$56,538
Avg. Salary
$20.79
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,963

Bonus

$4,125

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist with Project Management skills is $20.79 per hour.

The average pay for a Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist with Project Management skills is $56,538 per year.

$13.64
10%
$20.79
50%
$38.63
90%
MEDIAN $20.79
$41k
10%
$57k
50%
$89k
90%
MEDIAN $56,538
$40,538 - $88,608
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$89K
MEDIAN: $56,538
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$0$90K
Salary $40,538 - $88,608
Bonus $780 - $9,814
Profit Sharing $4,125
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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$37,232 - $90,293
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 2 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 217
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $13.64 - $38.63
Overtime $22.21 - $52.38
Annual Data $0$90K
Bonus $780 - $9,814
Profit Sharing $4,125
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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$37,232 - $90,293
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 2 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 82

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 processes.

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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.

Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 101 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 31 salaries. A Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 17 salaries.

Key Stats for Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲39%

Mid-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 13%