$47,080
Avg. Salary
$16.99
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,167

Bonus

$1,248

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing is $16.99 per hour.

The average pay for a Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing is $47,080 per year.

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$12.06
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$25.20
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MEDIAN $16.99
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$31k
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MEDIAN $47,080
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$0$84K
Salary $30,991 - $84,612
Bonus $207 - $5,117
Profit Sharing $298 - $4,027
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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$26,157 - $61,978
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 152
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $12.06 - $25.20
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $17.99 - $37.21
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $207 - $5,117
Profit Sharing $298 - $4,027
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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$26,157 - $61,978
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,088

Job Description for Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing

Manufacturing quality assurance inspectors are responsible for overseeing quality in their organization's manufacturing processes. They test all manufactured products and processing materials, ensuring that the end result has the required dimensions, weight, and quality (among other specifications) required by their organization. These quality assurance inspectors also review purchase orders to provide quality assurance support to other departments. as well as evaluate, and complete special inspections and other customer paperwork. They carefully inspect all parts needed for manufacturing to ensure the highest quality production environment. Another of their main responsibilities include writing and preparing reports that detail their results after inspection. They also read invoices, pack slips, and other complex customer supplied data. Additionally, they create specific reports for rejected parts and materials, returning them as needed, and coordinate the maintenance of inspection equipment.

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Common Career Paths for Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing


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Manufacturing Quality Assurance Inspectors sometimes assume positions such as Quality Managers. That role pays $73K per year on average. The most common next step for a Manufacturing Quality Assurance Inspector is to become a Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisor or a Manufacturing Quality Control Manager. The former position pays an additional $12K per year on average, and the latter position pays $20K more per year.

Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing Job Listings

Popular Skills for Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing


Survey results suggest that Manufacturing Quality Assurance Inspectors use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Blueprints, Precision Measurement, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use and Microsoft Office. For most people, competency in Blueprints indicates knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing

Pay by Experience for a Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 339 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 228 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 192 salaries. A Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 99 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,774

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

For Manufacturing Quality Assurance Inspectors, busy Los Angeles offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 55 percent above the national average. Manufacturing Quality Assurance Inspectors will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+31 percent), Everett (+23 percent), Fort Worth (+20 percent), and Wichita (+19 percent). Trailing the national average by 15 percent, York is the market with the smallest paychecks. Rochester and Dallas are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 13 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively.

Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing?

Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing in Lake Bluff:
Pros: Good people to work with. Understand the job requirements.
Cons: Pay is lower than I would like.

Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing in Denver:
"Look it up."
When your not 100% sure - - - say so, then take the initiative to get the answer or information. Share it w/ those that need to know.

Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing in Zebulon:
"Fantastic."
Pros: Everything and coworkers.
Cons: Long hours and the atmisphere that surroundes the.

Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing in Minneapolis:
"Great Job."
Pros: Clean work setting and and new problems to solve everyday.
Cons: The repeative long run of the same products.

Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing in Reading:
It's a good rewarding job with always new tactics new products new instruments new demanding keeps your mind sharp.

Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing in Port Orchard:
"Don't work for Omohundro."
Omohundro is a corrupt company that is going down the drain.

Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing in Forest:
Pros: Overtime. Work flexibility, Christmas party, spring barbeque.
Cons: Starting to not like the getting up very earlier in the morning the very long drive.

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Key Stats for Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 261 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing Salaries

▲17%

▲10%

▼0%

National Average
$39,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Inspector, Manufacturing Salaries

▲1%

National Average
$39,000



Microsoft Word
▼3%




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 261 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 21%