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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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CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders QA Engineer - Ensure an Amazing Product is Even Better Minneapolis, MN Full-Time $70,000 - $85,000 Posted 4/24/2014 Matt Lynch is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Matt Apply Job Details We are a dynamic organization on our way to owning the market looking for a talented QA Engineer to join our eli...
General Summary: Manage the plant safety effort and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, i.e. as lockout/tagout, confined space, fall protection and powered industrial trucks, and company policies and procedures. Actively interacts with all employees to promote safe behaviors. Responsible for developing and adhering to Safety, Security, and Training Budgets. Anticipate, identify, a...
Ciresi & Morek, established in 2012, is the integration of two successful search companies, Ciresi & Ciresi and Point Search Partners. Ciresi & Morek is a national search firm, dedicated to professional and executive talent acquisition. Through our search process, we use an interpersonal approach when locating talent for our clients. We proactively partner with our clients and candidates to provid...
Our Client is seeking a Rich Media Support Specialist to join the creative and technical support studio in our New York City and San Francisco offices. Part teacher, part mechanic, this role is responsible for guiding Adobe Flash developers through rich media projects that use our ad-serving platform. The ideal candidate is skilled in (and enjoys) solving technical problems, squashing code bugs, a...
Summary: Will communicate to the customer results of all product audits and will assist when requested in the collection of data to support the Problem Solving Process Qualifications: 1-3 years experience working in quality and/or manufacturing Communication skills: verbal and written to support feedback of audit results Ability to work flexible work schedule Experience with Problem Solving Proces...
QA Analyst Piper Enterprise is seeking QA Analyst with heavy Automated testing Experience to work with a growing company in the Raleigh-Durham area. The QA would be working directly to the QA Director on a team of two. The QA Analyst will be working to test open source projects and will need to have open source exposure. The QA Analyst will work closely with developers to identify areas of risk as...
Description SimiGon modeling, simulation, and training solutions is seeking a Test Engineer to join our team focused on developing effective training solutions. The position will be located in Orlando, Florida. The qualified applicant will have strong interest in gaming/simulation and be responsible for the quality and testing of training and simulation software. This will include creating test pl...
At Timken, our associates make a difference around the world every day. We are dedicated to improving our customers' performance by delivering unparalleled value and innovation. Timken associates thrive on the many opportunities offered in a global organization to grow personally and professionally. Our core values - ethics and integrity, independence, innovation and quality - are the foundation o...
Quality Assurance Support Staff Established, fast paced medical manufacturing company looking for a team member that thrives in a fast paced, ever-changing work environment. Must be willing to wear many hats. Proficient in MS Excel and Word, superior composition skills, task orientated. At least five years experience with ISO 13485, FDA 21 CFR Par 820 required. Health Benefits, 401k, vacation, etc...
QA/Safety Inspector Electromechanical manufacturer looking for a detail oriented, individual to support the company in the QA/Safety department. Responsibilities will also include ISO related activities. Person must have previous experience in the area of QA/Safety and a minimum of 5 years working for an ISO certified company. Responses are confidential. Send resume with education and work experie...
Immediate long term contract opportunity (12 Months) for Sr. QA Analyst with Direct Government Client in Washington, DC. Trigyn's Direct Government Client has a long term contract assignment (12 Months) for a Sr. QA Analyst who can work onsite in Washington DC. Experience Level: • Eight (8) or more years experience Minimum Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field. • E...
Responsibility for building/changing bill of materials in MRP. Responsible for distribution/notification of document changes, releases and obsolescence. Maintain files for quality records, change orders, and batch records. Additional duties may include electronic photo/scanning of original documentation. Additional duties may include creating and modifying Change Notices/Orders. - Provides documen...
Sr QA Tester /Lead Location: Stamford, CT Contract to hire within 2 months Rate: $50/hr on w2 *The idea profile is someone who, in their most recent role, has been a lead and/or has DEMONSTRATED leadership experience in a Sr Tester role*Experience MUST be on the resume and HIGHLIGHTED* This position will be based in Stamford, CT and act as the Functional Quality Assurance Lead for the AGILE Qualit...
Are you looking to jump-start your career with a fast-growing company within the Automotive Industry? Then you may have what we’re looking for! Our client is a leading manufacturer of complex sheet metal fabrications for the automotive industry, serving all major OEMs. We are currently assisting them in identifying Senior Quality Engineers for their location in North Carolina. This is a "wear a lo...
Automated Testing QA Specialist Minimum skill requirements: · Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other quantitative field (or equivalent experience) · Project management and management experience · Experience in source code management tools · Experience in Project Management tools · Proficient DB Query Tools · Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Web Application and Web Services Testing · Minim...
The Quality Assurance Process Engineer will be working in a large manufacturing operation to ensure product quality, producing robust product, while continuing improvement on manufacturing processes and product innovation. The Quality Assurance Process Engineer will be working with multiple manufacturing processes in the operation including milling, mixing, extruding, heating processes and materia...
Triumph Engine Control Systems is a leading independent aerospace fuel system supplier for the commercial, military, helicopter and business jet markets. Based in West Hartford, CT, Triumph employs approximately 550 employees. The Company’s key products and services include electronic engine controls, fuel metering units and main fuel pumps for both the OE and aftermarket / spares end markets. The...
Duties: Capable of performing all duties of production quality checks; performs finished product checks; assists production with completing quality paperwork; assists production with any questions around customer spec; performs AQ room audits; runs color checks with colorimeter both in smokehouse and on finished product; monitor/verifies production quality checks; performs production quality dutie...
IMMEDIATE NEED for a Site QC Inspector for a refinery construction project in Meraux, LA. You need 10-20+ years of QC experience supporting refinery construction projects with a focus on inspecting mechanical & piping systems . This is a 6+ month contract assignment that could go longer for the right person. Client will provide per diem and a paid trip home every 3 weeks. Responsibilities for the...
Job Summary Company Precise Manufacturing Location Fort Wayne, IN Industries Manufacturing -Other Job Type Full Time Employee Years of Experience 3+​ Years Career Level Experienced Salary $15 to 20/​hour Quality Inspector / CMM Tech About the Job Quality Inspector / CMM Technician The ideal candidate will possess the following experience and skills: · HS diploma (required), technical schooling pre...
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