The average salary for a Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing is $71,696.
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Job Description for Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing
Manufacturing quality control managers are responsible for all aspects of quality assurance in a manufacturing plant. This primarily involves establishing an effective and efficient quality control process. They choose how, where, and how often manufacturing products are tested during the manufacturing process. They must balance between too many tests, which slows manufacturing, and too few tests, which leads to lower quality products. In addition to managing all aspects of product testing, qua…Read more
Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing Tasks
- Develop and implement quality assurance programs to meet production standards and customer requirements.
- Manage the selection, workflow, training and development of staff.
- Assess and resolve production process issues.
- Recommend manufacturing or technology aids to increase speed and efficiency.
- Oversee product testing to ensure procedure accuracy.
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Popular Skills for Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing
Quality Improvement / QA
Skills in Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Quality Improvement / QA are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing
An entry-level Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $52,261 based on 10 salaries. An early career Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,131 based on 93 salaries. A mid-career Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,865 based on 107 salaries. An experienced Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,138 based on 123 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,582.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 39.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (32.5% more) and Houston, Texas (18.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (23.4% less), Chicago, Illinois (21.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (13.9% less).
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