Quality Control Manager Statistics and Facts in the US

Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for quality control managers 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 122,528 quality control managers currently employed in the United States.
  • 23.7% of all quality control managers are women, while only 71.8% are men.
  • The average age of an employed quality control manager is 47 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of quality control managers is White (75.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (12.1%) and Asian (6.7%).
  • The majority of quality control managers are located in TX, Houston and NY, New York.
  • Quality control managers are most in-demand in San Diego, CA.
  • Quality control managers are paid an average annual salary of $70,970.
  • Fall River, MA pays an annual average wage of $96,433, the highest in the US.
  • Quality control managers average starting salary is $46,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 93% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid quality control managers earn as much as $109,000 or more.
  • New Hampshire is the best state for quality control managers to live.
  • Quality control managers are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.

Quality Control Manager Statistics By Gender

Among quality control managers, 23.7% of them are women compared to 71.8% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 71.8%
  • Female, 23.7%
  • Unknown, 4.5%
Job Title
GenderascdescPercentagesascdesc
Male
Male
71.8%
71.8%
Female
Female
23.7%
23.7%
Unknown
Unknown
4.5%
4.5%

Gender Pay Gap For Quality Control Manager

Women Earn 93¢ For Every $1 Earned By Man

male-income
Male Income
$71,582
female-income
Female Income
$66,372

Quality Control Manager Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the quality control manager position over time.

Male
Female
88%
85%
82%
79%
76%
73%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
YearascdescMaleascdescFemaleascdesc
2008
2008
83.49%
83.49%
16.51%
16.51%
2009
2009
81.45%
81.45%
18.55%
18.55%
2010
2010
82.51%
82.51%
17.49%
17.49%
2011
2011
80.55%
80.55%
19.45%
19.45%
2012
2012
81.50%
81.50%
18.50%
18.50%
2013
2013
80.04%
80.04%
19.96%
19.96%
2014
2014
79.34%
79.34%
20.66%
20.66%
2015
2015
79.03%
79.03%
20.97%
20.97%
2016
2016
79.67%
79.67%
20.33%
20.33%
2017
2017
78.87%
78.87%
21.13%
21.13%
2018
2018
78.33%
78.33%
21.67%
21.67%

Quality Control Manager Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, plant superintendent and maintenance director have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Executive Assistant/Human Resources9%88%
Office Manager Of Human Resources13%84%
Business Office Manager15%81%
Quality Control Manager72%24%
General Road Foreman93%3%
Maintenance Director93%4%
Plant Superintendent93%3%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Plant Superintendent
Maintenance Director
General Road Foreman
Quality Control Manager
Business Office Manager
Office Manager Of Human Resources
Executive Assistant/Human Resources
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Quality Control Manager Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among quality control managers is White, which makes up 75.3% of all quality control managers. Comparatively, there are 12.1% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 6.7% of the Asian ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 75.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 12.1%
  • Asian, 6.7%
  • Black or African American, 4.3%
  • Unknown, 1.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.2%
Job Title
Quality Control Manager RaceascdescPercentagesascdesc
White
White
75.3%
75.3%
Hispanic or Latino
Hispanic or Latino
12.1%
12.1%
Asian
Asian
6.7%
6.7%
Black or African American
Black or African American
4.3%
4.3%
Unknown
Unknown
1.4%
1.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%

Quality Control Manager 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 control managers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American
YearascdescWhiteascdescBlack or African AmericanascdescAsianascdescHispanic or Latinoascdesc
2010
2010
76.89%
76.89%
4.33%
4.33%
6.22%
6.22%
10.96%
10.96%
2011
2011
77.32%
77.32%
4.22%
4.22%
5.94%
5.94%
10.82%
10.82%
2012
2012
76.57%
76.57%
4.52%
4.52%
6.64%
6.64%
10.65%
10.65%
2013
2013
77.53%
77.53%
4.10%
4.10%
6.34%
6.34%
10.36%
10.36%
2014
2014
76.34%
76.34%
4.30%
4.30%
6.80%
6.80%
10.28%
10.28%
2015
2015
76.62%
76.62%
4.61%
4.61%
5.89%
5.89%
11.16%
11.16%
2016
2016
76.04%
76.04%
4.11%
4.11%
6.62%
6.62%
11.25%
11.25%
2017
2017
74.16%
74.16%
4.33%
4.33%
7.47%
7.47%
11.78%
11.78%
2018
2018
75.30%
75.30%
4.27%
4.27%
6.74%
6.74%
12.10%
12.10%

Quality Control Manager Wage Gap By Race

Asian quality control managers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american quality control managers have the lowest average salary at $62,470.
$78,000
$75,000
$72,000
$69,000
$66,000
$63,000
$60,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
Ethnicityascdesc
Salaryascdesc
Unknown$67,913
White$69,812
Black or African American$62,470
Asian$76,226
Hispanic or Latino$68,466

Average Age of a Quality Control Manager

We determined the average age of quality control managers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female
RaceascdescMale AgeascdescFemale Ageascdesc
Unknown
Unknown
46
46
White
White
49
49
47
47
Black or African American
Black or African American
44
44
48
48
Asian
Asian
45
45
42.5
42.5
Hispanic or Latino
Hispanic or Latino
44
44
41
41

Quality Control Manager Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of quality control manager employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of quality control managers is 40+ years old, which represents 74% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Quality Control Manager YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
20-30 years
20-30 years
4%
4%
30-40 years
30-40 years
23%
23%
40+ years
40+ years
74%
74%

Types of Quality Control Manager Degree Levels

The most common degree for quality control managers is bachelor's degree 58% of quality control managers earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 18% and rounding it off is high school diploma with 9%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors, 58%
  • Associate, 18%
  • High School Diploma, 9%
  • Masters, 9%
  • Other Degrees, 6%
Job Title
Quality Control Manager DegreeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Bachelors
Bachelors
58%
58%
Associate
Associate
18%
18%
High School Diploma
High School Diploma
9%
9%
Masters
Masters
9%
9%
Other Degrees
Other Degrees
6%
6%

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Quality Control Manager Wage Gap By Education

Quality control managers with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $101,747 annually. With a Bachelors degree, quality control managers earn a median annual income of $88,942 compared to $71,582 for quality control managers with an Associate degree.
$103,000
$96,000
$89,000
$82,000
$75,000
$68,000
$61,000
High School Diploma or Less
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
Educationascdesc
Salaryascdesc
High School Diploma or Less$67,407
Master's Degree$101,747
Bachelor's Degree$88,942
Some College/ Associate Degree$71,582

Quality Control Manager Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ quality control managers. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most quality control managers is the construction industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire quality control managers.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Company SizeascdescPercentagesascdesc
< 50 employees
< 50 employees
2%
2%
50 - 100 employees
50 - 100 employees
4%
4%
100 - 500 employees
100 - 500 employees
9%
9%
500 - 1,000 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
12%
12%
1,000 - 10,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
39%
39%
> 10,000 employees
> 10,000 employees
34%
34%

The Types Of Companies Quality Control Manager Work In

Employees with the quality control manager job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most quality control managers prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Public

Private

Government

Company TypeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Education
Education
0%
0%
Public
Public
36%
36%
Private
Private
62%
62%
Government
Government
2%
2%

Top Industries Hiring Quality Control Managers

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ quality control managers. Those industries include construction, manufacturing and technology.

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Construction

Fortune 500

Manufacturing

Technology

Retail

IndustryascdescPercentagesascdesc
Construction
Construction
17%
17%
Fortune 500
Fortune 500
17%
17%
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
12%
12%
Technology
Technology
8%
8%
Retail
Retail
6%
6%
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
5%
5%
Finance
Finance
5%
5%
Professional
Professional
5%
5%
Health Care
Health Care
4%
4%
Automotive
Automotive
3%
3%
Hospitality
Hospitality
3%
3%
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
3%
3%
Transportation
Transportation
2%
2%
Energy
Energy
2%
2%
Non Profits
Non Profits
2%
2%
Media
Media
1%
1%
Internet
Internet
1%
1%
Government
Government
1%
1%
Utilities
Utilities
1%
1%
Insurance
Insurance
1%
1%
Real Estate
Real Estate
1%
1%
Start-up
Start-up
1%
1%

Quality Control Manager Turnover And Employment Statistics

Quality Control Manager 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 control managers changed.

  • Unemployment rate
YearascdescQuality Control Manager Unemployment Rateascdesc
2010
2010
6.91%
6.91%
2011
2011
5.06%
5.06%
2012
2012
5.11%
5.11%
2013
2013
3.26%
3.26%
2014
2014
3.16%
3.16%
2015
2015
2.28%
2.28%
2016
2016
2.78%
2.78%
2017
2017
2.30%
2.30%
2018
2018
2.10%
2.10%

The Average Number of Years That Quality Control Manager Stay in a Job

By looking over 16,050 quality control managers resumes, we figured out that the average quality control manager enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 37%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Number or YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
Less than 1 year
Less than 1 year
16%
16%
1-2 years
1-2 years
37%
37%
3-4 years
3-4 years
17%
17%
5-7 years
5-7 years
15%
15%
8-10 years
8-10 years
6%
6%
11+ years
11+ years
10%
10%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Quality Control Managers

The most common foreign language among quality control managers is Spanish at 50.5%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 9.5% and German is the third-most popular at 5.7%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 50.5%
  • French, 9.5%
  • German, 5.7%
  • Arabic, 4.5%
  • Portuguese, 4.1%
  • Other, 25.7%
Job Title
Foreign LanguageascdescPercentagesascdesc
Spanish
Spanish
50.5%
50.5%
French
French
9.5%
9.5%
German
German
5.7%
5.7%
Arabic
Arabic
4.5%
4.5%
Portuguese
Portuguese
4.1%
4.1%
Other
Other
25.7%
25.7%

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Where Do Quality Control Managers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where quality control managers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

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Where Are Quality Control Managers Located?

By looking through more than 16,050 resumes, we found that the most popular places for quality control managers are TX, Houston and NY, New York.

Number of Quality Control Managers

Where Are Quality Control Managers In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country quality control managers are in the most demand.

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