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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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RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Performance Manager for their Chicago, IL location. This person will be managing a team of performance testers. 3 sit in Chicago and 4 sit in India. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. REQUIREMENTS: Technical Qualifications: Experience with Loadrunner, Dynatrace, Wiley Intrascope, Geneos Management experience- 5+ people,...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a QA Lead for their Atlanta, GA location. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. Job Duties: Lead the implementation of the QA Practice processes, controls, and strategy including tools usage and quality assurance deliverables which will be used to ensure delivery of a quality product as determined by the project requirements...
SUMMARY Assist with the maintenance of quality systems and facilitate continuous quality improvements. This position is responsible assisting with the maintenance and monitoring of a variety of cGMP documentation including complaint files, complaint processing system, investigations and closure, corrective action and preventive actions (CAPA), product investigations and maintenance of other relate...
SUMMARY Assist with the maintenance of quality systems and facilitate continuous quality improvements. This position is responsible assisting with the maintenance and monitoring of a variety of cGMP documentation including complaint files, complaint processing system, investigations and closure, corrective action and preventive actions (CAPA), product investigations and maintenance of other relate...
SUMMARY Assist with the maintenance of quality systems and facilitate continuous quality improvements. This position is responsible assisting with the maintenance and monitoring of a variety of cGMP documentation including complaint files, complaint processing system, investigations and closure, corrective action and preventive actions (CAPA), product investigations and maintenance of other relate...
Position Summary Lead quality organization. Reports to the Director of Operations, and collaborates closely with the Directors of Engineering, Marketing, and Sales. Develop, implement, and manage quality control systems designed to ensure delivery of the best quality and most dependable product to our customers. This position is located in Cleveland, Ohio. Essential Job Functions •Responsible for...
Title: Quality Assurance Engineer ID: req2924 Type: Full Time Function: Customer Satisfaction / Quality Division: PT - Sealing & SP - Sealing Location: Van Wert, OH, United States ​​Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: PRIMARY FUNCTION: Provide quality support to department as it relates to all aspects of oil seal manufacturing. DUTIES INCLUDE:...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client has an immediate opening for a Technical Support Technician II (Senior Technician) in the Fulfillment Center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania (PA). Fulfillment Centers throughout the U.S. handle millions of items from tens of thousands of vendors and ships them across the globe each day. The successful Technical Support Technician II will be responsible for utilizing his/her...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Test Automation Engineer Reston, VA Full-Time $85,000 - $95,000 Apply Apply Test Automation Engineer Reston, VA Full-Time $85,000 - $95,000 Apply Job Details We are a leader in travel and travel information services. We are looking for a Test Automation Engineer to design and develop automation tests for soft...
Construction Materials Testing Technician Northern Technologies, Inc (NTI) is one of the fastest growing Geotechnical Engineering and Construction Materials Testing firms in the Midwest. We are seeking a motivated Construction Materials Testing Technician for one of our Twin Cities locations. Responsibilities: Perform various field and laboratory testing of soils, concrete, masonry, bituminous, an...
Job Summary: Engineering Service Inspection Manager, reports to Director of Quality. Responsible for managing Engineering Service and Inspection group in quality. Responsibility focuses on leading the team, work with CQE, SQE, Compliance engineer, operation management, SCM, Purchasing department to support production schedule to meet company quality and On Time Delivery (OTD) goals. To develop pro...
Position: Quality Assurance Coordinator Salary: 30-35K. ( Exempt ) Location: Dayton OH area TOP Group is one of the largest Japanese/English bilingual recruiting agencies in the country. Our Chicago office works with many global manufacturing companies in the Midwest United States. A GLOBAL manufacturing corporation in North Dayton OH area is searching for Quality Assurance Coordinator for their 1...
Job Order# : 6000 APS Title: Sr. Customer/Compliance Quality Engineer Location: San Francisco Bay Area Type: FTE (Full Time Employee) Job Summary: Sr Customer Quality Engineering with Medical device compliance experience, responsible for: . Managing medical customer accounts in the aspect of quality, compliance for both existing prodClient sustaining and new prodClient development. . Lead the cros...
Quality Assurance Coordinator Reports To: Quality Assurance Manager Location: All Facilities - Hereford, Texas Summary: Perform a variety of duties associated with the departmental Quality Assurance Program to focus on finished product releases but to also include the collection and analysis of data, product evaluation and analysis, and the assistance in further development of policies and procedu...
SUMMARY Maintaining and assuring compliance with state and federal environmental, health and safety laws and regulations, promoting the general health and safety of employees, and promoting environmental, health and safety best practices within the Kent facility. Proven team leadership skills, ability to effectively influence and motivate others. Demonstrated ability as a change agent in leading b...
At United States Steel Corporation, our strength is our people. Our 45,000 dedicated, diverse and innovative employees across North America and Europe contribute to our company in creative ways every day and have helped us maintain our position as a Fortune 500 company. U. S. Steel’s operations are efficient and high tech and our customer focus intense. We’ve been making steel for more than 105 ye...
Candidate MUST be able to complete initial 6 month assignment. Extension past this time is possible but not guaranteed. Some OT may be required and will be paid. No Travel required. All work to be performed onsite. DESCRIPTION: Takes the appropriate actions to manage and control material status within the distribution network. This includes: Review documentation for products received and perform r...
Client is looking for an ETL tester for a contract in Plano, TX. Must have a minimum of 4-6 years of experience testing data warehouse components and data applications Strong command on data validation and automation concepts Strong command on data warehouse/ETL testing Must have a strong experience with SQL and related functions. Experience in ETL mapping testing and validation Good understanding...
Company Confidential Decatur, IL
We have openings for full-time safety professionals Safety Director Position Summary: Plan, implement, coordinate programs to reduce or eliminate injuries and illness, and minimize risk and losses. Provide safety training to employees. Ensure compliance with safety regulations. Investigate accidents to determine root cause and establish effective correct actions. Direct safety program(s) in accord...
Responsibilities and Accountabilities · Evaluates system requirements to ensure that they can be translated into appropriate testing scripts. · Coordinates day to day testing activities, including preparation of tests, set up of test environments and test data management. · Manages testing and validation deliverables and ensures they are achieved within agreed timelines. · Participates in independ...
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