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Updated July 11, 2022

Average Quality Control Associate Salary

$41,588 yearly
To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More

$19.99 hourly

Entry level Salary
$23,000 yearly
$23,000
10 %
$41,588
Median
$73,000
90 %

How much does a Quality Control Associate make?

Quality control associates make $41,588 per year on average, or $19.99 per hour, in the United States. Quality control associates on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $23,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $73,000.

Location impacts how much a quality control associate can expect to make. Quality control associates make the most in Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, and North Carolina.

Highest Paying States For Quality Control Associates

Quality Control Associate average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1California$59,205$28.464,769
2North Carolina$49,200$23.651,434
3Oregon$60,359$29.02496
4Indiana$47,243$22.71952
5Washington$61,515$29.57820
6Idaho$54,897$26.39163
7Utah$43,640$20.98520
8Connecticut$46,704$22.45448
9New Hampshire$43,189$20.76322
10New York$49,115$23.611,509
11Rhode Island$43,971$21.14148
12Arizona$44,934$21.60659
13Tennessee$42,836$20.59693
14Minnesota$41,826$20.11996
15North Dakota$45,818$22.0392
16Louisiana$47,112$22.65209
17Maine$44,172$21.24127
18Massachusetts$47,285$22.73813
19Wyoming$42,283$20.3364
20Montana$46,351$22.2887
21Oklahoma$43,822$21.07208
22Alabama$40,848$19.64515
23Georgia$40,627$19.531,323
24Virginia$41,821$20.111,191
25Mississippi$40,328$19.39254
26South Carolina$39,519$19.00602
27South Dakota$41,271$19.8484
28Kansas$41,197$19.81314
29Nebraska$40,765$19.60240
30Alaska$45,776$22.0171
31Maryland$40,049$19.25906
32Michigan$36,738$17.66994
33Kentucky$36,667$17.63474
34New Mexico$41,139$19.78185
35Hawaii$47,319$22.7584
36Wisconsin$35,625$17.13838
37District of Columbia$44,190$21.25153
38Iowa$38,200$18.37396
39Arkansas$36,112$17.36299
40Vermont$39,188$18.8474
41Texas$35,068$16.862,444
42Pennsylvania$33,984$16.341,459
43Colorado$38,162$18.35648
44Nevada$36,188$17.40223
45Illinois$35,516$17.071,420
46Missouri$35,814$17.22608
47New Jersey$28,193$13.551,149
48Ohio$32,788$15.761,231
49Florida$34,436$16.561,720
50Delaware$24,641$11.85177
51West Virginia$33,586$16.15120

Highest Paying Cities For Quality Control Associates

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Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1South San Francisco, CA$65,744$31.61
2Seattle, WA$62,373$29.99
3Charlotte, NC$50,087$24.08
4New York, NY$48,823$23.47
5Cambridge, MA$47,382$22.78
6Indianapolis, IN$46,811$22.51
7Goodyear, AZ$45,053$21.66
8Memphis, TN$44,896$21.58
9Atlanta, GA$40,362$19.40
10Rockville, MD$39,859$19.16
11Boulder, CO$38,061$18.30
12Grandview, MO$36,190$17.40
13Skokie, IL$35,785$17.20
14Austin, TX$35,563$17.10
15Tampa, FL$34,810$16.74

Quality Control Associate Salary Details

Quality Control Associate Salary

What is a Quality Control Associate's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$73,000$6,083$35
75th Percentile$56,000$4,667$27
Average$41,588$3,466$20
25th Percentile$30,000$2,500$14
10th Percentile$23,000$1,917$11

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Chemist$58,294$4,858$28.0320,221
Laboratory Analyst$44,766$3,731$21.5244,074
Research Chemist$78,999$6,583$37.9853,769
Research And Development Chemist$73,381$6,115$35.28100,225
Chemical Technician$39,796$3,316$19.1340,191
Research And Development Scientist$87,961$7,330$42.29129,803

Here are the five companies hiring the most now:

  1. JPMorgan Chase & Co. Jobs (25)
  2. Synechron Jobs (19)
  3. Genentech Jobs (59)
  4. Abbott Jobs (13)
  5. Amgen Jobs (102)

Which Companies Pay Quality Control Associates The Most?

According to our most recent salary estimates, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Kinder Morgan are the highest paying companies for quality control associates.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1JPMorgan Chase & Co.$84,414$40.58187
2Kinder Morgan$83,741$40.2610
3Corning Incorporated$80,704$38.8053
4Synechron$78,936$37.95
5Wells Fargo$74,458$35.80433
6New York Life Insurance$71,027$34.1510
7Morgan Stanley$68,350$32.8650
8Genentech$67,643$32.5215
9Natera$67,401$32.401
10Codexis$67,103$32.262
11Thermo Fisher Scientific$64,995$31.25240
12Advent Software$64,929$31.22
13Abbott$64,733$31.1284
14Moderna$63,146$30.3625
15Battelle$62,708$30.1514
16MiMedx$61,324$29.485
17Regeneron$60,590$29.1377
18Illumina$60,041$28.8714
19KeyBank$59,574$28.648
20Biogen$55,944$26.9013

How Much Do Quality Control Associates Make In Different Industries?

Quality control associate salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that the health care, manufacturing, and technology industries tend to offer much higher salaries for quality control associates. For example, quality control associates make a whopping average salary of $55,602 while working in the health care industry. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $50,967 in the manufacturing industry and $47,188 in the technology industry.

Quality control associates may want to avoid working in the pharmaceutical industry as it offers the lowest average salary of $40,983.

Highest Paying Industries For Quality Control Associates

Rank  Industry  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Health Care$55,602$26.73
2Manufacturing$50,967$24.50
3Technology$47,188$22.69
4Pharmaceutical$40,983$19.70

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Quality Control Associate Salary Trends

Average Quality Control Associate Salary Over Time

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

    Quality Control Associate Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$41,600$19.99+3.6%
    2021$40,100$19.27+1.7%
    2020$39,400$18.93+3.2%
    2019$38,100$18.33+4.3%
    2018$36,500$17.55+1.6%

    Recently Added Quality Control Associate Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    The Reserves NetworkQuality Control AssociateAustell, GA06/01/2022$31,305
    Kehe Food DistributorsQuality Control AssociateRomeoville, IL06/01/2022$33,914
    StaffmarkQuality Control AssociateGrandview, MO05/31/2022$31,305
    GlassybabyQuality Control/Warehouse AssociateRedmond, WA05/31/2022$37,566
    17/Hr With Bonus & Benefits In Portland, OregonQuality Control AssociateRomeoville, IL05/31/2022$33,914
    SynnexWarehouse Quality Control (QC) Associate 2Nd ShiftRomeoville, IL05/31/2022$39,653
    Pitney BowesQC Associate-2Nd Shift (Sun-Thur, 4PM AM)Monroe, NJ05/30/2022$37,566
    Express Employment ProfessionalsShipping, Receiving, and Quality Control AssociateSanta Ana, CA05/29/2022$33,392
    Onesource Staffing SolutionsQuality Control AssociateEaston, PA05/27/2022$41,740
    Wayfair LLCQuality Control Warehouse Associate (DAY Shift)Port Wentworth, GA05/26/2022$31,305

    Quality Control Associate Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Quality Control Associates the most?

    Washington pays Quality Control Associates the most in the United States, with an average salary of $61,515 per year, or $29.57 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as a Quality Control Associate?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Quality Control Associate if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Oregon you should be paid close to $60,359 per year.

    What type of Quality Control Associate gets paid the most?

    Research And Development Scientist gets paid the most. Research And Development Scientist made a median salary of $87,961. The best-paid 10 percent make $105,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $73,000.

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