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.
|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).)
|$34,066 - $83,269|
|Hourly Rate||$13.03 - $27.16|
|Overtime||$19.69 - $41.15|
|Bonus||$173 - $8,229|
|Profit Sharing||$0.00 - $6,117|
|Total Pay (||$34,066 - $83,269|
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.Read More...
QC supervisors work full time in a manufacturing environment. They work with a variety of departments and personnel - such as engineers and line workers - to test and assess the quality of product output. They must maintain knowledge of accepted industry testing practices, as well as any new developments in their industry.
QC supervisors are generally required to hold a bachelor’s degree in a field related to their company’s industry. They must have several years’ experience to reach the supervisory level. QC supervisors also must have strong knowledge of quality standards and the specific industry in which they work to properly assess the quality of output. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
- 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
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.
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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
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.
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