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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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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. ...
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...
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 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. ...
Performs quality control checks and helps maintain customer requirements according to specification in bottle weights and various dimensions such as wall thickness, flash, plastic distribution, concavity, convexity or crooked sections. Makes adjustments to correct and/or eliminate defects. Monitors and performs necessary setting adjustments such as heat controls, cooling water temperatures, press...
JOB DESCRIPTION: Serves as ISO Management Representative, Food Safety Team Leader, and SPC/SAP/QAUTO Representative. Directs and coordinates activities concerned with development, implementation, application, maintenance and continual improvement of the ISO/Food Safety, SPC/SAP/QAUTO Management System.  Manage the ISO management system and direct team members as required to demonstrate contin...
PepsiCo offers the world's largest portfolio of billion-dollar food and beverage brands, including 22 different product lines that generate more than $1 billion in annual retail sales each. Our main businesses Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay, and Pepsi Cola also make hundreds of other enjoyable foods and beverages that are respected household names throughout the world. With net revenu...
Introduction Job Summary Provide a wide array of training and support services to Customer Operations, which includes but is not limited to the Customer Contact Center, Meter to Cash, Integration Center, and New Business Team. This position will be responsible for training delivery to new and existing employees. In addition to training delivery this position will be responsible for assisting wit...
Company: Yoh Quality Assurance Specialist needed for a contract opportunity with Yoh's client located in Issaquah, WA. The Big Picture - Top Skills You Should Possess: - Experience with Document Control, CAPA, Complaint and Training systems - Experience in a medical device or pharmaceutical industry What You'll Be Doing: The QA Specialist is primarily responsible for Document Control activit...
Sentara Virginia Beach General Occupational Health is seeking a Registered Nurse for a Full Time Day Shift Team Coordinator position. Job Summary/Purpose: The Occupational Health Services Team Coordinator is a registered nurse responsible for providing direct leadership for and oversight to assigned Occupational Health Service location(s) and team members consistent with the mission, goals, and...
SUMMARY: A hands-on leader with a proven track record of defining, leading, teaching, and collaborating on appropriate quality inspection processes and techniques to ensure continuous production of products are consistent with established standards, competitive benchmarks, and highest customer satisfaction. Regulatory affairs demonstrated in the medical industry including FDA/ISO regulations. Wor...
Supplier Quality Management NTK TECHNOLOGIES, INC (www.ntktech.com) Santa Clara, CA 95054 NTK TECHNOLOGIES, INC. is a leading manufacturer of ceramic components in the semiconductor equipment industry headquartered in Santa Clara, California. We currently have an opening for Supplier Quality Management who will be responsible for coordinating all activities related to procurement of materials a...
Manpower is recruiting for an experienced Quality Control Specialist for a manufacturing company in Rantoul. This position requires flexibility in available hours as they will fluctuate between first and second shifts. Job Duties Include: • Inspection of fabricated metals, painted materials and assembled parts using blue prints • Shipping and receiving inspection and dock audits • Bill of Mate...
ATK is an aerospace, defense, and commercial products company with operations in 21 states, Puerto Rico, and internationally. ATK delivers affordable innovation in developing and manufacturing highly engineered products and solutions to our customers around the world. ATK Defense Group is an industry leader in ammunition, precision and strike weapons, missile-warning solutions, and tactical rocke...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Sr. Quality Engineer Libertyville, IL Full-Time $80,000 - $120,000 Apply Apply Sr. Quality Engineer Libertyville, IL Full-Time $80,000 - $120,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Sr. Quality Engineer with experience, please read on! Top Reasons to Work with Us Based in Lake County, IL we are a c...
Who We Are Azimuth, LLC is a full service human resource organization based out of Bensenville, IL. At Azimuth, we strive to provide the highest quality candidates to our loyal clients. We specialize in temporary, temporary-to-hire and direct hire placement in a variety of industries. Our customer located in Chicago, Illinois is looking for Quality Assurance Technician for 1st shift Monday throu...
This position is responsible for the development and execution of programs to ensure that the Company provides a safe workplace for employees and minimizes impacts to the environment. This position ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety regulations. The incumbent will implement a sustainable environmental, health and safety management system at a pl...
Recruiter to contact: Sherry Jordan Job Title: Quality Engineer Job Number: 13095-13266 Location: Greer, SC Compensation: $33-42/hr Assignment Length: Contract-Long term with full time hours Description: Drives product quality improvement via analysis, inspection, process optimization and key process controls. Provides technical problem solving/quality expertise to production teams. Perfo...
Smith Roberts Baldischwiler, LLC is a regional civil engineering firm located in Oklahoma City, OK with a position available for a Construction Inspector with 5+ years’ construction-related experience, preferably in public works projects. The successful candidate will possess good math, geometry, organizational and communication skills. General knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including...

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