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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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Company Confidential New Holstein, WI
Milk Specialties Global is an industry-leading manufacturer of innovative dairy-based nutritional ingredients designed to optimize health and nutrition. We are currently seeking a 3rd Shift Quality Assurance Specialist to be based out of our facility in New Holstein, WI. Responsibilities include performing analytical testing on raw materials, in-process samples and finished products comparing test...
Company Confidential Exeter, CA, 93221
Local manufacturing facility seeking an experienced Lab Supervisor who will have the responsibility for managing all aspects of the laboratory. Must have previous quality assurance management experience, FDA, GMP, HACCP, SQF. Responsibilities include but not limited to : Maintains laboratory equipment, ensure testing of product meets compliance, supervise staff, assist with audits and customer com...
5-6 years of web testing experience and 3 years experience as a QA lead; ability to work in matrixed environment with both on and off shore team members. · Experience in the Software Testing of Web Based and Client/Server Applications. · Strong background of transaction processing. · Possesses strong personal, professional, and leadership qualities and years of experience with the Software Develop...
Environmental Health & Safety Manager Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Coordinate and monitor the environmental, health and safety program compliance, for three facilities, with local, state, and federal laws and regulations. Serve as the primary contact with EPA, state and OSHA regulatory agencies. Provide guidance and oversight for wastewater pretreatment requirements, hazardous waste regu...
This position reports to the Quality Assurance & Technical Manager and will directly supervise employees in the QA Lab. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employee...
Sears Home Improvement Products and Services, a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is one of America's largest home improvement companies for siding and windows installation with operations in 45 states. Our products include siding, custom manufactured and installed windows, custom home entry doors, kitchen remodeling, custom cabinet refacing and Heating V...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce is seeking a Quality Assurance Analyst in the Wilmington, Delaware (DE) area for one of our premier clients. Description: Perform system testing of new development/changes to user defined applications. Work closely with business analysts and developers to understand project requirements and create test plan and test scripts that cover all use cases. Document testing in ALM...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce client is seeking a Software Automation Engineer in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania (PA). As a Software Automation Engineer, you will be responsible for designing and implementing build and test infrastructure and evaluating software quality. Your primary responsibility will be to work with the software engineers to build advanced test suites, create new test harnesses, automate...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Quality Assurance Analyst in Wilmington, DE. Our client is seeking a Quality Assurance Dialer Analyst in Newark, Delaware (DE). This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. This position is required to/ responsible for: Identify areas for improving efficiency, shortening of test cycles, and automation of test scripts Facilitates...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce client's team in Seattle, Washington (WA) is seeking a talented and highly motivated Quality Assurance Engineer (QAE) for a contract position. Job Summary: The shared technology team is seeking talented Quality Assurance Engineers (QAE) to ensure a great tablet experience for our customers. You will design and define the QA processes, develop repeatable and automatable Q...
A major manufacturing company in the Dayton market is looking for a Radiographic NDT Technicians - Level II. Candidate must be able to review routers, procedures, specification, and other instructions for completeness and instructions to perform operation. Process part(s) in accordance with procedures and technical instructions utilizing equipment and fixturing to evaluate for weld, braze and/or c...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Seeking an IT Auditor in McLean, VA This position is required to/ responsible for: Interpret, consult on, and provide expert analysis of NIST, OMB, FISMA, and FISCAM security standards in relationship to client's infrastructure Review audit findings and provide written responses focused on the U.S. Government Security Standards REQUIREMENTS: Strong experience interpreting NIST, O...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is searching for a Clinical Data Flow Tester in Bridgewater, NJ. This is a temporary position with this company. This position is required to/ responsible for: Preparation of Test cases/scripts for development as well as for formal testing Implementation of Test scripts to support iterative development of a Clinical Data Hub Implementation & execution of Test cases/scr...
RESPONSIBILITIES: We are seeking a QA Automation Test in Austin, TX. Job Duties: Design, code, maintain and execute automated test scripts with Ruby, watir-webdriver, capybara, PhantomJS, Jasmine or similar tools Create automated test scripts with various databases (SQlite, postgreSQL) which handle data input and data validations Design automated test to run on multiple browsers (Chrome, IE, FF) D...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Quality Assurance Analyst in Columbus, Ohio (OH). Description: Participates in cross-functional discussions to review the impact of application changes from both internal and external interfaces on the quality of their applications Works with application development teams to participate in solution design to ensure testability of functions and applications...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a QA Analyst for their Chicago, IL location. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. REQUIREMENTS: Candidate should be experienced with QTP and other Test Automation Tools Candidate should be comfortable working with the manual testing teams to automate and turnover scripts for acceptance Candidate should be comfortable leadin...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Growing Technology Company in Scottsdale, AZ is looking to add a Sr. Quality Assurance Analyst to their current Data Integration team. The individual in this position performs data validation testing and tests software programs to verify that integrations function according to design documentation and standards. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Identifies, analyzes and docu...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Growing Technology Company Scottsdale, AZ is looking for a Sr. Webmethods Administrator. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Performs Application Administration - system installs, patches, software installation, configuration, custom development, upgrades, and security. Understands disaster recovery plan requirements and performs solution testing. Assists with architecture lay...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our Irvine, CA client is seeking a Junior Quality Assurance Analyst to implement and execute a testing process to ensure that the SDK software and hardware is performing to top quality. As a QA Analyst, you will impact games, the business, and most importantly, the customers. You will be involved in identifying bugs, documenting defects, and working with the engineering team to r...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Lead QA Validation Analyst for their Bridgewater, NJ location. Duties: The project requires Validation Support under the guidance of a Client Project Manager The Validation Support will ensure the Computer System Validation activities involved in the * PR5I project and related activities are completed per the project timeline This position will oversee all...
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