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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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Develop, implement and manage safety programs, policies and procedures. Prepare monthly accident summary reports. Identify hazardous conditions/actions within the plant and recommend corrective measures. Investigate all accidents and property losses. Provide Supervisors/Group leaders with safety training information for monthly safety meetings. Organize and oversee all required safety training, i....
Our client in the East Houston Area is seeking a HSE Manager to join their growing team. HSE & Process Safety Engineer will help support regulatory and compliance initiatives amongst its various facilities. This includes oversight of environmental programs (air, water and waste) as well as process safety management projects (PHA support, SOP development, Process Safety Information consolidation, a...
Specialist III, QA (Compliance) Business Unit: Global Quality Division: Vaccines & Diagnostics Company/Legal Entity: Novartis Vaccines, Inc. Job Reference Code: 145502BR Job Purpose: Responsible for the implementation of the self inspection program and maintenance of quality procedures and systems related to Compliance. Major Accountabilities: • SME for self-inspection system. Maintains and improv...
This position can be a Salary Grade E02 or Salary Grade E03 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position. Job Description: Perform duties as an Electronic/Flight Test Engineer and permanently located at Edwards AFB, Lancaster, CA. This position resides within the Integration & Verification Center with in the Syste...
Apex Systems, a top 10 national recruiting firm with a focus on Information Technology has an opening for a great medical device client in Westford, MA If you are interested in this opportunity, please send an MS Word version of your resume to Sonia Kohli, technical recruiter at ***** with the best contact information. Also, Apex does offer a generous referral bonus if you know...
Our client is a rapidly-growing protein processor specializing in super-premium deli meats. Already a recognized brand at smaller specialty boutiques, they are growing at double digits year-over-year. Expected to double in size within three to five years! Benefits and Features: - Competitive base salary, bonus incentive plan, plus excellent benefits and relocation assistance. Your Role with the Co...
Bills.com is looking to add two QA Engineers to the growing Software Engineering team. These positions will be based out of our San Mateo, CA or Phoenix, AZ offices. As a QA Engineer for Bills.com, you will be primarily responsible for creating and executing manual and automated software test cases. Role: Work with business owner(s) to develop and implement test plans/cases Automate functional tes...
The Testing Team is responsible for ensuring that the software products we build for our clients are of the highest quality, reliability and performance. You will work in a demanding and exciting environment that is creative and detail oriented. You will have the full support and encouragement the organization including senior level management. We differentiate ourselves from competitors by the qu...
Quality Control Weld Inspector General Technical Requirements: This position does NOT require NDT experience as this type of testing is not performed. At least 3 years experience as a QC Weld Inspector in a fabrication/manufacturing environment Working knowledge of Welding fabricating processes Must have a good Mechanical aptitude. Must be able to work in outdoor conditions Must be able to work ex...
Job Description: The Electronics Technician II will install, check out, operate, maintain, repair, and modify electronic and range equipment. Analyze equipment failures to determine cause and recommend corrective action. The Electronics Technician II will be required to diagnose and troubleshoot any problems that are associated with the system and work with network administrators, and Senior level...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum i...
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LAKE DELTON WATER DEPARTMENT POSITION The Village of Lake Delton is accepting applications/resumes for a position with the Water Department. The primary duties for this position include: *Assisting with and taking responsibility in the day-to-day operations of the department *Operation and maintenance of pumping equipment, filters, storage facilities, distribution system and customer metering equi...
Auto req ID: 1797BR Job Posting Title: QC Micro Analyst Person Type: Regular Posting Category: QA, QC & Quality Auditing Additional Posting Category: Industrial Operations & Product Supply Location: Rensselaer Job Summary and Essential Functions: Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, ma...
This position is located in our MD, Rockville facility General Dynamics IT has an opening for a QC/QM Manager in Rockville, MD. Successful candidate must be able to obtain and retain a Public Trust clearance. Candidates must be authorized to work in the US and a resident of the US for the previous 5 years with no longer than a 90 day absence. Summary: The Quality Control (QC) or Quality Manager (Q...
This position is located in our MD, Rockville facility General Dynamics IT has an opening for a Configuration Manager in Rockville, MD. Successful candidate must be able to obtain and retain a Public Trust clearance. Candidates must be authorized to work in the US and a resident of the US for the previous 5 years with no longer than a 90 day absence. Summary: The Configuration Manager (CM) is resp...
Job Summary Assignment may include any or all: Inspect all incoming materials shipments, all internally manufactured components such as extruded or molded parts, all in process assemblies, all packaging operations, sterilized and non-sterile finished products. Properly fill out all documents and file same properly. Maintain compliance to QSR/ISO/MDD regulations. This is a 2nd Shift position. Princ...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Manual and Automated Test Engineer in Salt Lake City, Utah (UT). Job Description: Work as a software test engineer on an exciting team tasked with providing development solutions for new applications, enhancing existing applications, and working within a cross-functional team to meet the needs of the business. Responsibilities: The candidate will participa...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Senior Integration Test Lead-Offshore for their Englewwod, CO location. Essential Duties: Act as a SQA lead role and coordinate testing activities related to a specific functional application for SAP Supply Chain, Finance, CRM and middleware Work effectively in a team oriented, high demand and fast paced environment Responsible for multiple projects and mu...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Validation Engineer to start immediately in Hillsboro, OR. This is a 6 month contract opportunity with the chance to extend. REQUIREMENTS: Experience with validation processes/methodologies Self-starter able to work with limited direction Must be willing and able to learn new technologies Nice to have: Experience with Openstack installation and configurati...
General Summary: The safety manager is responsible for ensuring safety practices and policies are enforced to protect employees and property from exposures to injury or economic loss. This person will provide leadership, delegate responsibility, build teamwork, demonstrate sustained accountability to continuously improve safety processes at Phenomenex Torrance, CA campus faciltiy. Duties & Respons...
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