$57,426
Avg. Salary
$19.34
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,921

Bonus

$2,472

Profit Sharing

$4,999

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist with Quality Improvement / QA skills is $19.34 per hour.

The median Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist has a base pay of $57,426. Salaries generally range from $40k to $86k. The median bonus is $2,921. Skills that can affect salary include Quality Improvement / QA.
$13.66
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$19.34
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$29.96
90%
MEDIAN $19.34
$40k
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$57k
50%
$86k
90%
MEDIAN $57,426
$39,715 - $86,230
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MEDIAN: $57,426
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$0$86K
Salary $39,715 - $86,230
Bonus $513 - $9,661
Profit Sharing $1,007 - $7,213
Commission $4,999
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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$34,236 - $83,729
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,085
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $13.66 - $29.96
Hourly Tips $0.77
Overtime $17.94 - $40.99
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $513 - $9,661
Commission $4,999
Profit Sharing $1,007 - $7,213
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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$34,236 - $83,729
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 591

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 $45,000 based on 405 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 $55,000 based on 257 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 $60,000 based on 171 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 $60,000 based on 43 salaries.

Key Stats for Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 422 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲15%

▲6%

National Average
$52,000

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 422 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 13%