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How Much Does a Quality Control Internship Earn In The United States?

Quality Control Internship Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$32,000
$26,000
$32,000
$40,000
Quality control interns in the United States make an average salary of $32,525 per year or $15.64 per hour. In terms of salary range, an entry level quality control internship salary is roughly $26,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $40,000. If you like following the crowd, manufacturing 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 pharmaceutical, technology, and automotive companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Rhode Island, Maine, New Hampshire, Washington, and Alaska provide the highest quality control internship salaries.
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Where Quality Control Interns Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where quality control interns earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Quality Control Interns Earn In Different Cities?

While a quality control internship can average a salary of $32,525 per year, or $15.64 per hour, there are many opportunities for quality control interns to make more. For example, in Boston, MA you might make $41,151 per year. Other high-paying locations include Simi Valley, CA, Winston-Salem, NC and Newark, NJ. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Boston, MA where the average starting salary is $27,000. The highest paying states for quality control interns include Rhode Island, Maine and New Hampshire. Meanwhile, Illinois, Alabama, and Iowa offer the lowest salaries.
Location
1. Boston, MA
$41,151
Avg. Salary
$24k
$51k
2. Simi Valley, CA
$36,579
Avg. Salary
$24k
$51k
3. Winston-Salem, NC
$36,553
Avg. Salary
$24k
$51k
4. Newark, NJ
$35,006
Avg. Salary
$24k
$51k
5. Arlington, VA
$34,175
Avg. Salary
$24k
$51k
6. New York, NY
$33,994
Avg. Salary
$24k
$51k

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Which Companies Pay Quality Control Interns The Most?

To earn a high income as a quality control internship, working for RSM US or Thermo Fisher Scientific might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like PSEG and AeroVironment report highly competitive wages for quality control interns.
Company
Avg. Salary
$30k
$51k
Avg. Salary
$30k
$51k
$33,935
Avg. Salary
$30k
$51k
Avg. Salary
$30k
$51k

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    How Much Do Quality Control Interns Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, quality control internship salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that pharmaceutical, technology, and automotive companies tend to offer much higher salaries for quality control interns. For example, quality control interns make a whopping average salary of $52,076 while working for pharmaceutical companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $45,502 at technology companies and $39,316 at automotive companies. But quality control interns may want to avoid working in the retail industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $34,356.
    1. Pharmaceutical
    $52,076
    Avg. Salary
    $31k
    $59k
    2. Technology
    $45,502
    Avg. Salary
    $31k
    $59k
    3. Automotive
    $39,316
    Avg. Salary
    $31k
    $59k
    4. Health Care
    $38,343
    Avg. Salary
    $31k
    $59k
    5. Manufacturing
    $36,679
    Avg. Salary
    $31k
    $59k
    6. Construction
    $35,399
    Avg. Salary
    $31k
    $59k

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