Observe and monitor production operations and equipment to ensure conformance to specifications and make or order necessary process or assembly adjustments.
  • Discuss inspection results with those responsible for products, and recommend necessary corrective actions.
  • Discard or reject products, materials, and equipment not meeting specifications.

Popular Employer Salaries for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector
Quality Assurance Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector

Skills in Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Microsoft Excel and Windows Operating System General Use are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector

An entry-level Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$15.39 based on 157 salaries. An early career Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$17.51 based on 336 salaries. A mid-career Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$23.99 based on 177 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$27.17 based on 133 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$30.
Employees with Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector in their job title in Fort McMurray, Alberta earn an average of 202.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (95.4% more) and Calgary, Alberta (50.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (14.0% less), Toronto, Ontario (13.3% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (9.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 883 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.8%
Early Career
38.1%
Mid Career
20.0%
Experienced
15.1%
Late Career
9.1%