Quality Control Statistics and Facts in the US
Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for quality controls in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:
- There are over 220,608 quality controls currently employed in the United States.
- 43.4% of all quality controls are women, while only 51.0% are men.
- The average age of an employed quality control is 37 years old.
- The most common ethnicity of quality controls is White (61.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (14.5%) and Asian (11.6%).
- The majority of quality controls are located in TX, Houston and NY, New York.
- Quality controls are most in-demand in Coatesville, PA.
- Quality controls are paid an average annual salary of $28,728.
- Hayward, CA pays an annual average wage of $41,899, the highest in the US.
- Quality controls average starting salary is $19,000.
- In 2021, women earned 95% of what men earned.
- The top 10% of highest-paid quality controls earn as much as $43,000 or more.
- Rhode Island is the best state for quality controls to live.
- Quality controls are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.
Quality Control Statistics By Gender
Gender Pay Gap For Quality Control
Women Earn 95¢ For Every $1 Earned By Man
Quality Control Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the quality control position over time.
Quality Control Male to Female Ratio
We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, senior field service technician and installer/lead technician have the biggest difference in gender.
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|Field Installation Technician||92%||5%|
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Quality Control Statistics By Race
The most common ethnicity among quality controls is White, which makes up 61.9% of all quality controls. Comparatively, there are 14.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.6% of the Asian ethnicity.
- White, 61.9%
- Hispanic or Latino, 14.5%
- Asian, 11.6%
- Black or African American, 7.9%
- Unknown, 2.8%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.3%
Quality Control Race And Ethnicity Over Time
Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among quality controls.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
Quality Control Wage Gap By Race
Average Age of a Quality Control
We determined the average age of quality controls based on ethnicity and gender.
Quality Control Age Breakdown
This chart breaks down the ages of quality control employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of quality controls is 20-30 years old, which represents 39% of the population.
Types of Quality Control Degree Levels
The most common degree for quality controls is bachelor's degree 34% of quality controls earn that degree. A close second is high school diploma with 27% and rounding it off is associate degree with 19%.
- Bachelors, 34%
- High School Diploma, 27%
- Associate, 19%
- Diploma, 10%
- Other Degrees, 10%
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Quality Control Wage Gap By Education
Quality Control Employment Statistics
This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ quality controls. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most quality controls is the manufacturing industry.
We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire quality controls.
< 50 employees
50 - 100 employees
100 - 500 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
The Types Of Companies Quality Control Work In
Employees with the quality control job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most quality controls prefer to work at private companies over public companies.
Top Industries Hiring Quality Controls
Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ quality controls. Those industries include manufacturing, retail and technology.
Quality Control Turnover And Employment Statistics
Quality Control Unemployment Rate Over Time
The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of quality controls changed.
- Unemployment rate
The Average Number of Years That Quality Control Stay in a Job
By looking over 17,661 quality controls resumes, we figured out that the average quality control enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 33%.
Foreign Languages Spoken By Quality Controls
The most common foreign language among quality controls is Spanish at 65.7%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 8.9% and Arabic is the third-most popular at 3.4%.
- Spanish, 65.7%
- French, 8.9%
- Arabic, 3.4%
- Chinese, 3.1%
- German, 2.5%
- Other, 16.4%