Quality Control Inspector Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$31,000
$24,000
Min 10%
$31,000
Median 50%
$40,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Zachry Holdings
Highest Paying City
Baltimore, MD
Highest Paying State
Maryland
Average Experience Level
3.3 years
How much does a quality control inspector make?
The national average salary for a Quality Control Inspector in the United States is $31,401 per year or $15.1 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 16,000. The top 10 percent earn over $40,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $24,000 annually. Professional companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Quality Control Inspectors. Maryland, Hawaii, Michigan, Delaware, and California have the highest paying Quality Control Inspector jobs. The typical employment in the position spans 3.3 years.
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$37,460

Average Quality Control Inspector Salary By Location

Quality Control Inspectors in the US makes an average salary of $31,401 per year or $15.1 per hour. The city with the highest Quality Control Inspector salary is Baltimore, MD at $40,599 per year. Even an entry-level Quality Control Inspector makes $28,000 per year in Baltimore, MD. Maryland, Hawaii, Michigan, Delaware, and California are the top 5 highest earning states for Quality Control Inspectors. On the other hand, North Dakota, Utah, Oklahoma, Wyoming, and Kansas report the lowest wages for Quality Control Inspectors.

Map of Quality Control Inspector Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Quality Control Inspector Salary By Company

Quality Control Inspectors 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 Inspectors are Professional companies and Technology companies. Companies like Zachry Holdings or Leidos will get you the highest pay packages. Also, companies like CoorsTek and Flowserve pay their Quality Control Inspectors very well.

Average Quality Control Inspector Pay By Industry

Quality Control Inspector salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Technology companies, Automotive companies, and Construction companies pay higher-than-average wages for Quality Control Inspectors. Technology companies pay their Quality Control Inspectors the highest wages, averaging $33,836 per year. Automotive companies and Construction companies pay well too, at $32,332 and $32,129, respectively. At $30,638, the average salary for Quality Control Inspectors in the Retail industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$33,836
$34k
Automotive
Automotive
$32,332
$32k
Construction
Construction
$32,129
$32k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$30,764
$31k
Professional
Professional
$30,751
$31k
Retail
Retail
$30,638
$31k

Quality Control Inspector Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Quality Control Inspector Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Quality Control Inspector can range from $23,225 to $50,477 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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$24,001
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$35,479
$35,479
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04/23/2020
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$29,552
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$31,305
$31,305
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04/23/2020
04/23/2020
$55,306
$55,306
TRC Staffing Services
TRC Staffing Services
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Raleigh, NC
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04/20/2020
$33,392
$33,392
Randstad
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$33,392
$33,392
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$25,044
$25,044
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04/14/2020
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$37,566
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Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
04/13/2020
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$25,044
$25,044