"procedures," "product quality," and "food safety" aren't the only skills we found quality assurance supervisors list on their resumes. In fact, there's a whole list of quality assurance supervisor responsibilities that we found, including:
We've found that 59.0% of quality assurance supervisors have earned a bachelor's degree. Furthermore, 8.4% earned their master's degrees before becoming a quality assurance supervisor. While it's true that most quality assurance supervisors have a college degree, it's generally possible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every seven quality assurance supervisors did not spend the extra money to attend college.
The quality assurance supervisors who went onto college to earn a more in-depth education generally studied business and biology, while a small population of quality assurance supervisors studied chemistry and food science.
Once you're ready to become a quality assurance supervisor, you should explore the companies that typically hire quality assurance supervisors. According to quality assurance supervisor resumes that we searched through, quality assurance supervisors are hired the most by Stratosphere Quality, Octapharma Plasma, and Thermo Fisher Scientific. Currently, Stratosphere Quality has 39 quality assurance supervisor job openings, while there are 22 at Octapharma Plasma and 8 at Thermo Fisher Scientific.
Since salary is important to some quality assurance supervisors, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A, AstraZeneca, and ProQuest. If you were to take a closer look at Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A, you'd find that the average quality assurance supervisor salary is $102,004. Then at AstraZeneca, quality assurance supervisors receive an average salary of $100,034, while the salary at ProQuest is $96,592.
If you earned a degree from the top 100 educational institutions in the United States, you might want to take a look at United States Navy, Verizon Communications, and General Electric. These three companies have hired a significant number of quality assurance supervisors from these institutions.
For the most part, quality assurance supervisors make their living in the manufacturing and retail industries. Quality assurance supervisors tend to make the most in the pharmaceutical industry with an average salary of $82,920. The quality assurance supervisor annual salary in the health care and technology industries generally make $81,096 and $72,252 respectively. Additionally, quality assurance supervisors who work in the pharmaceutical industry make 28.9% more than quality assurance supervisors in the retail Industry.