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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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For more than 55 years, HEICO Corporation, a NYSE traded company, has thrived by serving 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 a...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a QA Manager to join their team in Kansas City, MO. The Bank is seeking an experienced leader to fill a Software Quality Assurance Manager role within the Technology Solutions Delivery (TSD) Division. This position will directly manage a team of quality assurance professionals to support the delivery of technology solutions in accordance with the Ban...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Quality Engineer for their Clearwater, FL location. The Quality Engineer at our client will evaluate and test new or modified software programs and software development procedures to verify that programs function according to user requirements and conform to established guidelines. This will include the development and execution of software test plans, t...
Description St. Mary's Medical Center is a 463-bed acute-care hospital with more than 1550 employees providing medical, surgical, obstetrical, oncology, pediatric, trauma and emergency services for every stage of life, from its very beginnings through every phase of childhood and adulthood. Our combination of advanced medical technologies, highly trained personnel, and compassionate commitment ha...
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...
Description The abstractor/analyst is responsible for review and abstraction of STS (Society of Thoracic Surgeons) and other cardiac-related data. He/She identifies cases, concurrently and retrospectively reviews records and abstracts required data on an ongoing basis. He/she is responsible for submission of data in a timely manner, identification of variances for review and production of reports...
Position Summary: To ensure compliance of the documented quality system to specified requirements (internal and external), promote and facilitate continuous improvement, and provide general support to the facility for interpretation and application of internal and external quality program standards. Scope/Supervision and Interaction: __X__ Has Direct Reports ____ Does Not Have Direct Reports P...
Inspects products and compiles and evaluates statistical data to determine and maintain quality and reliability of products. Essential Functions: - Selects products and tests product for variety of qualities such as dimensions, flash, short shots, contamination, burns, and color. -Records test data, applying statistical quality control procedures as prescribed in the Quality Control manual. -Evalu...
Description Coordinates primary health care planning for patients in collaboration with physicians and hospital personnel. Assess general health status of patients by providing history and physical examinations, and monitoring of appropriate laboratory and radiographic studies. Acts as liaison between patient, family members, hospital staff, and physicians. Serves as clinical resource to staff, p...
Position Summary: Review and provide input for supplier selection activities including supplier evaluation and quality systems audits. Will coordinate supplier process capability programs for new components, processes, assemblies or purchased finished goods. Scope/Supervision and Interaction: Reports directly to the Division Quality Manager. Will work with internal staff and outside suppliers, ...
Position Summary: Provide leadership and management for the quality function and sustain the quality philosophy and lean culture for the division at the plant level. Establish, maintain and optimize an effective quality management system. Implement the division’s quality plan at the plant level to achieve the divisions overall quality objectives. Enhance and improve the Division’s products and se...
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...
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...
Description Job Summary: The Manager, Quality Initiatives provides leadership, collaboration and operational support to develop and execute strategic plans through project lifecycles; including the definition and development of detailed requirements and specifications, coordination of project tasks. Manager will work with stakeholders to encourage and drive innovation for workflow optimization, ...
Brunswick is the market leader in the marine, fitness, bowling and billiards industries; and our participation in these industries is deliberate. No company has Brunswick’s breadth and scope in the marine industry. No company equals Brunswick’s quality and innovation in fitness equipment. And no company possesses Brunswick’s knowledge and heritage in bowling and billiards. Position Descript...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. Complaint Investigation Engineer II-0650131030 Description DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is seeking a Complaint Investigation Engineer II located in West Chester, PA. DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy S...
Johnson & Johnson companies are equal opportunity employers. Complaint Investigation Engineer III-1326131106 Description DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is seeking a Complaint Investigation Engineer III located in West Chester, PA. DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy...
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 ...
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. ...

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