What does a Quality Assurance Manager do?

Quality assurance managers help companies establish their quality regulations for products and employees. They help develop and maintain a company's quality standards and design, implement, and improve a company's current quality standards. They find possible growth areas through their analysis and assessments. Quality assurance managers assist in the recruiting process where they train, motivate, coach, and correct company employees to ensure they meet standards. They create reports to track employee progress and formulate strategies that increase productivity, and review processes to align them with current trends. They prepare documentation and reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends at the company, including failed prophecies, stability studies, recalls, and corrective actions taken.

Quality assurance managers develop department plans by conducting hazard analysis and identifying critical control points and preventive measures. They establish limits and monitor procedures and observe corrective actions and verification procedures while keeping an eye on inventory. Quality assurance managers need an associate’s or a bachelor’s degree in business or related fields and work experience in quality assurance.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.7 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.8 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Quality Assurance Manager Salaries

Average Base Pay

$82,052 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: $82K
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Quality Assurance Manager Career Path

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QA Manager
Jun. 28, 2019

“So far what I have seen in here is warm welcome and 110%support from management.”

Streamline Healthcare SolutionsStreamline Healthcare Solutions
QA Manager
Oct. 1, 2021

“Streamline Healthcare helped to grow from associate to manager level.. Good work culture and supporting leads.”

Senior QA Lead
Jun. 16, 2020

“I feel so grateful to work with so much of young talents and energetic geeks here.”

QA Lead
Oct. 3, 2021

“Too much of freedom is not very good for sometime for someone not self initiative.”

Whip MediaWhip Media
Quality Assurance Manager
Jul. 1, 2021

“Commuter benefits if you don't drive or electric vehicle charging if you have an EV.”

Power Home RemodelingPower Home Remodeling
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Mar. 30, 2020

“It seems like an anomaly but you genuinely work with people who become great friends.”

QA Management Trainee
Oct. 6, 2020

“Good opportunity if you aim to join the CPE/ education sector which I presume to be a meaningful career.”

Menasha PackagingMenasha Packaging
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Jun. 29, 2021

“While working with this company I have got numerous opportunities to learn and grow and many a times have got to work independently .”

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