Quality Assurance (QA) Representative Salary

Quality Assurance Representatives in the United States take home approximately $16.29 per hour on average. Final cash compensation to Quality Assurance Representatives varies from around $27K to approximately $78K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $3K. Although one in five lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and a fair number get dental coverage, too. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. More than half of Quality Assurance Representatives (60 percent) survey participants are women. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$35,745 - $86,722
$36K
$53K
$87K
MEDIAN: $53,314
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$11.74 - $23.31
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$0$86K
Salary $35,745 - $86,722
Bonus $391.49 - $5,436
Profit Sharing $0.00
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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$27,383 - $75,165
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $11.74 - $23.31
Overtime $15.85 - $33.25
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $391.49 - $5,436
Profit Sharing $0.00
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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$27,383 - $75,165
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 48

Job Description for Quality Assurance (QA) Representative

The specific tasks that quality assurance (QA) representatives perform vary widely by theindustries in which they work. In general, QA representatives ensure that companies continue to operate successfully by scrutinizing the quality of the goods or services that companies provide. QA representatives use various methods to ensure quality depending on their industry. For example, in manufacturing companies, QA representatives are typically responsible for visually inspecting products, performing functionality tests, and using special, field-specific technology to monitor quality; QA representatives in chemical manufacturing, for an example, might use mass spectrometry to determine the purity of chemicals.

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Quality Assurance (QA) Representative Tasks

  • Ensure quality standards are consistently met in products and associated processes.
  • Communicate quality guidelines effectively with coworkers and clients.
  • Identify and report on policy changes needed for quality control.

Quality Assurance (QA) Representative Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) Representative

Pay by Experience for a Quality Assurance (QA) Representative has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Assurance (QA) Representative with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 64 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Assurance (QA) Representative with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance (QA) Representative which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 22 salaries. A Quality Assurance (QA) Representative with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Quality Assurance (QA) Representative

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) Representative Salaries

Late-Career
▲81%

Experienced
▲28%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance (QA) Representative Salaries

Auditing
▲17%

National Average
$43,000


Data Analysis
▼3%

Microsoft Excel
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 25%