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Quality Control Inspector Salary

$47,600 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Quality Control Inspector is $47,600 a year and $23 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Quality Control Inspector is between $35,302 and $57,868. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Quality Control Inspector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Inspects finished products, products being processed, incoming materials, parts, and assemblies, etc., for conformance to company standards.
  • Checks randomly selected samples, and verifies accuracy of equipment or process.
  • Reports conditions requiring immediate repair.
  • Uses advanced inspection methods to develop and conduct quality programs.
  • Works under general supervision.
Quality Control Inspector Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Quality Control Inspector jobs: 194

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City...

Quality Control Inspector Job Listings for United States

Entry Level Quality Control Inspector
May 24
Rancho Dominguez, CA, USA
Gourmet Foods Inc
Quality Control Inspectors are responsible to daily performance of routine food safety and quality activities as they relate to USDA, FDA, HACCP, SSOP, GMP and other manufacturing operations of the ...
Quality Control Inspector
May 24
Manchester, NH, USA
Micro Tech Staffing - New Hampshire
We currently have an immediate need for a Quality Control Inspector for a client of ours in Manchester, NH. Experience with metal products is a plus. Must have experience using various inspection ...
QC Inspector - Aerospace- #10150
May 21
Compton, CA, USA
QC Inspector - TalentZok OVERVIEW Are you looking for a new career opportunity with an exciting company?! Then we've got the right team for you! In this role, you're responsible for the duties listed ...
QC Inspector - Sunnyvale, CA
May 20
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Peak Technical Staffing USA - Santa Clara
Quality Control Inspector About the team : The Quality team contains QA Engineer, QC Engineer, Quality Inspector and Document Controller with plenty of expertise and experiences. They are responsible ...
Quality Control Inspector (1 yr Home Improvement Sales/Service exp)
May 20
Tukwila, WA, USA
Gutter Helmet by Harry Helmet
Quality Control Inspector (Home Improvement) needed to join our professional team; full-time position; experience in service sales or gutter/roofing sales required. $40K-50K annual salary based on ...
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