$55,434
Avg. Salary
$19.49
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,503

Profit Sharing

$1,939

The average pay for a Quality Assurance Supervisor is $19.49 per hour.

The average pay for a Quality Assurance Supervisor is $55,434 per year.

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$28
90%
MEDIAN $19
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$79k
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MEDIAN $55,434
$40,330 - $78,980
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MEDIAN: $55,434
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$13.73 - $27.88
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$0$79K
Salary $40,330 - $78,980
Bonus $233 - $7,391
Profit Sharing $405 - $5,425
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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$36,838 - $79,371
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,039
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $13.73 - $27.88
Hourly Tips $0.20
Overtime $20.16 - $39.94
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $233 - $7,391
Profit Sharing $405 - $5,425
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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$36,838 - $79,371
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 238

Job Description for Quality Assurance Supervisor

Quality assurance supervisors are responsible for finding potential quality issues in production and implementing solutions to mitigate problems.

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Quality Assurance Supervisor Tasks

  • Execute quality inspection schedules on a daily, weekly and structural basis.
  • Ensure adherence to inspection requirements and customer specifications.
  • Supervise and monitor inspection activities, staff and give technical direction when needed.
  • Audit and evaluate inspection results.

Common Career Paths for Quality Assurance Supervisor


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Quality Assurance Supervisors do not often transition into Quality Manager roles. The role averages $73K per year. A Quality Assurance Manager role is the most common promotion for Quality Assurance Supervisors moving up the ladder, and pay for the position tends to be around the $70K mark. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Quality Assurance Supervisors is a Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisor position, where earnings are usually $50K.

Quality Assurance Supervisor Job Listings

Popular Skills for Quality Assurance Supervisor


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Quality Improvement / QA, Microsoft Word, Internal Audit, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Training and Safety Compliance as skills, on the other hand, should be prepared for drastically lower pay. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Excel are also skilled in Regulatory Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Quality Assurance Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Assurance Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 296 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Assurance Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 199 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 188 salaries. A Quality Assurance Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 60 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,583

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

Quality Assurance Supervisors will find that San Diego offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 53 percent. Quality Assurance Supervisors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Raleigh (+34 percent), Austin (+29 percent), Memphis (+21 percent), and Atlanta (+10 percent). Quality Assurance Supervisors in Miami earn salaries far below the national average by 28 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Workers in Portland and Houston earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (12 percent less and 7 percent less, respectively).

Quality Assurance Supervisor Reviews

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

Quality Assurance Supervisor in Union City:
"Working in a small town."
Pros: The traffic is very minimal. There are several local places to eat that are good. The people are very hospital and kind.
Cons: I cannot think of anything I don't like about it.

Quality Assurance Supervisor in Spokane:
"Working with others in a different location."
Know your peoples strengths and goals - this will help you reach your time and department goals.

Quality Assurance Supervisor in Harwood Heights:
"Politics around the office."
Day in and day out, you have to keep head on tightly for whatever is thrown towards you. Don't dodge it, catch it, analyse, and determine a decision. You are the right hand of the quality manager and you are expected to make a conscious decision. Leave personal thoughts of people under your supervision to the side and handle issues professionally. A reflection of your supervisory skills will reflect on the people under your command.

Quality Assurance Supervisor in Los Angeles:
"Learn to Multitask."
Learn to multitask and complete task on time. Communicate with direct reports and other Supervisors.

Quality Assurance Supervisor in Troy:
"The people."
Pros: Being involved with day to day decisions and resolving conflicting issues with tickets.
Cons: Lack of structure.

Quality Assurance Supervisor in Forest City:
"Get Rest To Stay Focused."
Get sufficient rest to stay focused and be careful in whomever you decide to put your trust.

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Key Stats for Quality Assurance Supervisor

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 200 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Quality Assurance Supervisor Salaries

▲17%

▲14%

▲4%

National Average
$55,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Quality Assurance Supervisor Salaries


Microsoft Word
▲6%


Project Management
▲1%

Internal Audit
▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$55,000


People Management
▼2%

Data Analysis
▼2%

GMP Compliance
▼2%



Safety Compliance
▼17%

Training
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 200 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 12%