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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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Senior Quality Engineer Position: Sr Quality Engineer - Non-conforming Products Location of the Quality Engineer: Billerica, MA The Senior Quality Engineer will facilitate and manage non-conforming product reports Responsibilities of the Quality Engineer Reports to Quality Engineering Manager to facilitate and manage Nonconforming Product Reports (NCPR) from creation through closure. Facilit...
Our client is a Quality Assurance Inspection company within the oil and gas industry. They currently seek QA Technicians for opportunities in Houston and Midland, TX; Oklahoma City; Lafayette, LA; and Pittsburgh, PA regions. The position requires heavy regional travel and total compensation in the $50,000 - 80,000 range. We have had success matching military aviation QA and CDI as well as other m...
WATER Plant Operator SouthWater, Inc. located in Tamms, IL is now accepting applications for a Water Treatment Operator. The applicant must have at minimum of an Illinois Class D Water Operator License preferable a Class A License. Please mail resume to Derek Hogue 27183 Sandy Creek Rd. Tamms, IL 62988. Any question please call 618-776-6045...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Director of Quality Systems Tracy , CA; Stockton, CA Full-Time $130,000 - $200,000 Apply Apply Director of Quality Systems Tracy , CA; Stockton, CA Full-Time $130,000 - $200,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Director of Quality with 5+ years of experience, please read on! We are a food manufac...
COMPANY DESCRIPTION Precision Resource is a leading global supplier of precision metal components and assemblies using fineblank technology. Our eight North American divisions serve a global customer base with a commitment to continuous improvement. For over 50 years we have provided solutions to quality, cost and production challenges for market-leading customers in the automotive, heavy duty an...
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 responsible for providing key sustaining and new product development support by maintaining / enhancing the ISO 9001 Quality System inclusive of developing or updating associated procedures and forms, conducting supplier and internal process audits, implementing and monitoring use of statistical quality tools, performing failure analysis, resolving quality issues and providing ong...
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. ...
The selected candidate will be responsible for providing INSURV-focused support to COMNAVSURFPAC (CNSP) N45 for TYCOM Material Inspections (TMI), as Combat Systems subject matter expert. The candidate will provide support at both CNSP headquarters, and aboard U.S. Navy ships located in CONUS and OCONUS. The individual will assist in developing and maintaining currency of the TMI policy, organizati...
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. ...
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 ...
Dyax is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of products for unmet medical needs while creating value for patients, employees and shareholders. We are driven by one unifying factor which is to improve the lives of patients. We currently market a product for the treatment of acute attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE), a rare genetic disease. We also have an...
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. We are known throughout the truck and trailer industry for our expertise in developing lightweight, low maintenance solutions that enhance...
Responsibilities: Independently performs and processes complex first article inspection on components, sub-assemblies and assemblies. Performs dimensional and visual inspection and functional verification using precision measurement equipment to established documents, methods and procedures. Conducts periodic audits of dock to stock, in-process and finished product to verify conformance to speci...
This job is close to Baltimore Maryland. it will last until or close to Dec 15, 2014 it will pay $2000.00 per week! We are looking for self motivated people. If you can follow specific instructions and be self motivated, we need you. We are hiring Safety technicians for the pipeline industry. There are several positions available throughout the U.S. Hours: 8 to 12 a day. 6 to 7 days a week. ...
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...
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...
Associate/Intermediate: The Moored Training Ship (MTS) Environmental, Safety and Health (ESH) Department's mission is to ensure that operations at the Nuclear Power Training Unit, Charleston, SC (NPTU-C) are carried out safely and in accordance with all applicable Environmental and Occupational Safety and Health regulations. The MTS ESH Compliance Engineer responsibilities include but are not lim...
Position Description: Job Summary: This position will take a leadership role in Navitus’ strategic initiatives to implement a suite of testing tools and further developing our software quality assurance expertise. This role will be responsible for learning the programming languages necessary for the utilization of the selected tools and will support implementation of the scripts to run automated...

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