Quality Control Associate Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$53,000
$38,000
Min 10%
$53,000
Median 50%
$76,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
JPMorgan Chase
Highest Paying City
Cambridge, MA
Highest Paying State
Nevada
Average Experience Level
2.5 years
How much does a quality control associate make?
Quality Control Associates in America make an average salary of $54,015 per year or $25.97 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $76,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $38,000 per year. Health Care companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Nevada, Massachusetts, Alaska, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire have the highest paying Quality Control Associate jobs. The typical employment for a Quality Control Associate is 2.5 years.

Average Quality Control Associate Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Quality Control Associate in the USA is $54,015 annually or $25.97 hourly. Cambridge, MA reports the highest Quality Control Associate salaries at $63,548 per year. Even as an entry-level Quality Control Associate, you will make $38,000 per year in Cambridge, MA. Nevada, Massachusetts, Alaska, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire are the top 5 highest earning states for Quality Control Associates. On the other hand, Minnesota, Florida, North Dakota, Nebraska, and Michigan report the lowest wages for Quality Control Associates.

Map of Quality Control Associate Salaries

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

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Average Quality Control Associate Salary By Company

Quality Control Associates report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Quality Control Associates are Health Care companies and Professional companies. Quality Control Associates at JPMorgan Chase and Abbott report the highest salaries. If you can find a job at a company like Celgene or Amgen, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Quality Control Associates.

Average Quality Control Associate Pay By Industry

Quality Control Associate salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Health Care companies, Finance companies, and Pharmaceutical companies tend to have the highest salaries for Quality Control Associates. Health Care companies pay Quality Control Associates an average salary of $60,839, Finance companies pay $57,601, and Pharmaceutical companys come in at $55,609. The types of companies that pay Quality Control Associates the least are in the Retail industry, where the average annual salary is $44,257.
Industry
Average Salary
Health Care
Health Care
$60,839
$61k
Finance
Finance
$57,601
$58k
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
$55,609
$56k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$51,449
$51k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$45,534
$46k
Technology
Technology
$45,220
$45k
Retail
Retail
$44,257
$44k

Quality Control Associate Salary History

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