Average Quality Control Inspector Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$16.75
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$1,425
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The average hourly pay for a Quality Control Inspector in Los Angeles, California is $16.75.
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$12.36
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$16.75
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$26.51
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MEDIAN $16.75
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $27
Bonus
$983 - $3,052
Total Pay
$29,135 - $62,686

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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.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Quality Control Inspector

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

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Control Inspector

An early career Quality Control Inspector with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.83 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Quality Control Inspector with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.77 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Quality Control Inspector with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.40 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
Employees with Quality Control Inspector in their job title in Cincinnati, Ohio earn an average of 16.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Tulsa, Oklahoma (13.6% more) and Irvine, California (13.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (18.7% less), Cleveland, Ohio (5.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 57 survey responses.
Early Career
45.6%
Mid Career
19.3%
Experienced
14.0%
Late Career
21.1%