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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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Looking for a Performance Tester with over 5 years of experience in LoadRunner's Web Services & Database protocols Good hands-on experience in customizing and troubleshooting scripts on VuGen Must have good experience of Capture dynamic data at run time and Error handling Thorough understanding of Run-Time settings and Recording options. Understanding of common errors encountered during load and p...
Job Summary The IS Assurance Senior Associate is responsible for planning of IS audit process and completion of testing and analysis of client software systems. In this role, the IS Assurance Senior Associate will be charged with documenting and testing general controls in a wide range of technology environments to analyze system security and access controls, backup recovery procedures, IS organiz...
Job Summary A Service Organization Control (SOC) Manager is responsible for leading a team of SOC professionals in the review, documentation, evaluation and testing of business and information technology (IT) processes and controls for service organizations in a variety of industries in relation to SOC examinations. Qualifications Education: - Bachelors degree in Accounting or other relevant field...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum i...
Description: UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) Knowledge and Skills. In this newly created l...
Quality Manager Our client is a growing, highly respected and well-established CNC contract machine shop that provides OEM and replacement parts to the construction, rail, energy, mining and nuclear industries. The company, located in Western Pennsylvania, has an opportunity for an experienced Quality Manager with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a quality leadership/management role in the ma...
QA Automation - Selenium Web Driver Write/ document/maintain test procedures and records in Selenium using Java Hands on QA automation (Selenium Web Driver) experience Hands on experience with Test NG 1 year of Selenium Automation experience is a must Prefer 2-4 years experience in Selenium Experience of performance testing of web sites Preferred (not required) experience with LAMP stack (PHP) Abi...
Our employees act as a liaison between the Utility company, their clients, contractors and customers. Responsibilities for this position include: Inspection and assessment of customer requests for pruning or removals, securing clear rights-of-way for new line and pole construction, handling customer complaints related to scheduled pruning, or completed pruning, audit the tree contractor's work for...
This position is responsible for overseeing the Company safety program at the local level assuring all required training, reporting, and documentation is completed while enforcing accountability for safety violations. Physically monitor all production processes on a daily basis to correct any safety violations or issues as they happen. Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities: Conduct all OSHA an...
The QA Analyst will help AGI continue to grow its testing capabilities for front end, back end and Automation and Load Testing efforts. The candidate will be a vital member of the Quality Assurance team and will work closely with the various development groups and internal QA areas to develop appropriate test plans and drive / execute automation (80%) and front end manual testing (20%). The primar...
Stanley Black & Decker, an S&P 500 company, is a diversified global provider of hand tools, power tools and related accessories, mechanical access solutions and electronic security solutions, engineered fastening systems, and more. With over $10.2B in global sales, Stanley is viewed as a world leader in the marketplace. We currently have an opening for a dynamic individual to join our team as a Po...
Company in Harwood Heights, IL is looking for a Quality Control Inspector to join their team. This is an aerospace environment, close tolerance parts inspection experience is a must. Below is a list of the responsibilities and qualifications needed for this position. Please review before applying. Responsibilities: Perform receiving, in-process, and final inspections of complex components and asse...
Date: June 30, 2014 Reports To: General Manager Domicile: Fort Wayne, IN Supervises: Quality Engineer/ Lab Technicians/ Quality Inspectors Summary: Working in a heat treatment facility offering several heat treatment services such as Austemper, Ferritic Nitro Carburizing, Lindure, Non-Ferrous Alloys, Vacuum Heat Treatment2, Annealing, Brazing, Carbonitriding, Carburizing, Hardening & Tempering, Sp...
Experienced Candidates desired with Utility Line Clearance / Vegetation Management Experience Apply!! ISA Certified Arborist Required ECI and Western ECI are currently seeking energetic professionals who enjoy working outdoors and that value the freedom of working independently. DUTIES: Our employees act as a liaison between the Utility company, their clients, contractors and customers. Responsibi...
POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Provide overall supervision for the Inspection and Audit Management Department and leadership for a staff of approximately 5-6 employees. Implement and maintain a continuous improvement program for internal / external audits and regulatory inspections for LBP - Portsmouth. Accountabilities include preparation, execution and follow up for customer audits and reg...
Responsible for selling and ordering product into existing accounts. Ensures consistent adherence to merchandising and customer service standards. - Executes and closes all sales calls for assigned (relief) sales route(s) - Maintains and sells incremental displays, as needed; and secures incremental equipment placements - Sell in promotional programs and ensure dealer compliance - In connection wi...
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. Re...
GENERAL: To lead a staff of Supervisors and Technicians that performs daily quality assurance activities and functions. The Quality Manager will ensure that staff performs routine tasks in a timely manner according to established Standard Operating Procedures through direct observation and review. RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.The Quality Manager will assist the Director of Quality Operations in assuring th...
IDG Communications seeks an experienced Senior QA Engineer that thrives on challenge and enjoys working in a fast paced development environment with a team of creative problem solvers, designers, and admins. The person in this role will be responsible for defining, refining, and implementing testing strategy for the IDG Communications websites, testing both functionality and performance. You’re se...
Senior Lead Quality Engineer About Vistaprint: Through a revolutionary business model supported by patented and proprietary technologies, Vistaprint does what no one else can. We deliver high-quality printed products in low volumes for a great price. It is our goal to astound customers by giving them the easiest way to make an impression for less. Our customers are both small businesses and consum...
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