$56,212
Avg. Salary
$19.20
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,850

Bonus

$1,850

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist with Internal Audit skills is $19.20 per hour.

The average pay for a Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist with Internal Audit skills is $56,212 per year.

$14.66
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$27.08
90%
MEDIAN $19.20
$39k
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$82k
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MEDIAN $56,212
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$0$81K
Salary $39,266 - $81,516
Bonus $510 - $8,111
Profit Sharing $1,850
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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$34,551 - $77,617
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 481
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $14.66 - $27.08
Overtime $21.79 - $40.32
Annual Data $0$77K
Bonus $510 - $8,111
Profit Sharing $1,850
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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$34,551 - $77,617
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 258

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 215 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 $54,000 based on 168 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 115 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 29 salaries.

Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist in Arlington:
"Balanced Workload."
Always ask what positions make up the organizational structure in the department.

Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist in Littleton:
"Stress, Flexibility, Multitask, Computers, Batch Records."
Pros: Being responsible for for myself and companies QA Paperwork, Multitasking, Ensuring a Quality Product is made, Auditing, Learning New things, Batch Records, Computers, Employees in my department.
Cons: Stress, Long Hours, Low pay,

Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist in Seattle:
"Fun to see all types of Antique high end jewelry."
Pros: Great facility, very high end store.
Cons: Lack of advancement opportunities.

Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist in Chicago:
"Work flexbility."
Pros: The people that I work with and providing quality product to the war fighter that protect our country the USA.
Cons: None.

Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist in Sumner:
"Making it right."
Pros: The ability to correct discrepancies and get product to the customer, despite challenges is rewarding.
Cons: Fighting old corporate culture and sticks in the mud resisting doing things a better way, where we all win.

Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist in Washington:
"Lab/Office enviroment."
Pros: Data entry onto test reports.
Cons: Auditing.

Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist in New York:
Pros: I enjoy studying quanitivative and qualitive analysis, as well as monitoring the phones.
Cons: Need room for growth, there is none here.

Key Stats for Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 164 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$51,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 164 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 11%