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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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Description: Position Description: Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work. The Recovery Resolution Analyst handles information about patient services and how the services ...
O'Reilly Auto Parts has 57 straight years of continuous growth and over 68,000 team members at more than 4,200 stores and 27 distribution centers in 42 states. We are determined to be the industry leader in the auto parts industry and believe that our team members are the most important asset in our business. QUALITY ASSURANCE SUPERVISOR * Coordinate the configuration and maintenance of Warehous...
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. ...
Western Container is a $500 million supplier of PET plastic bottles to the #1 soft drink brand in the world - The Coca Cola Company! We supply over 5 billion bottles and preforms annually to Coke bottlers throughout the western United States. We are looking for a Safety Professional to oversee and manage the safety programs of the organization. Responsibilities: This position will be responsible...
Job Description Title: Clinical Quality Assurance Specialist Department: Quality and Regulatory Affairs Status: Exempt Reports To: Head of Quality and Regulatory Affairs Expectation for all Employees Support the organization’s mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, commitment to our community, and ...
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 ...
Posting date: May 22, 2014 Position Summary: Responsible for ensuring supplier quality at specific assigned suppliers. Establishes and monitors performance metrics, supports sourcing in supplier development & selection. Develops procedures & processes in compliance with ISO, FDA and other external requirements. Key Responsibilities: Assure supplier compliance to regulatory requirements through...
Posting date: April 15, 2014 The Quality Assurance Specialist works as part of the QA team at our 400 person San Jose, CA. facility. This person’s core responsibility will be reviewing Device History Records and associated documents prior to shipment to ensure all requirements and specifications are met. In addition will provide QA/QS support and guidance to functional groups including but not li...
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...
JOB DESCRIPTION: Serves as ISO Management Representative, Food Safety Team Leader, and SPC/SAP/QAUTO Representative. Directs and coordinates activities concerned with development, implementation, application, maintenance and continual improvement of the ISO/Food Safety, SPC/SAP/QAUTO Management System.  Manage the ISO management system and direct team members as required to demonstrate contin...
For more than 55 years, HEICO Corporation, a NYSE traded company, has thrived by servicing niche segments of the aviation, defense, space and electronics industries by providing innovative and cost-saving products and services. HEICO's high-energy culture focuses our Team Members on providing high quality products and services to our customer base, which is made up of most of the world's airlines ...
This position is located in our PA, Philadelphia facility GENERAL SUMMARY: Quality Assurance Specialists to provide services to perform various quality assurance functions including but not limited to; Quality Planning, inspection and testing, auditing, development of inspection instructions, coordination with Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), documenting product non-conformances, drafti...
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...
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 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 supports more than 150 In-Home Service (IHS) 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. ...
ATK is an aerospace, defense, and commercial products company with operations in 21 states, Puerto Rico, and internationally. ATK delivers affordable innovation in developing and manufacturing highly engineered products and solutions to our customers around the world. ATK Defense Group is an industry leader in ammunition, precision and strike weapons, missile-warning solutions, and tactical rocke...
Job Purpose: Maintains quality standards by approving incoming materials, in-process production, and finished products; recording quality results. Duties: * Approves incoming materials by confirming specifications; conducting visual and measurement tests; rejecting and returning unacceptable materials. * Approves in-process production by confirming specifications; conducting visual and measure...
GENERAL: Participate in and manage both stability and sterility activities in the stability program for PharMEDium’s services. RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist in the design and acceptance of method validation protocols preparation and execution of stability testing protocols. Manage new product evaluations based on current stability data. Identify potential areas where current stability data and lite...
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Job Express – Beloit, WI JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: 3rd Shift Production Supervisor Grade: P-6, Non Exempt Department: Production Area Job Summary: 3rd Shift Production Supervisor, monitor and assist production group in operations, coordinating all production activities and acting as a liaison between Production Supervisors and Employees. Ensure production goals are met and standards of quali...

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