The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist with Quality Assurance / Quality Control skills in San Diego, California is $24.17.
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Job Description for Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist
Quality assurance specialists work in a variety of fields, including manufacturing (in which this position mostly entails physical labor) and firms that provide a service, such as consulting (where QA specialists develop strategies and techniques to ensure that all clients receive a similar high level of quality and helpfulness). Regardless of the industry in which they work, QA specialists have a keen eye for detail and a strong understanding of their company's manufacturing or service processe…Read more
Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist Tasks
- Support quality related customer complaint investigations and trending activities.
- Carry out annual product reviews.
- Support the development and implementation of improved quality reporting measures.
- Perform training in all aspects of Quality Management Systems.
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Popular Skills for Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist
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Skills in Quality Improvement / QA, Auditing and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Regulatory Compliance.
Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist
An early career Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $22.68 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.00 based on 7 salaries.
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Employees with Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 11.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Irvine, California (3.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (37.1% less), Raleigh, North Carolina (32.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (13.1% less).
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