QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$73,000
$53,000
Min 10%
$73,000
Median 50%
$102,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Bloomberg
Highest Paying City
Baltimore, MD
Highest Paying State
Delaware
Average Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does a quality assurance specialist make?
As a Quality Assurance Specialist in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $73,932 per year or $35.54 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $102,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $53,000 per year. Professional companies and Technology companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The best states for high paying Quality Assurance Specialist jobs are Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. The typical employment for a Quality Assurance Specialist is 2.9 years.

Average Quality Assurance Specialist Salary By Company

There is good job security in Quality Assurance Specialist positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Professional companies and Technology companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Bloomberg and Cigna are the highest paying companies. Companies like Nephron Pharmaceuticals and U.S. Pharmacopeia also pay high salaries to their Quality Assurance Specialists.

Average Quality Assurance Specialist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Quality Assurance Specialist in the USA is $73,932 annually or $35.54 hourly. Working in Baltimore, MD as a Quality Assurance Specialist will pay you the highest wages at around $75,467 per year. The Baltimore, MD average entry-level salary for Quality Assurance Specialists is $50,000. Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania are the top 5 highest earning states for Quality Assurance Specialists. Oregon, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, and Idaho have the lowest reported salaries for Quality Assurance Specialists.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Baltimore, MD
$75,467
2
Washington, DC
$75,304
3
Philadelphia, PA
$75,251
4
Ashburn, VA
$75,126
5
Piscataway, NJ
$74,577

Average Quality Assurance Specialist Salary By Industry

Wages for Quality Assurance Specialists can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Pharmaceutical companies, Manufacturing companies, and Internet companies pay their Quality Assurance Specialists well. Pharmaceutical companies pay Quality Assurance Specialists an average salary of $77,100, Manufacturing companies pay $76,176, and Internet companys come in at $75,023. The types of companies that pay Quality Assurance Specialists the least are in the Retail industry, where the average annual salary is $71,578.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Pharmaceutical
$77,100
2
Manufacturing
$76,176
3
Internet
$75,023
4
Finance
$74,143
5
Technology
$73,785

RECENTLY ADDED Quality Assurance Specialist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Webstaurantstore
Quality Assurance Specialist
10/30/2019
$31,305
Defense Contract Management Agency
Quality Assurance Specialist
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$75,515
Defense Contract Management Agency
Quality Assurance Specialist
10/28/2019
$62,236
Defense Contract Management Agency
Quality Assurance Specialist
10/28/2019
$68,897
Air Force Materiel Command
Quality Assurance Specialist
10/28/2019
$62,236
Randstad
Quality Assurance Specialist
10/26/2019
$29,218
Army National Guard Units
Quality Assurance Specialist
10/26/2019
$51,440
Naval Sea Systems Command
Quality Assurance Specialist
10/26/2019
$34,921
State of Wyoming
Quality Assurance Specialist
10/26/2019
$40,863
Defense Contract Management Agency
Quality Assurance Specialist
10/25/2019
$117,191
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