How much does a Quality Manager make in the United States?

2.9k salaries reported, updated at July 31, 2021
$84,833
per year

The average salary for a quality manager is $84,833 per year in the United States and $5,000 profit sharing per year.

Profit sharing
$5,000
per year

Most common benefits

  • Prescription drug insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Disability insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Relocation assistance
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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for quality managers

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Statistical Software

The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 1.74% since 2018. Quality Managers with this skill earn +43.56% more than the average base salary, which is $84,833 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
2012192increase by 192
20131197increase by 523.44%
20141201increase by 0.33%
2015723decrease by 39.80%
2016243decrease by 66.39%
2017298increase by 22.63%
2018287decrease by 3.69%
2019282decrease by 1.74%

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Information tooltip for top skills.Top skillsStatistical Software+43.56%salary
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Statistical Software
+43.56%
29Company icon
ERP Systems
+8.90%
106Company icon
Machining
+25.37%
33Company icon
Supplier Management
+22.56%
10Company icon
Leadership Experience
+18.64%
348Company icon
Information tooltip for top fields of study.Top fields of studyMechanical Engineering Degree+35.09%salary
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Mechanical Engineering Degree
+35.09%
12 jobs
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Engineering Degree
+14.11%
305 jobs
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Information tooltip for top certifications.Top certificationsSix Sigma Certification+27.52%salary
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Six Sigma Certification
+27.52%
210Company icon
ASQC Certification
+15.73%
87Company icon

Most common benefits for Quality Managers

  • Prescription drug insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Disability insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Relocation assistance
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off
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Salary satisfaction

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66% of Quality managers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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