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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 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 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 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 ...
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...
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...
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...
For more than 55 years, HEICO Corporation, a NYSE traded company, has thrived by servicing 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 ...
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...
Summary: The site Lean Leader is responsible for coordinating continuous improvement initiatives across all aspects of the business through coaching, training and project leadership. Responsible for changing mindsets, identifying opportunities, facilitating improvements, project follow through, sustainment and best practice sharing. Essential Functions: Works with site leadership & the Lean func...
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, ...
CSI Aerospace Inc. is a very successful, fast-paced subsidiary of Heico Corporation, a NYSE-traded company (NYSE: HEI, HEI.A). For more than 40 years, Heico has thrived by serving niche segments of the aerospace, defense and electronics industries by providing innovative and cost-saving products and services. CSI Aerospace’s culture focuses our Team Members’ on providing high quality products and ...
Position Description: Western Dental Services, Inc., California’s largest dental services provider and one of the nation’s largest dental HMO’s, is looking for a bright, motivated, Quality Assurance Manager. This position requires at least 7+ years of professional experience to join Western’s team. Western Dental’s team consists of over 4,400 professionals and nonclinical employees at Western’s c...
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...
Huntsman currently has an immediate opening for a dynamic individual with proven capability as a Safety Engineer/Specialist for our Corporate Division located at our Huntsman Advanced Technology Center. Essential responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following Maintain industrial hygiene and safety compliance for the Waterway corporate facility Conduct safety meet...
This position is located in our PA, Philadelphia facility GENERAL SUMMARY: Quality Assurance Specialists to provide services to perform various quality assurance functions including but not limited to; Quality Planning, inspection and testing, auditing, development of inspection instructions, coordination with Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), documenting product non-conformances, drafti...
The Comcast Technology and Product division is transforming how Comcast customers access and enjoy entertainment, communications and home management services across all mediums-online, mobile and TV. By assembling the country's topnbsp;thinkers, we are rapidly becoming the premier environment for building and launching one-of-a-kind experiences that make everyday life easier and more entertaining ...
Job Title:Senior Principal: Delivery Assurance- Jersey City, NJ Requisition ID:1400KOI Job Category:Delivery and Quality Assurance Primary Location:USA-NJ: NEW JERSEY-JERSEY CITY Schedule:Full-time Job Type:Regular Travel:No Job Posting:Sep 5, 2014, 2:05:35 PM Description: Essential Job Functions Review, assess, and provide recommendations to drive significant improvements in the financi...

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