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Average Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector Salary in United Kingdom

£23,406
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£994
Bonus
£450
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The average salary for a Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector in United Kingdom is £23,406.
10%
£18k
MEDIAN
£23k
90%
£33k
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£18k - £33k
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£295 - £2k
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What Do Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspectors Do?

Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector Tasks
  • Discuss inspection results with those responsible for products, and recommend necessary corrective actions.
  • Discard or reject products, materials, and equipment not meeting specifications.
  • 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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspectors?

Skills in Precision Measurement are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspectors?

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 £20,429 based on 23 salaries. An early career Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £21,946 based on 263 salaries. A mid-career Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £26,189 based on 99 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £27,782 based on 66 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £29,400.
Employees with Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 14.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Belfast, Northern Ireland: Belfast (10.0% more) and Birmingham, England: West Midlands (4.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, England: Birmingham (12.2% less), Leicester, England: Leicestershire (7.5% less) and Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (5.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 500 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.6%
Early Career
52.6%
Mid Career
19.8%
Experienced
13.2%
Late Career
9.8%

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