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How Much Does a Quality Specialist Earn In The United States?

Quality Specialist Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$80,000
$56,000
$80,000
$113,000
Did you know that the average quality specialist makes $80,117 per year? That's valued at $38.52 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $56,000 and $113,000, meaning quality specialists have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most quality specialists find a job with health care and manufacturing companies, while others work for technology, finance, and health care companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Alaska, Connecticut and Rhode Island are the top states in the U.S. to pay quality specialists the highest salaries.
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Where Quality Specialists Earn The Most

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

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How Much Do Quality Specialists Earn In Different Cities?

While a quality specialist can average a salary of $80,117 per year, or $38.52 per hour, there are many opportunities for quality specialists to make more. For example, in San Francisco, CA you might make $87,414 per year. Other high-paying locations include Coventry, RI, Reston, VA and Boston, MA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Francisco, CA where the average starting salary is $51,000. The highest paying states for quality specialists include Alaska, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Meanwhile, Indiana, Idaho, and South Dakota offer the lowest salaries.
Location
City
Average Salary

San Francisco, CA

Salary Range66k - 115k$87k$87,414

Coventry, RI

Salary Range62k - 106k$81k$81,243

Reston, VA

Salary Range60k - 103k$79k$78,872

Boston, MA

Salary Range59k - 100k$77k$77,103

Baltimore, MD

Salary Range56k - 97k$74k$73,963

Philadelphia, PA

Salary Range55k - 96k$73k$73,460

New York, NY

Salary Range54k - 94k$72k$71,674

Austin, TX

Salary Range50k - 97k$70k$70,064

Rochester, MN

Salary Range51k - 91k$69k$68,702

Las Vegas, NV

Salary Range49k - 89k$67k$66,979
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$115k

High Paying Quality Specialist Jobs

Which Companies Pay Quality Specialists The Most?

To earn a high income as a quality specialist, working for Mayo Clinic or Children's Hospital of Philadelphia might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center report highly competitive salaries for quality specialists.
Company
Company
Average Salary
Mayo Clinic
Salary Range131k - 163k$147k$146,551
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Salary Range126k - 162k$143k$143,413
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Salary Range116k - 149k$132k$132,100
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Salary Range118k - 146k$132k$131,500
First Republic Bank
Salary Range112k - 127k$120k$119,907
Texas Children's Hospital
Salary Range99k - 128k$113k$113,147
Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health
Salary Range97k - 126k$111k$110,964
Boeing
Salary Range101k - 118k$110k$109,970
Harris
Salary Range100k - 117k$109k$108,923
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Salary Range97k - 121k$109k$108,766
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$163k

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    How Much Do Quality Specialists Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, quality specialist salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that technology, finance, and health care companies tend to offer much higher salaries for quality specialists. For example, quality specialists make a whopping average salary of $96,077 while working for technology companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $84,657 at finance companies and $84,522 at health care companies. But quality specialists may want to avoid working in the manufacturing industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $76,470.
    Industry
    Average Salary

    Technology

    Salary Range85k - 108k$96k$96,077

    Finance

    Salary Range76k - 93k$85k$84,657

    Health Care

    Salary Range75k - 95k$85k$84,522

    Pharmaceutical

    Salary Range77k - 89k$83k$83,198

    Telecommunication

    Salary Range72k - 84k$78k$77,947

    Automotive

    Salary Range72k - 81k$77k$76,946

    Manufacturing

    Salary Range70k - 82k$76k$76,470
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    $108k

    How Experience Affects Quality Specialist Salaries

    The salary for a quality specialist can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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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    $35,479
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