Entry-Level Quality Assurance Manager Salary

The average Entry-Level Quality Assurance Manager earns approximately $61K per year. In the world of Entry-Level Quality Assurance Managers, total cash compensation can vary between $40K and $93K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $12K and $14K, respectively. Male Entry-Level Quality Assurance Managers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 51 percent of the field. Most Entry-Level Quality Assurance Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,447 - $88,429
$40K
$60K
$88K
MEDIAN: $59,906
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$13.08 - $30.15
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MEDIAN: $18.80
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$0$90K
Salary $40,447 - $88,429
Bonus $99.25 - $10,292
Profit Sharing $8.70 - $10,090
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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$38,526 - $90,558
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,762
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $13.08 - $30.15
Overtime $15.94 - $41.78
Annual Data $0$90K
Bonus $99.25 - $10,292
Profit Sharing $8.70 - $10,090
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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$38,526 - $90,558
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 272

Quality Assurance Manager Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,838

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

Entry-Level Quality Assurance Managers will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 52 percent. Entry-Level Quality Assurance Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+30 percent), Atlanta (+24 percent), Chicago (+19 percent), and Austin (+18 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Washington, 17 percent below the national average. On the whole, employers pay 15 percent below the median salary for those in this field in San Diego and Orlando.

Quality Assurance Manager Advice

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

Quality Assurance Manager in Osceola:
"Quality."
Stay out of Quality....everyone will hate you just for doing your job.

Quality Assurance Manager in Somerset:
"Important QA/Compliance Daily Know-How."
Listen to those who perform the actual work on manufacturing or in the labs. Be able to be cross-functional with other disciplines. Work with each other. Knowledge is power but you must learn to share your knowledge and ask questions of others. SOPs need information from the people who actually perform that task in order to have the sop written correctly. Learn different software programs like Trackwise, Excel, NextDocs, etc.

Quality Assurance Manager in Muncie:
"Average salary QA Manager."
Quality systems require to have a high knowledege on problem analysis, besides the interpretation of the quality systems.

Quality Assurance Manager in India:
"Quality Professional."
Learn Six Sigma, certify as a ISO lead Auditor.

Quality Assurance Manager in Dallas:
"Automotive quality."
The automotive business is stressful and the quality portion is even more stressful.

Quality Assurance Manager in Hatfield:
"Not everyone is treated the same."
To allow you to more properly execute your responsibilities, make sure the company adequately staffs your group and make sure it fully supports your group's role.

Key Stats for Quality Assurance Manager

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 329 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
28%

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Manager Salaries

Total Quality Management (TQM)
▲21%


▲5%

Project Management
▲5%

Regulatory Compliance
▲3%

Evaluation and Management Auditing
▲3%

Problem Solving
▲2%

Microsoft Excel
▲2%

Data Analysis
▲1%


▼0%

National Average
$59,000

Performance Analysis
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Safety Compliance
▼4%

Microsoft Word
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 329 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 14%