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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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UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems wa...
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...
This position is located in our MD, Ft Detrick facility The contractor shall manage the internal organizations standard operating procedures system; prepare documents for review and signature, maintain a tracking system for status of SOP's, issue SOP's both electronically and hard copy, distribute SOP revisions, and maintain the SOP review cycle program. The contractor shall create and revise sta...
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems wa...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. Process Quality Engineer 3 (1 of 3)-7287141021 Description DePuy Synthes Companies, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Process Quality Engineer 3 (3 positions), located in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthop...
Consolidated Metco (ConMet) is a leading manufacturer of components for the heavy truck industry. We design, engineer, and manufacture interior plastic components for the Heavy Truck market as well as aluminum castings, die castings, and proprietary wheel ends. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES may include the following: • Coordinates with customers and completes “Part Qualification” forms ...
Global leader in medical device manufacturing is currently looking for an Operations QE Investigator conduct and write formal investigations for plant quality issues. This is a contract position expected to last 13 months, could be longer based on performance, possible temp to perm. Currently we are only looking for local candidates. Great Contractor Benefits! Apply Now! Responsibilities for the ...
Quality Engineer needed for an immediate contract-to-hire opportunity with our client in the Greenville SC area. This position will be responsible to Identify and develop systems and procedures to assure required product quality that meet or exceed requirements in accordance with ISO9001/TS16949 Standards and Customer Specifications. Candidates interested in this position should have a BS in an en...
VP Racing Fuels, one of the premier racing fuel companies in the world, is seeking a Quality Assurance Manager. Ideal applicant will possess strong critical thinking skills to assist with analyzing, developing and overseeing quality control procedures. Must be able to multi-task and assist the department head, directors and managers in all facets of the business. Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry/Ch...
ServiceMaster is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability SUMMARY: At Terminix®, our people bring tremendous pride and integrity to everything we do. In turn, we provide a working environment where these skilled professionals can achieve true satisfactio...
ServiceMaster is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability SUMMARY: At Terminix®, our people bring tremendous pride and integrity to everything we do. In turn, we provide a working environment where these skilled professionals can achieve true satisfactio...
Job Description Position Plant Quality Assurance Manager Department Quality Reports to Director of Quality Assurance Direct Reports 3 – 5 QA Techs Job summary: The Quality Assurance Manager plans, coordinates, and implements the company’s QA programs at the plant level and ensures continuous production of consistent products within established standards. This position ensures the develop...
ServiceMaster is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability SUMMARY: At Terminix®, our people bring tremendous pride and integrity to everything we do. In turn, we provide a working environment where these skilled professionals can achieve true satisfactio...
A 120-year old company with more than $6 billion in sales, The Scoular Company operates 90 independent business units that provide diverse supply chain solutions for end-users and suppliers of grain, feed ingredients, and food ingredients around the globe. From more than 70 offices and facilities in North and South America, our 700+ employees are engaged in the business of buying, selling, storing...
ServiceMaster is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability SUMMARY: At Terminix®, our people bring tremendous pride and integrity to everything we do. In turn, we provide a working environment where these skilled professionals can achieve true satisfactio...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. Quality Engineer II - Sports Medicine-5122140923 Description DePuy Synthes, Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Quality Engineer II – Sports Medicine, located in Raynham, MA. DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopaedic and neurol...
Overview: The act of overseeing/leading all activities and tasks needed to maintain a desired level of excellence. This includes creating and implementing quality planning and assurance, as well as quality control and quality improvement Principal Accountabilities: Collect, organize, monitor, and report on information related to the functions of the Quality Assurance department. Interact with ...
Electrical Estimator Who the position will report to (name or position): Claims Manager: Sergio Arone List 5 to 8 primary position Duties and Responsibilities: Duties will include: Support to the Claim Manager in the evaluation of the Change Orders and claims received from the contractors in terms of physical quantities and scope of the works for the Electrical Discipline. Provide Support to...
A 120-year old company with more than $6 billion in sales, The Scoular Company operates 90 independent business units that provide diverse supply chain solutions for end-users and suppliers of grain, feed ingredients, and food ingredients around the globe. From more than 70 offices and facilities in North and South America, our 700+ employees are engaged in the business of buying, selling, storing...

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