$58,986
Avg. Salary
$17.20
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,099

Profit Sharing

$1,200

The average pay for a Quality Assurance Auditor is $17.20 per hour.

The average pay for a Quality Assurance Auditor is $58,986 per year.

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MEDIAN $17
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MEDIAN $58,986
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$12.26 - $24.70
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$0$95K
Salary $38,722 - $95,756
Bonus $507 - $8,940
Profit Sharing $25.53 - $6,851
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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$30,435 - $83,822
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 742
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $12.26 - $24.70
Overtime $18.22 - $39.34
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $507 - $8,940
Profit Sharing $25.53 - $6,851
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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$30,435 - $83,822
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 578

Job Description for Quality Assurance Auditor

The responsibility of the quality assurance auditor is to periodically test and assess quality control systems to ensure that a company's practices conform to both internal and external standards. A quality assurance manager may work within a company as part of its internal quality control team. Quality assurance auditors may also work as independent contractors for third-party auditing firms. The individual duties are much the same in either instance, though internal quality assurance auditors may also take on other tasks relevant to the quality control process, such as inspecting or sorting.

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Quality Assurance Auditor Tasks

  • Identify issues in data quality, sourcing, or documentation by reviewing existing data and processes.
  • Read, analyze, and interpret existing documents and data for completeness and accuracy.
  • Oversee and ensure compliance with organizational, state, federal, and other laws and guidelines.
  • Create recommendations for training, new policies, data scrubbing, or other methods to resolve data quality concerns.

Quality Assurance Auditor Pay By Employer

$0$95K

$54,740

Common Career Paths for Quality Assurance Auditor


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Quality Assurance Auditors who transition into a Quality Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $73K per year.

Quality Assurance Auditor Job Listings

Popular Skills for Quality Assurance Auditor


Survey results suggest that Quality Assurance Auditors use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Project Management, Internal Audit, and Regulatory Compliance are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 50 percent, 4 percent, and 3 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control. It is often found that people who know Quality Improvement / QA are also skilled in Microsoft Excel and Regulatory Compliance. Those proficient in Quality Assurance / Quality Control are, more often than not, also skilled in Regulatory Compliance and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance Auditor

Pay by Experience for a Quality Assurance Auditor has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Assurance Auditor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 318 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Assurance Auditor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 188 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance Auditor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 165 salaries. A Quality Assurance Auditor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 81 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

31%

25%

16%

3%

National Average: $48,065

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Quality Assurance Auditors, working in the bustling city of Miami has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Quality Assurance Auditors will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+37 percent), New York (+34 percent), Atlanta (+33 percent), and San Diego (+32 percent). Quality Assurance Auditors in Columbus earn salaries far below the national average by 22 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Employers also pay below the national average in Madison (22 percent lower) and Memphis (13 percent lower).

Quality Assurance Auditor Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Quality Assurance Auditor?

Quality Assurance Auditor in Holtsville:
"Toxic Management at YMCA Family Services."
Find another job as soon as you can

Quality Assurance Auditor in Bala Cynwyd:
Pros: The opportunity to coach Agents and watch them improve on the level of service they provide on the job.
Cons: Position is not entitled to a bonus with my current employer.

Quality Assurance Auditor in Kannapolis:
"Self starter."
Pros: Variety of products.
Cons: Stress.

Quality Assurance Auditor in Atlanta:
"More knowledge on how the products I was auditing worked."
Have good people skills, computer skills.

Quality Assurance Auditor in West Columbia:
"Pay is not a living wage."
Dont waste your time on a degree. I make 50 cents more an hour than I made before I went to college. I would have gotten more than 50 cents in raises in 4 years and I wouldn't have student loans.

Quality Assurance Auditor in Edison:
"Walk the floor and help employees work related questions."
Pros: Able to roam the floor and not be stuck in an office.
Cons: Feel I deserve higher pay.

Quality Assurance Auditor in Newark:
"Be sure to investigate compensation ranges for your location."
Focus on the big picture, and don't concentrate on minor details that will not affect quality or acceptability of the product.

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Key Stats for Quality Assurance Auditor

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 217 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Quality Assurance Auditor Salaries

▲38%

▲22%

▲3%

National Average
$48,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Auditor Salaries

Project Management
▲53%



Training
▲2%


▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$48,000




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 217 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 13%