Average Quality Assurance Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Quality Assurance Manager is $78,009.
MEDIAN $78,009
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$46k - $125k

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Job Description for Quality Assurance Manager

Quality Assurance Manager Tasks
  • Create common business specific quality measurements and track improvement against these metrics.
  • Manage quality improvement activities.
  • Develop and maintain quality assurance standards and processes.

Popular Employer Salaries for Quality Assurance Manager

The top respondents for the job title Quality Assurance Manager are from the companies Dean Foods, Grifols, Inc and Johnson & Johnson. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $120,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Pfizer, Inc. and Northrop Grumman Corporation, earning around $115,991 and $115,630, respectively. Grifols, Inc pays the lowest at around $58,600. Dean Foods and Novartis also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $80,000 and $87,550, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Quality Assurance Manager

Skills in Leadership and Quality Improvement / QA are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Problem Solving, Auditing and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance Manager

An entry-level Quality Assurance Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $56,406 based on 414 salaries. An early career Quality Assurance Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,493 based on 1,816 salaries. A mid-career Quality Assurance Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,493 based on 2,043 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,484 based on 2,280 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $90,618.
Employees with Quality Assurance Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 50.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (37.8% more) and New York, New York (14.7% more).

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