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How much does a Quality Control Inspector make in the United States?

Average Quality Control Inspector Hourly Wage in the United States

Quality Control Inspectors earn a median hourly wage of $21.78. Hourly wages typically start from $12.06 and go up to $36.52.

Average Quality Control Inspector Yearly Salary in the United States

Quality Control Inspectors earn a median salary of $45,300 per year. Salaries typically start from $25,080 and go up to $75,970.

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    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wilmington University | New Castle, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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Quality Control Inspector Earnings by Seniority

Top End Quality Control Inspector Earnings

The highest earning Quality Control Inspectors in the United States earn:

$36.52
an hour
$75,970
per year
Senior Quality Control Inspector Earnings

Senior Quality Control Inspectors in the United States earn:

$28.62
an hour
$59,530
per year
Experienced Quality Control Inspector Earnings

Experienced Quality Control Inspectors in the United States earn:

$21.78
an hour
$45,300
per year
Junior Quality Control Inspector Earnings

Junior Quality Control Inspectors in the United States earn:

$16.32
an hour
$33,950
per year
Starting Quality Control Inspector Earnings

Starting Quality Control Inspectors in the United States earn:

$12.06
an hour
$25,080
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Quality Control Inspector salary comparison

Quality Control Inspectors earn more than 54% percent of Trades careers. Quality Control Inspector salaries are in the bottom 55% of all careers in the United States.

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Historical salary for Quality Control Inspectors in the United States

Quality Control Inspector salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Quality Control Inspector Salary in New Mexico $33.79 $70,280 # 1
Quality Control Inspector Salary in District of Columbia $27.08 $56,320 # 2
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Nebraska $28.70 $59,690 # 3
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Massachusetts $26.54 $55,210 # 4
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Maryland $26.16 $54,400 # 5
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Utah $24.10 $50,130 # 6
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Vermont $26.22 $54,530 # 7
Quality Control Inspector Salary in New Jersey $26.72 $55,570 # 8
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Illinois $24.02 $49,970 # 9
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Alaska $25.54 $53,130 # 10
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Mississippi $24.05 $50,020 # 11
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Connecticut $24.51 $50,970 # 12
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Washington $24.82 $51,630 # 13
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Delaware $24.77 $51,530 # 14
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Hawaii $24.15 $50,240 # 15
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Colorado $21.76 $45,270 # 16
Quality Control Inspector Salary in California $22.79 $47,390 # 17
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Wyoming $22.09 $45,950 # 18
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Georgia $22.86 $47,540 # 19
Quality Control Inspector Salary in South Carolina $23.19 $48,230 # 20
Quality Control Inspector Salary in North Dakota $22.83 $47,480 # 21
Quality Control Inspector Salary in New York $23.17 $48,190 # 22
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Oklahoma $20.54 $42,730 # 23
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Rhode Island $22.78 $47,380 # 24
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Maine $21.49 $44,710 # 25
Quality Control Inspector Salary in New Hampshire $21.60 $44,930 # 26
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Louisiana $22.99 $47,830 # 27
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Nevada $21.77 $45,280 # 28
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Virginia $22.21 $46,200 # 29
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Iowa $21.91 $45,570 # 30
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Missouri $22.16 $46,100 # 31
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Kansas $21.55 $44,820 # 32
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Minnesota $21.50 $44,720 # 33
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Ohio $22.20 $46,170 # 34
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Oregon $21.55 $44,820 # 35
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Wisconsin $20.50 $42,640 # 36
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Arkansas $21.36 $44,420 # 37
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Pennsylvania $20.98 $43,640 # 38
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Montana $19.97 $41,530 # 39
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Idaho $19.02 $39,570 # 40
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Texas $20.76 $43,180 # 41
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Arizona $20.29 $42,210 # 42
Quality Control Inspector Salary in West Virginia $19.65 $40,880 # 43
Quality Control Inspector Salary in North Carolina $20.68 $43,010 # 44
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Indiana $20.83 $43,330 # 45
Quality Control Inspector Salary in South Dakota $19.02 $39,570 # 46
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Tennessee $18.32 $38,110 # 47
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Kentucky $17.81 $37,050 # 48
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Alabama $17.09 $35,540 # 49
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Florida $16.80 $34,940 # 50
Quality Control Inspector Salary in Michigan $14.36 $29,870 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Quality Control Inspector

Interested in becoming a Quality Control Inspector? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good quality control inspector? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wilmington University | New Castle, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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