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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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Performs quality control checks and helps maintain customer requirements according to specification in bottle weights and various dimensions such as wall thickness, flash, plastic distribution, concavity, convexity or crooked sections. Makes adjustments to correct and/or eliminate defects. Monitors and performs necessary setting adjustments such as heat controls, cooling water temperatures, press...
GlobalOptions Services is a nationwide investigative firm servicing the insurance, government, and legal communities. We perform insurance defense investigations pertaining to varying lines of business. We are currently seeking experienced surveillance investigators in the Guymon, OK area. Surveillance investigators must have experience performing stationary and mobile surveillance in a variety o...
Our Company DAVID YURMANis internationally recognized as America’s foremost luxury jewelry brand. Founded in 1980 by two artists, the company fuses art, fashion and jewelry, inspired by a passion for excellence in craftsmanship and innovation in the classic tradition. Headquartered in a facility in New York City’s Tribeca neighborhood, the company produces more than 250 unique new designs per yea...
3+ years in OO coding or OO white box testing, preferably in the area of web-based applications. Programming experience in Java, C++ or any other OO language.With experience working within a fast-paced Agile/SCRUM system. Salary can be discusses as market rate. Multiple locations in USA....
Description DISH supports more than 150 DISH Network Service (DNS) offices that deliver DISH products and services to customers across the country. The DNS organization encompasses thousands of talented and dedicated employees who serve in roles including Technicians, Resource Planners, Analysts, Training and Quality Assurance Reps and Management to deliver the industry's best products and servic...
Description DISH's Quality Assurance team ensures compliance with DISH's desired levels of quality and service. State-of-the -art QA facilities in El Paso, TX, Spartanburg, SC, Suwanee, GA and Denver, CO use statistical sampling, and advanced quality assurance engineering tools to validate DISH hardware streams before distribution to customers. Requirements QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job ...
This position is responsible for providing key sustaining and new product development support by maintaining / enhancing the ISO 9001 Quality System inclusive of developing or updating associated procedures and forms, conducting supplier and internal process audits, implementing and monitoring use of statistical quality tools, performing failure analysis, resolving quality issues and providing ong...
Description DISH supports more than 150 DISH In-Home Services offices that deliver DISH products and services to customers across the country. The IHS organization encompasses thousands of talented and dedicated employees who serve in roles including Technicians, Resource Planners, Analysts, Training and Quality Assurance Reps and Management to deliver the industry's best products and services. ...
Description DISH supports more than 150 DISH Network Service (DNS) offices that deliver DISH products and services to customers across the country. The DNS organization encompasses thousands of talented and dedicated employees who serve in roles including Technicians, Resource Planners, Analysts, Training and Quality Assurance Reps and Management to deliver the industry's best products and servic...
IMMEDIATE NEED: A HR/Safety Coordinator located near Charlotte, NC. The HR/Safety Coordinator manages the safety program and develops/conducts HR related training for employees. This is an opportunity to work for a growing, employee owned company. The benefits are unparalleled. All qualified candidates are encouraged to APPLY NOW! Responsibilities for the Safety Manager Manages the safety progra...
Description DISH supports more than 150 DISH Network Service (DNS) offices that deliver DISH products and services to customers across the country. The DNS organization encompasses thousands of talented and dedicated employees who serve in roles including Technicians, Resource Planners, Analysts, Training and Quality Assurance Reps and Management to deliver the industry's best products and servic...
Sentara Virginia Beach General Occupational Health is seeking a Registered Nurse for a Full Time Day Shift Team Coordinator position. Job Summary/Purpose: The Occupational Health Services Team Coordinator is a registered nurse responsible for providing direct leadership for and oversight to assigned Occupational Health Service location(s) and team members consistent with the mission, goals, and...
Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the world's most advanced jet engines, is looking for dedicated individuals to become a part of our organization. If you would like to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivation to incorporate new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity you've been waiting for! Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX),...
Description IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE A MORE HEALTHY, SAFE AND SATISFYING ENVIRONMENT TO OUR EMPLOYEES, INDIVIDUALS TO WHOM JOB OFFERS ARE EXTENDED MAY UNDERGO NICOTINE TESTING AS A PART OF THE PRE-EMPLOYMENT PROCESS. Under the direction of the Medical Directors and management staff, provides state of the art laboratory specimen testing, including phlebotomy, from neonates to geriatric patients en...
ATK in Plymouth, MN is looking for a Supplier Quality Engineer. Job Responsibilities: This position will provide Supplier Quality Engineering support programs, suppliers, and support to ASD Receiving Inspection. QE support also includes preparing quality program plans, inspection procedures and quality requirements flow-down, supplier process monitoring, application of lean/six-sigma tools, drawi...
ATK Aerospace Group leads the industry in solid rocket propulsion systems, satellite components and subsystems, lightweight space deployables and solar arrays. We are constantly pushing the boundaries of our nation's capabilities in space. ATK is currently recruiting for a Quality Control Technician in our Defense and Commercial Division Magna, Utah JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Successful c...
CareersUSA, a leader in the staffing industry with over 33 years of experience, has another job opportunity for you: Our client is seeking an Inspector in Phoenixville, PA. Earn $14.00 to $17.00 per hour at this full time, temp-to-hire position. Work 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Job Description: Inspects products to ensure compliance with contract specificatio...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our Chelsea, MA client is looking for two individuals with Software Quality Assurance testing skill for two separate projects, One will be assigned to the DLS Modernization Project the other to the UST Backend Conversion project. This project will be utilizing the SCRUM/Agile development life cycle process and duration will be 6 to 12 months with a possible contract to extend or...
Siter-Neubauer & Associates is currently conducting a search for Quality Assurance Engineering Manager: My Client is a manufacturer of Capital Equipment that is in the Orthopedic Operating Room. They are seeking qualified candidates for their Quality Engineering Manager position located in the South Peninsula area of Northern California. This management position requires quality assurance experi...
Siter-Neubauer & Associates is currently conducting a search for Quality Specialist: This Company has doubled its sales in the last year. They are growing at a fast pace and need help to continue the growth We are looking for Quality Assurance Specialist who has an understanding of the Medical Device Processes Job Requirements: Independent Thinker Has Some Experience in quality assurance in C...

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