$60,192
Avg. Salary
$18.33
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,911

Bonus

$1,938

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Quality Control (QC) Supervisor is $18.33 per hour.

The average pay for a Quality Control (QC) Supervisor is $60,192 per year.

10%
$13.03
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$18.33
50%
$27.16
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MEDIAN $18.33
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$41k
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$85k
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MEDIAN $60,192
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MEDIAN: $60,192
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$0$84K
Salary $41,287 - $84,538
Bonus $173 - $8,229
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,117
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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$34,066 - $83,269
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 922
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $13.03 - $27.16
Overtime $19.69 - $41.15
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $173 - $8,229
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $6,117
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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$34,066 - $83,269
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 395

Job Description for Quality Control (QC) Supervisor

Quality control (QC) supervisors are responsible for all aspects of quality control in an organization. They supervise the quality control department, which includes handling all personnel and policies. QC supervisors ensure their teams follow established rules for handling quality control issues; these rules are meant to address quality issues in a timely manner while retaining profitability. They assign work to employees and oversee schedules under the guidance of their manager and human resources guidelines. QC supervisors train new employees in the quality control department on proper testing procedures and safety habits. Because these supervisors handle day-to-day quality assurance activities, they are positioned to offer feedback on procedures and recommend improvements to management. Additionally, QC supervisors implement testing procedures as outlined by their manager and according to industry standards.

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Quality Control (QC) Supervisor Tasks
  • Recommend manufacturing or technology aids to increase speed and efficiency.
  • Supervise the selection, workflow, training and development of staff.
  • Assess production process issues, and recommend improvements.
  • Supervise product testing to ensure procedure accuracy.
  • Assist in developing and implementing quality assurance programs to meet production standards and customer requirements.

Common Career Paths for Quality Control (QC) Supervisor


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Quality Control Supervisors may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Quality Manager. The latter position pays an average of $73K annually. Quality Control Supervisors most often move into positions as Quality Control Managers or Quality Assurance Managers; those groups report median salaries that are $4K higher and $14K higher, respectively.

Quality Control (QC) Supervisor Job Listings

Popular Skills for Quality Control (QC) Supervisor


Survey results suggest that Quality Control Supervisors use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, facility with Microbiology and GMP Compliance are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 48 percent and 14 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and People Management. Those educated in Microsoft Office tend to be well versed in Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Control (QC) Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Quality Control (QC) Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Control (QC) Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 281 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Control (QC) Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 214 salaries. An experienced Quality Control (QC) Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 202 salaries. A Quality Control (QC) 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 63 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

1%

-25%

National Average: $56,098

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

Surpassing the national average by 46 percent, Quality Control Supervisors in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Quality Control Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Fremont (+34 percent), Raleigh (+13 percent), Chicago (+12 percent), and Fort Worth (+10 percent). Quality Control Supervisors' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Quality Control Supervisors in Houston bring in salaries that are 24 percent lower than the national average. Orlando and San Diego are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 14 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively.

Quality Control (QC) Supervisor Reviews

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

Quality Control (QC) Supervisor in Memphis:
"Lack of work ethic, people are not engaged, too many staffing agencies."
Pros: Competitive pay
Cons: people are illiterate, unqualified, and rude

Quality Control (QC) Supervisor in Pittsburgh:
Pros: Resolving Customer Complaints
Cons: Paying for parking, lacking paid time off

Quality Control (QC) Supervisor in Dallas:
"Fair place to work."
Pros: Lots of places to eat.
Cons: Driving to work

Quality Control (QC) Supervisor in Laurens:
"Bedroom town."
Pros: Close to home
Cons: Pay is not as good here.

Quality Control (QC) Supervisor in Burlington:
"February 2018."
Pros: Nice people and the city is not too big or too small.
Cons: Too many unions for a small city, it raises the taxes so we can pay for early pension retirements.

Quality Control (QC) Supervisor in South Africa:
"Its good to work in south africa but not alot of job opportu."
Pros: The people are good to get along with.
Cons: No jobs its hard to find good jobs.

Quality Control (QC) Supervisor in Albuquerque:
Pros: Training development, policy development, policy research, management.
Cons: Corporate culture, shifting guidelines, lack of transparency in promotional structure.

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Key Stats for Quality Control (QC) Supervisor

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 279 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Quality Control (QC) Supervisor Salaries

▲15%

▲9%

National Average
$56,000

▼2%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Quality Control (QC) Supervisor Salaries

Microbiology
▲47%


National Average
$56,000


Project Management
▼4%


People Management
▼8%


Data Analysis
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 279 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 11%