$78,107
Avg. Salary
$22.77
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,051

Bonus

$2,526

Profit Sharing

$6,068

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Quality Manager is $22.77 per hour.

The average pay for a Quality Manager is $78,107 per year.

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$15.59
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$37.09
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$51k
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$113k
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MEDIAN $78,107
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$0$117K
Salary $50,687 - $112,880
Bonus $510 - $14,808
Profit Sharing $100 - $10,136
Commission $6,068
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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$48,779 - $117,974
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 6,427
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $15.59 - $37.09
Overtime $22.41 - $46.59
Annual Data $0$117K
Bonus $510 - $14,808
Commission $6,068
Profit Sharing $100 - $10,136
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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$48,779 - $117,974
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 617

Job Description for Quality Manager

A quality manager ensures that a company's products meet client or consumer demands. The specific daily duties for quality managers can vary depending on the manager's company; however, they may include directing and advising employees and checking products to ensure their quality throughout the production process. If an item doesn't meet quality standards, the quality manager must catch the mistake and correct it immediately. In addition, a professional in this field meets with a company’s management team to come up with creative, effective ways to manage product quality and the production process. A quality manger also may make crucial decisions such as selecting low-cost but efficient, materials and finding the personnel to help oversee production. Many times, a quality manager pursues feedback from consumers and clients, and they improve product accordingly.

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Quality Manager Tasks
  • Work with line managers to identify and reach quality benchmarks.
  • Report on quality and safety at production facilities for each product.
  • Track warrantee, auditing, and customer feedback to improve process integrity.
  • Ensure that safety and quality measures are implemented on time and in accordance with regulations.
  • Inspect products, processes, and metrics to find opportunities to improve quality.

Quality Manager Pay By Employer

$0$146K

$116,312

Grifols, Inc
12 profiles
$58,406

$97,500

WestRock Company
10 profiles
$80,497

$87,172

$78,750

Precision
5 profiles
$62,000

Common Career Paths for Quality Manager


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Popular Skills for Quality Manager

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Manager

Pay by Experience for a Quality Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 1,060 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 1,190 salaries. An experienced Quality Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 1,465 salaries. A Quality Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 822 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $78,028

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Quality Manager Advice

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

Quality Manager in Columbus:
"Spend more time planning out your career."
Spend more time planning out you career and think about the steps you need to get where you want to go. Change jobs as needed to get closer to your goal. Always do what you love to do.

Quality Manager in Orlando:
"Review."
Pros: Many things to learn, work close with agencies, be on top of technology.
Cons: Salary, no career development, salary.

Quality Manager in Washington:
"Lots of work."
Most times you will be the only one doing all the work. Most organizations will cut quality before they cut other departments. Make sure to keep management engaged and buy-in to the process or they will do away with it, if they do not see the value.

Quality Manager in Lafayette:
"Quality Commitment from Upper Management & Mentoring."
During the interview process, ensure that there is a strong quality commitment form upper management. This should be spelled out with specific past and future actions and detailed policy and material support. Ask to speak with the General Manager, and even the President of the company, and obtain assurances as to specific commitment to quality culture and what support you can expect from them personally. Interview your would be direct supervisor and ensure that they are someone with the qualifications to mentor you in your advancing career, or that you will have access to a competent mentor. Ask to speak with your would be pears one on one and ask them honestly if they are happy at the company, and why or why not.

Quality Manager in Salt Lake City:
"Certification."
Update your certifications annually. It is much easier to stay current than it is to catch up.

Quality Manager in Phoenix:
"Would Have Stayed More Technology Current."
Along the way I choose a management and quality path letting the technology slide. If I had it to do over, I'd continue with technology.

Quality Manager in Corpus Christi:
Knowing your commercial coverage is very important and paying attention to detail, policies are being reviewed and you have to be alert and see if there is an account can be rounded off by offering more coverage.

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Key Stats for Quality Manager

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1196 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Quality Manager Salaries

▲10%

▲6%

National Average
$78,000

▼5%

▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1196 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 11%