Quality Assurance Consultant Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$82,000
$66,000
Min 10%
$82,000
Median 50%
$101,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Alcatel Networks
Highest Paying City
Rockville, MD
Highest Paying State
West Virginia
Average Experience Level
2.1 years
How much does a quality assurance consultant make?
Quality Assurance Consultants in America make, on average, $82,111 a year or $39.48 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $101,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $66,000 per year. Technology companies and Health Care companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey, and Connecticut have the highest paying Quality Assurance Consultant jobs. The typical tenure for a Quality Assurance Consultant is 2.1 years.

Average Quality Assurance Consultant Salary By Location

As a Quality Assurance Consultant in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $82,111 per year or $39.48 per hour. Working in Rockville, MD as a Quality Assurance Consultant will pay you the highest wages at around $96,148 per year. The Rockville, MD average entry-level salary for Quality Assurance Consultants is $69,000. West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey, and Connecticut are the states with the highest payscale for Quality Assurance Consultants. Florida, Tennessee, Nevada, Oklahoma, and Arkansas have the lowest reported salaries for Quality Assurance Consultants.

Map of Quality Assurance Consultant Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Quality Assurance Consultants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Quality Assurance Consultant Salary By Company

There is good job security in Quality Assurance Consultant positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Most Quality Assurance Consultant jobs are in Technology companies and Technology companies. Alcatel Networks and Lowe's are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like Populus Group and Avnet pay their Quality Assurance Consultants very well.

Average Quality Assurance Consultant Pay By Industry

Quality Assurance Consultant salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Pharmaceutical companies, Health Care companies, and Technology companies tend to have the highest salaries for Quality Assurance Consultants. Pharmaceutical companies pay their Quality Assurance Consultants the highest wages, averaging $85,186 per year. Health Care companies and Technology companies pay well too, at $83,226 and $82,334, respectively. At $74,736, the average salary for Quality Assurance Consultants in the Manufacturing industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
$85,186
$85k
Health Care
Health Care
$83,226
$83k
Technology
Technology
$82,334
$82k
Finance
Finance
$82,135
$82k
Insurance
Insurance
$76,714
$77k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$74,736
$75k

Quality Assurance Consultant Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Quality Assurance Consultant Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Quality Assurance Consultant can range from $38,692 to $131,091 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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