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Quality Control Analyst Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$58,000
$44,000
$58,000
$75,000
Quality control analysts in the United States make an average salary of $58,286 per year or $28.02 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $44,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $76,000. If you like following the crowd, pharmaceutical and health care companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out health care, pharmaceutical, and finance companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, North Carolina, Maryland, Connecticut, and Rhode Island provide the highest quality control analyst salaries.
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Map of Quality Control Analyst Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Quality Control Analyst Salary By Location

While a quality control analyst can average a salary of $58,286 per year, or $28.02 per hour, there are many opportunities for quality control analysts to make more. For example, in Redmond, WA you might make $72,791 per year. Other high-paying locations include Charlotte, NC, Baltimore, MD and Boston, MA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Redmond, WA where the average starting salary is $51,000. The highest paying states for quality control analysts include Washington, North Carolina and Maryland. Meanwhile, Mississippi, Nebraska, and North Dakota offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
Redmond, WA
Redmond, WA
$72,791
$73k
Charlotte, NC
Charlotte, NC
$72,275
$72k
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD
$69,038
$69k
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$65,525
$66k
Overland Park, KS
Overland Park, KS
$64,988
$65k
Saint Louis, MO
Saint Louis, MO
$64,589
$65k
Washington, DC
Washington, DC
$62,565
$63k
Elizabeth, NJ
Elizabeth, NJ
$61,759
$62k
Arlington, VA
Arlington, VA
$61,719
$62k
Berkeley, CA
Berkeley, CA
$61,386
$61k

High Paying Quality Control Analyst Jobs

Average Quality Control Analyst Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a quality control analyst, being employed by a company such as Citi or AstraZeneca would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A and Morgan Stanley also report highly competitive salaries for quality control analysts.

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Quality Control Analyst Salary History

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    Average Quality Control Analyst Pay By Industry

    Quality control analyst salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with health care, pharmaceutical, and finance companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a quality control analyst can make a yearly salary of $60,615 while working for health care companies. All the while, other quality control analysts are making $59,015 at pharmaceutical companies and $58,870 at finance companies. One industry quality control analysts may want to avoid is the technology industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $54,330.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $60,615
    $61k
    Pharmaceutical
    Pharmaceutical
    $59,015
    $59k
    Finance
    Finance
    $58,870
    $59k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $55,945
    $56k
    Technology
    Technology
    $54,330
    $54k

    Recently Added Quality Control Analyst Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    QC Analyst II
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    Baltimore, MD
    Baltimore, MD
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    $58,436
    $58,436
    10/23/2020
    Data Quality Control Analyst-Project Manager
    Data Quality Control Analyst-Project Manager
    Norfolk, VA
    Norfolk, VA
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $29,391
    $29,391
    10/23/2020
    The Staffing Resource Group, Inc.
    The Staffing Resource Group, Inc.
    QC Analyst I 0607
    QC Analyst I 0607
    QC Analyst I 0607
    Portsmouth, NH
    Portsmouth, NH
    10/18/2020
    10/18/2020
    $50,359
    $50,359
    10/18/2020
    Quality Control Analyst
    Quality Control Analyst
    Pomona, CA
    Pomona, CA
    10/16/2020
    10/16/2020
    $62,610
    $62,610
    10/16/2020
    The Staffing Resource Group, Inc.
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    QC Analyst I 0560
    QC Analyst I 0560
    QC Analyst I 0560
    Houston, TX
    Houston, TX
    10/12/2020
    10/12/2020
    $50,088
    $50,088
    10/12/2020
    Quality Control Lab Analyst
    Quality Control Lab Analyst
    North Chicago, IL
    North Chicago, IL
    10/07/2020
    10/07/2020
    $38,610
    $38,610
    10/07/2020
    Quality Analyst III, QC Microbiology
    Quality Analyst III, QC Microbiology
    Billerica, MA
    Billerica, MA
    10/06/2020
    10/06/2020
    $65,000
    $65,000
    10/06/2020
    Mortgage Quality Control Analyst
    Mortgage Quality Control Analyst
    New Brighton, MN
    New Brighton, MN
    09/29/2020
    09/29/2020
    $41,740
    $41,740
    09/29/2020
    QC Lead Analyst Raw Materials
    QC Lead Analyst Raw Materials
    Franklin Town, MA
    Franklin Town, MA
    09/28/2020
    09/28/2020
    $83,480
    $83,480
    09/28/2020
    Quality Analyst III, QC Analytical and/or Microbiology
    Quality Analyst III, QC Analytical and/or Microbiology
    Somerset, NJ
    Somerset, NJ
    09/26/2020
    09/26/2020
    $41,740
    $41,740
    09/26/2020