Average Early-Career Quality Control Inspector Hourly Pay

$15.08
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$1,011
Bonus
$1,650
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The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Quality Control Inspector is $15.08.
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$10.81
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$15.08
90%
$21.36
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $21
Bonus
$220 - $3,644
Profit Sharing
$184 - $16,638
Total Pay
$23,954 - $52,737

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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. A mid-career Quality Control Inspector with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.91 based on 648 salaries. An experienced Quality Control Inspector with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.06 based on 516 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 35.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Tulsa, Oklahoma (16.0% more) and Cincinnati, Ohio (6.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (10.7% less) and Los Angeles, California (1.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,632 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.8%
Mid Career
39.7%
Experienced
31.6%
Late Career
22.9%