Quality Assurance Manager, Operations Salary

With close to two-thirds of Quality Assurance Managers of Operations in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $43K to $130K per year and averages out to $78K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Quality Assurance Managers of Operations making up 55 percent of survey respondents. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$49,022 - $118,742
$49K
$84K
$120K
MEDIAN: $83,822
10%
50%
90%

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$0$134K
Salary $49,022 - $118,742
Bonus $1,987 - $20,134
Profit Sharing $4,355
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$45,029 - $134,246
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 52

Job Description for Quality Assurance Manager, Operations

Quality assurance managers in the operations department are found in a wide variety of companies, but mostly those involved in manufacturing products. Individuals in this position help ensure that quality standards are met in operational processes. Some typical activities performed by these managers include analyzing data about performance and costs, performing audits of operation protocols and policies, managing third-party suppliers, and coordinating with legal or government regulatory agencies.

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Quality Assurance Manager, Operations Tasks

  • Develop and maintain quality assurance standards to ensure continuous improvement in operations processes.
  • Create common business-specific quality metrics and standards, and track improvement against these metrics.
  • Manage quality improvement activities or programs, and define objectives.
  • Coordinate with the operations department to identify and implement quality enhancements.

Common Career Paths for Quality Assurance Manager, Operations


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Quality Assurance Managers of Operations may experience a deep cut in pay as they move into an upper-level role like Operations Manager. That position usually brings in $59K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance Manager, Operations

Pay by Experience for a Quality Assurance Manager, Operations has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Assurance Manager, Operations with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 29 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Assurance Manager, Operations with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance Manager, Operations which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 40 salaries. A Quality Assurance Manager, Operations with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 29 salaries.

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Key Stats for Quality Assurance Manager, Operations

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
35%

Experience Affects Quality Assurance Manager, Operations Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$84,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼39%

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Manager, Operations Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
▲11%

Quality Improvement / QA
▲5%

National Average
$84,000


Operations Management
▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 4%