Quality Assurance Director Salary in the United States

How much does a Quality Assurance Director make in the United States? The average Quality Assurance Director salary in the United States is $137,994 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $126,721 and $147,048. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Quality Assurance Director is responsible for planning, developing, and directing quality assurance policies, programs, and initiatives. Directs process and product testing to ensure materials, parts, and products comply with established quality standards and government regulations. Being a Quality Assurance Director develops, implements, and revises quality standards, tools, and methods. Evaluates the performance of the production process and quality of resulting products to improve existing methods of operation. Additionally, Quality Assurance Director requires knowledge of company, industry, and governmental regulations affecting product quality. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The Quality Assurance Director typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. To be a Quality Assurance Director typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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