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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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Pentair Overview We are a global water, fluid, thermal management, and equipment protection partner with industry leading products, services, and solutions that fit your changing needs. We aim to deliver the adaptive, industry-leading solutions that help ensure a safer, healthier future for all. Pentair works at the very center of global commerce, providing critical inputs to a wide range of esse...
Regulatory Affairs Manager Medical Devices A Regulatory Affairs Manager with experience in medical devices is needed in the Cleveland, OH area. This is a position with responsibility for pre-market RA including product development, compliance, documentation, 510(k) filings, and other regulatory activities required for a manufacturer of medical devices used in the surgical suite and hospital sett...
Regulatory Affairs Manager Medical Devices A Regulatory Affairs Manager with experience in medical devices is needed in the Cleveland, OH area. This is a position with responsibility for post-market RA including complaints, compliance, documentation, and other regulatory activities required for a manufacturer of medical devices used in the surgical suite and hospital setting. There are 20+ direc...
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 Sporting Group is the established market leader in sporting and law enforcement ammunition, and tactical and shooting accessor...
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...
Description IN AN EFFORT TO PROVIDE A MORE HEALTHY, SAFE AND SATISFYING ENVIRONMENT TO OUR EMPLOYEES, INDIVIDUALS TO WHOM JOB OFFERS ARE EXTENDED MAY UNDERGO NICOTINE TESTING AS A PART OF THE PRE-EMPLOYMENT PROCESS. Facilitates performance improvement activities at the hospital level in coordination with quality and hospital leadership, including core measures, Joint Commission Accreditation and...
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...
City: Ogden State: Utah Postal/Zip Code: 84404 Oldcastle Precast is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and m...
City: Overland Park State: Kansas Postal/Zip Code: 66213 APAC- Inc., Missouri/Kansas City Division, is an Oldcastle Materials Company. Oldcastle Materials is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, bridge and paving services with 1400 locations nationwide. From coast to coast, Oldcastle Materials delivers quality, dependable results to customers ...
City: Pageland State: South Carolina Postal/Zip Code: 29728 Oldcastle Lawn & Garden is a division of Oldcastle Architectural (APG). Oldcastle APG is the leading North American manufacturer of concrete masonry, lawn, garden and paving products and a regional leader in clay brick. The group also produces packaged cement mixes, lightweight aggregates, bagged decorative stone and lime. With over 20...
** Local Candidates Preferred ** ** No third parties or sponsorship ** Our client, a leader in their industry, is looking to augment their team with both an experienced QA Software Test Automation Engineer and Lead to facilitate the implementation of their mission critical systems. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a publicly-traded company developing Web/Mobile/Cloud/SaaS systems for...
A multi-location, Midwestern agricultural company is looking to add an Environmental Health and Safety Manage to its successful operation. This company is well-established, steadily growing and has an excellent employee retention rate. They offer benefits above the industry average and have an extremely loyal customer base. Environmental Health and Safety Manager Functions: Conduct regular safet...
I am currently working with a company that has an extremely progressive attitude and prides themselves on being "trend setters" with in the Animal Nutrition Industry. They are a very innovative company that is leading the industry by consistently rolling out new cutting edge and researched products. I just received a call late last week that they are urgently seeking a Quality Assurance and Regula...
Provides health & safety oversight to scheduled and Emergency Response operations, ensure compliance with the corporate program and regulatory requirements. Manages PAWS Behavior Based Safety Program for NRC PNW offices.; Develops and implements project-specific site safety plans and safe operating procedures, prepares and reviews project plans, and implements training programs to increase safety ...
SUMMARY: Develops, directs and implements the Carlisle Interconnect Technologies (CIT) Management System to ensure compliance to established standards. Coordinate all activities surrounding quality and environmental management systems such as ISO 9001, AS9100, ISO 14001 and other standards as required. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Manage System Improvement Measures and Initiatives. ...
Description The abstractor/analyst is responsible for review and abstraction of STS (Society of Thoracic Surgeons) and other cardiac-related data. He/She identifies cases, concurrently and retrospectively reviews records and abstracts required data on an ongoing basis. He/she is responsible for submission of data in a timely manner, identification of variances for review and production of reports...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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