$69,637
Avg. Salary
$24.04
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,581

Bonus

$1,542

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector is $24.04 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector is $69,637 per year.

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$15.35
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$24.04
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$38.70
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MEDIAN $24.04
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$45k
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$113k
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MEDIAN $69,637
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$0$113K
Salary $44,502 - $113,304
Bonus $511 - $11,000
Profit Sharing $518 - $7,023
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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$35,807 - $102,184
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 322
Hourly Data $0$55
Hourly Rate $15.35 - $38.70
Overtime $24.52 - $55.11
Annual Data $0$102K
Bonus $511 - $11,000
Profit Sharing $518 - $7,023
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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$35,807 - $102,184
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 556

Job Description for Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector

A senior quality assurance (QA)/quality control (QC) inspector is a management-level worker who ensures the safety and reliability of manufactured goods, construction projects, or engineered systems. This person ensures that at every step of the process, what they’re inspecting meets with all standards necessary to continue the engineering or contracting process(es).

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Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector Tasks
  • Inspect parts and assemblies, assign status, document results, and distribute all quality records.
  • Advise on quality control for materials, packaging, and finished products.
  • Read blueprints and designs to identify conformity or deviation from desired specifications and document results.
  • Identify errors and deficient components, make recommendations, and report on compliance.

Common Career Paths for Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector


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Moving into a Quality Assurance Manager position seems to be a popular career progression. Median pay for this job is $70K annually.

Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector Job Listings

Popular Skills for Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector


Quality Control Inspectors report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Precision Measurement are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Internal Audit, Precision Measurement, and Microsoft Office. Quality Assurance / Quality Control is a skill commonly found among those who know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector

Pay by Experience for a Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 110 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 139 salaries. An experienced Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 168 salaries. A Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 128 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

33%

National Average: $59,924

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

Los Angeles offers some of the highest pay in the country for Quality Control Inspectors, 61 percent above the national average. Quality Control Inspectors will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+41 percent), Houston (+32 percent), Chicago (+20 percent), and Miami (+18 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Tampa Quality Control Inspectors earning much less — 43 percent less — than the national average. Workers in Richmond and Cincinnati earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (29 percent less and 25 percent less, respectively).

Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector?

Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector in Cleveland:
"Abundant and alot."
Pros: A lot of work
Cons: The weather

Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector in Pittsfield:
Pros: I know the Area very well
Cons: It’s a bit Of a further commute then I would like

Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector in Deer Park:
"Nice place to work and people are great."
Pros: No traffic and stores are open 24hrs.
Cons: Air pollution.

Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector in Pensacola:
"Traffic, commute, food."
Pros: There is a lot of places to eat.
Cons: The traffic can be very congestive.

Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector in O'Fallon:
"The more you give the more they want and give nothing in ret."
Focus on your job. Making sure workers at getting job correct. Do not do it.for.them.

Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector in Chester:
Pros: Comraderie. Responsibility.
Cons: Culture. Nights. Cold temperatures.

Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector in Islip:
Work hard learn as much as possible be a team player.

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Key Stats for Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 189 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
30%

Experience Affects Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector Salaries

▲9%

▲7%

National Average
$60,000

▼3%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Senior Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Inspector Salaries

National Average
$60,000




Precision Measurement
▼13%

Internal Audit
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 189 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 13%