£22,245
Avg. Salary
£8.88
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£989

Bonus

£500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
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The average pay for a Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector is £8.88 per hour.

The average pay for a Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector is £22,245 per year.

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MEDIAN £22,245
£16,313 - £32,109
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MEDIAN: £22,245
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£0£32K
Salary £16,313 - £32,109
Bonus £200 - £2,966
Profit Sharing £500
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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£15,848 - £32,126
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 345
Hourly Data £0£22
Hourly Rate £7.34 - £13.90
Overtime £7.93 - £22.06
Annual Data £0£32K
Bonus £200 - £2,966
Profit Sharing £500
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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£15,848 - £32,126
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 160

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

A quality assurance (QA) or quality control (QC) inspector works for a company to inspect, test, and sample materials, parts, or products for defects and any deviations from specifications. The inspector will discard anything that does not meet with company standards, including products, materials, and equipment used by the company in processing. A QA or QC inspector will observe production operations and equipment to ensure that specifications are being met and to make or order necessary adjustments to processes or assemblies. The inspector will discuss results and findings with those in charge of the products, and recommend any required corrective actions. A high school diploma is required to obtain employment as a quality assurance or quality control inspector, and a formal college degree (bachelor's or associate's, depending on employer preferences) is also sometimes needed. Previous experience carrying out the duties and responsibilities of an inspector is preferable, but on-the-job training can be provided by many companies. A keen attention to detail is central to the job in order to detect defects that could be easily missed by the consumer but still present a safety risk, and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively when reporting issues and defects is necessary. An inspector should be able to interpret blueprints and other drawings that detail product specifications. Experience with measuring tools is required as well, and a quality assurance inspector should be able to work under pressure. Hours will vary, but an inspector can plan on working a set schedule that could be on the first, second, or third shift in a production factory or plant. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)

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.

Common Career Paths for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector


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

Pay by Experience for a Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤19,000 based on 151 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤23,000 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤24,000 based on 37 salaries. A Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤27,000 based on 18 salaries.

Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector?

Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector in Glasgow:
"Very dull but as long as your in the right place it can be enjoyable."
Pros: I know loads of people and most likely going to work with someone I know.
Cons: The weather and long hours.

Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector in Manchester:
"Average."
Pros: Easy to commute
Cons: Long hours

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Key Stats for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector Salaries

▲30%

▲12%

▲9%

National Average
₤21,000

▼12%

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

Auditing
▲8%

National Average
₤21,000






Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 73%