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QA Industry Overview

Quality-assurance (QA) professionals are the ones who make sure the job is done right -- whether their QA job involves manufacturing a product, making a mortgage loan or creating a safe car.

In QA work, metrics and statistical methods are used to inspect, test and analyze products, procedures and processes.Jobs in QA are varied:

  • A materials inspector job involves finding problems and imperfections in manufactured products.
  • A mechanical inspector’s job is to check the fit, movement and operation of machines.
  • A tester’s job is to see how products hold up under use and to find ways of making products more reliable.
  • A sorter’s job is to separate goods into categories, such as length, color or fabric type.
  • A sampler’s job is to inspect portions of a product for problems or defects.
  • A weigher’s job is to measure the weight of materials used to manufacture goods.
  • A QA manager’s job involves finding and correcting product defects.
  • A QA engineer’s job is to apply mathematical and statistical modeling to manufacturing challenges.

QA Job Market

The BLS forecasts that QA job opportunities will grow 8 percent between 2010 and 2020, more slowly than the rate for all occupations. QA employment will be strongest in the pharmaceutical and medical-equipment industries, the BLS says.

As manufacturers automate their QA processes, some jobs in QA will disappear, but QA processes involving subjective judgments like taste, smell, appearance or texture will continue to be done by humans.

QA Salaries

QA jobs in manufacturing are done primarily by hourly workers who earned a median wage of $15.88 in 2010. The lowest-paid 10 percent earned less than $9.68, while the best-paid 10 percent earned more than $26.72, the BLS says.

QA managers’ jobs pay a much higher median salary -- $89,500 in 2012, according to a 2012 salary survey by the American Society for Quality (ASQ). Adding an ASQ certification can add as much as $10,000 to a quality manager’s salary.

The median QA engineer salary is $75,000, with an additional $4,200 for certification, the ASQ says.

QA technicians’ jobs pay a median of $45,000, with an additional $1,700 for certification, the ASQ reports.

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Job Title: Quality Process Specialist Job Reference #:12195 Location: Greer, SC Compensation: $32-40/hr Assignment Length: Long term contract with full time hours Description: Provides Quality Management Systems process assessments by verifying adherence to work organizational standards. Trains Assembly Department managers on work organizational standards and compliance with Assembly processes. Pl...
Job Title: SeniorQuality Specialist Job Reference #:12300 Location: Greer, SC Compensation: $36-44/hr Assignment Length: Long term contract with full time hours Description: Drives quality improvement, tracks, and reports progress of TS-problem landscape and achievement of TS Q-targets. Monitors and reviews sensor data. Develops, trains, and supports T-sensors as required. Reviews plant problem la...
Our Client, a Global Leader in the Chemical Industry, has requested On Demand's assistance in retaining an experienced EHS Leader with proven results. This is a fabulous opportunity for career advancement, as well as the opportunity to gain experience and add value driving a world-class EHS program forward. Job Duties Ensure compliance with all Federal, state and local HSES regulations and policie...
Live the Safety Stand; adhere to the safety and environmental responsibilities Transform plant safety and environmental performance to world-class levels that align with division and corporate goals. Build and foster a safety culture among all plant employees Reduce the plant’s environmental foot print in the community Develop skills and grow capabilities in the plant Coach, mentor, and re-direct...
Our Government client is seeking an accomplished Performance Tester for a 6 Month (extendable) contract in Raleigh, NC. The position’s duties include, but are not limited to: Providing senior level technical and expertise in the area of performance testing. This position requires candidates that have extensive experience w/ performance and load testing using Microsoft Visual Studio tools; Microsof...
Quality Manager Manufacturing & Production Energy - Other Manufacturing - Quality Full-time United States - Pennsylvania - Erie - Erie The Compensation Base Salary - $90,000 - $120,000 Benefits - Full Relocation Assistance Available - Yes Commission Compensation - No Bonus Eligible - Yes Overtime Eligible - No Interview Travel Reimbursed - No Candidate Experience 7+ to 10 years of experience Manag...
These position will not become direct employment Function: Task will include establishing part routings based on CMM input. 1st Choice: Prior experience any arerospace work is a plus Bachelors Degree in engineering, quality, or equivalent training and experience, preferably in the aerospace industry. Minimum of co-op/1-2 years of Quality Engineering or equivalent experience(possibly for a semi-ret...
General Overview: TheSoftware Quality Assurance Managerat CFS must be detail oriented person with the ability to communicate well with others both technical (eg. Programmers) and less technical people (eg. customers, managers, or users). The QA Manager will be responsible for all aspects of software quality testing including designing and documenting test procedures, executing test, and scheduling...
Kforce has an IMMEDIATE opportunity for a QA Analyst with one of our most innovative clients in Nashville, TN (100% on-site). This 6 month Contract-to-HIRE opportunity will be working on high-profile projects with a growing team and using cutting edge technologies! 2+ years experience testing web applications in Agile environments and collaborating with developers throughout the SDLC. Will be resp...
CareersUSA, a leader in the staffing industry with over 33 years of experience, has another job opportunity for you: Our client is seeking a Quality Coordinator in Eagleville, PA. Earn $14.00 to $16.00 per hour at this full-time, temp-to-hire position. Work 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Job Description: Responsible for writing standard operating procedures (SOP) Fam...
Our client is seeking a Quality Assurance Analyst in New York, NY. Summary: Perform User Acceptance Testing (UAT) on Sworn Documents and Collections Litigation systems. Executes test scripts and documents defects for test scripts where the actual results do not successfully meet expected results. Run Tests. Run maintenance procedures/analyze results and take appropriate steps as a result. Changing...
Our Los Angeles, CA based client is looking for a Senior Software Tester with SUPERIOR Communication skills, previous QA lead experience and technical understanding of n-tier application systems. (Experience with CRM Seibel or Ciboodle preferred) Duties: Responsible for planning, implementing, and reporting on testing aspects of software products/projects. Develop test plans in coordination with p...
As a Software Engineer in Test, you will be working with a talented team extensively involved in the online identity and commerce system for our client's internal business customers. The primary focus for this position will be the examination, validation, and testing of existing and new RESTful APIs. Responsibilities also include designing and building Frameworks and test cases that can exercise v...
Our client is seeking an AMDOCS Testing Project Manager in Wood Dale, Illinois (IL). Responsibilities: Responsible for the management of one or more medium to large sized, moderate to highly complex projects or programs. Manage the effort end-to-end with oversight of analysis, development, test and support resources. Responsible for scoping, planning, executing, and monitoring the project to keep...
Our client is seeking a Performance Test Engineer in Madison, WI. The Performance Developer role partakes in the implementation of testing strategies, construction of performance test scripts, execution, analysis of results, and communicates the outcomes. Experience using application performance management tools (LoadRunner & Soap-UI) Perform end to end performance and scalability testing Understa...
Title Level II Technician – Radiography Position Summary Level II Technician certified in Radiography. The Technician Level II is responsible for performing various methods of NDT/NDE in the methods they are certified, detailing examination findings in report format, and interfacing with the customer representative(s). Emphasis is placed on quality of the work product and the efficiency of work ex...
About Our Organization Partners Healthcare is an integrated health care system, founded by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital that offers patients a continuum of coordinated and high-quality care. In addition to its two academic medical centers, Partners system includes community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, a physician network, community healt...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders QA Automation Engineer Austin, TX; Round Rock, TX Full-Time $60,000 - $110,000 Posted 4/17/2014 Gino Aielli is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Gino Apply Job Details If you are a QA Engineer with a strong focus in Automation, please read on! Located in Austin, TX, we are one of the fastest growin...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Software Tester Corvallis, OR Full-Time $60,000 - $90,000 Posted 4/17/2014 Brianna Schickling is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Brianna Apply Job Details If you are a Software Tester with experience, please read on! Job Details Located in Corvallis, Oregon, we are the fastest-growing company in...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Senior Performance Engineer Houston, TX; Sugar Land, TX Full-Time $90,000 - $110,000 Posted 4/17/2014 Bryan Kuna is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Bryan Apply Job Details We an extremely well funded cloud start-up, based in beautiful Houston, TX that is profitable! We are rapidly growing (we hav...
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