Quality Control Specialist

Quality Control Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$57,000
$37,000
Min 10%
$57,000
Median 50%
$87,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Charles River Systems
Highest Paying City
Novato, CA
Highest Paying State
Maryland
Average Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does a quality control specialist make?
The national average salary for a Quality Control Specialist in the U.S. is $57,308 annually or $27.55 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $87,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $37,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Quality Control Specialists are Professional companies and Retail companies. The best states for high paying Quality Control Specialist jobs are Maryland, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. The typical tenure for a Quality Control Specialist is 2.9 years.

Average Quality Control Specialist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Quality Control Specialist in the United States is $57,308 per year or $27.55 per hour. Quality Control Specialists make the most in Novato, CA at about $74,370 per year. Even as an entry-level Quality Control Specialist, you will make $45,000 per year in Novato, CA. The top 5 states with the highest reported Quality Control Specialist salaries are Maryland, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. Vermont, Nebraska, Montana, South Dakota, and Michigan are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Novato, CA
$74,370
2
Rockville, MD
$71,526
3
Houston, TX
$67,436
4
Edison, NJ
$65,748
5
Boston, MA
$65,346

Average Quality Control Specialist Salary By Company

Quality Control Specialists can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Professional companies and Retail companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Companies like Charles River Systems or Mapei will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Medpace report highly competitive salaries for Quality Control Specialists.

Average Quality Control Specialist Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Quality Control Specialist works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Telecommunication companies, Finance companies, and Retail companies pay their Quality Control Specialists well. Salaries for Quality Control Specialists in Telecommunication companies average $60,153 annually, while Finance companies and Retail companies pay $59,252 and $58,384, respectively. The types of companies that pay Quality Control Specialists the least are in the Professional industry, where the average annual salary is $54,810.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Telecommunication
$60,153
2
Finance
$59,252
3
Retail
$58,384
4
Automotive
$58,141
5
Technology
$57,969

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