Average Experienced Quality Control Inspector Hourly Pay

$19.06
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,171
Bonus
$850
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Quality Control Inspector is $19.06.
10%
$13.04
MEDIAN
$19.06
90%
$27.25
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $27
Bonus
$300 - $4,797
Profit Sharing
$204 - $4,111
Total Pay
$28,724 - $64,786

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Job Description for Quality Control Inspector

Quality Control Inspector Tasks
  • Inspect, test, and sample materials or assembled parts or products for defects and deviations from specifications.
  • Observe and monitor production operations and equipment to ensure conformance to specifications and make or order necessary process or assembly adjustments.
  • Discuss inspection results with those responsible for products, and recommend necessary corrective actions.
  • Discard or reject products, materials, and equipment not meeting specifications.

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Popular Skills for Quality Control Inspector

Skills in Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Precision Measurement, Blueprints, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Control Inspector

An entry-level Quality Control Inspector with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.87 based on 95 salaries. An early career Quality Control Inspector with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.08 based on 1,326 salaries. A mid-career Quality Control Inspector with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.91 based on 648 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Quality Control Inspector in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 41.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (32.0% more) and Houston, Texas (16.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (26.5% less), Chicago, Illinois (15.4% less) and Miami, Florida (11.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,442 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.9%
Early Career
54.3%
Mid Career
26.5%
Late Career
15.3%