Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing Salary

Manufacturing Quality Control Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent a little over a half of Manufacturing Quality Control Managers. Salaries average out to around $71K per year and spread from $35K to $106K per year. In the world of Manufacturing Quality Control Managers, overall income ranges from $35K near the bottom to $106K at the top; this can include more than $15K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most Manufacturing Quality Control Managers survey respondents are men (75 percent). This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$43,269 - $103,729
$43K
$70K
$100K
MEDIAN: $70,322
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$13.37 - $28.38
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MEDIAN: $18.45
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$0$105K
Salary $43,269 - $103,729
Bonus $148.99 - $14,564
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $16,000
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).
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$36,269 - $105,313
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 190
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $13.37 - $28.38
Overtime $19.61 - $45.00
Annual Data $0$105K
Bonus $148.99 - $14,564
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $16,000
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).
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$36,269 - $105,313
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 63

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, quality control managers are also the primary contact point for regulatory agencies, clients, and management on plant safety and quality issues. They work with independent inspectors as the technical liaison for their plant. Manufacturing quality control managers must maintain current knowledge of standard industry practices and developments in testing measures and specifications.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing


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Manufacturing Quality Control Managers may progress into high-paying roles like Quality Assurance Director, where median compensation is $110K annually.

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Popular Skills for Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing


Manufacturing Quality Control Managers seem to require a number of specific skills. Fortunate workers who know Six Sigma Black Belt command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 35 percent above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Word, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, and Windows Operating System General Use. The majority of those who know Quality Assurance / Quality Control also know Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office. Skill sets containing Quality Improvement / QA also tend to include Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing

Pay by Experience for a Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 88 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 85 salaries. A Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 51 salaries.

Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing?

Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing in Caldwell:
"Working with and teaching people."
Pros: Being able to guide and mentor employees. Being able to pass my knowledge of welding on to better the employee which will help my company.
Cons: The hours and personality conflicts make it tough.

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Key Stats for Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing Salaries

▲18%

▲16%

▲1%

National Average
$62,000

▼26%

Skills That Affect Quality Control Manager, Manufacturing Salaries

Six Sigma Black Belt
▲34%

National Average
$62,000







Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 12%