$54,245
Avg. Salary
$17.19
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,034

Bonus

$1,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Quality Control (QC) Associate is $17.19 per hour.

The average pay for a Quality Control (QC) Associate is $54,245 per year.

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$11.05
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$17.19
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$26.90
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MEDIAN $17.19
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$35k
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$54k
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$85k
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MEDIAN $54,245
$35,349 - $84,861
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MEDIAN: $54,245
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$0$84K
Salary $35,349 - $84,861
Bonus $504 - $9,721
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$25,888 - $75,969
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 173
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $11.05 - $26.90
Hourly Tips $0.15
Overtime $17.44 - $46.39
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $504 - $9,721
Profit Sharing $1,000
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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$25,888 - $75,969
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 233

Job Description for Quality Control (QC) Associate

Quality control associates will work as a team to analyze products and services that have been completed by operations associates. High school diplomas plus two years experience in quality control are the minimum requirements. Bachelor's degrees are desirable but are not required as long as candidates have related experience. The candidates must be team players. Communications skills and attention to detailed are required. The jobs may require quality control associates to work overtime.

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Quality Control (QC) Associate Tasks
  • Manage processes across departments or laboratories for consistency and fit to standards.
  • Analyze data and create recommendations and guidelines to improve processes.
  • Document procedures and metrics to track performance and quality control.

Common Career Paths for Quality Control (QC) Associate


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Quality Control (QC) Associate Job Listings

Popular Skills for Quality Control (QC) Associate


Quality Control Associates report a narrow range of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Data Analysis, Biotechnology, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, and GMP Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like GMP Compliance. Aptitude in GMP Compliance tends to also indicate an understanding of Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Control (QC) Associate

Pay by Experience for a Quality Control (QC) Associate has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Control (QC) Associate with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 129 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Control (QC) Associate with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Quality Control (QC) Associate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 26 salaries. A Quality Control (QC) Associate 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 8 salaries.

Quality Control (QC) Associate Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Quality Control (QC) Associate?

Quality Control (QC) Associate in Barnesville:
"Good."
Pros: Get to help with the Quality of the product our company makes.
Cons: Having some supervision not making their employees be accountable.

Quality Control (QC) Associate in Atlanta:
"Welcome to the GDC."
Pros: Working independently
Cons: In competency level of some employees

Quality Control (QC) Associate in Oklahoma City:
"Struggle."
Pros: I have a paycheck
Cons: Low pay

Quality Control (QC) Associate in Buda:
No paid vacation or sick leave.

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Key Stats for Quality Control (QC) Associate

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Quality Control (QC) Associate Salaries

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$44,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Experienced
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Quality Control (QC) Associate Salaries

Data Analysis
▲14%

National Average
$44,000

Biotechnology
▼1%


GMP Compliance
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 19%