How much does a Quality Assurance Specialist I make in the United States? The average Quality Assurance Specialist I salary in the United States is $54,456 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $49,274 and $60,680. 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. 

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Job Description for Quality Assurance Specialist I

Quality Assurance Specialist I implements company and regulatory quality standards for product manufacturing. Knowledgeable of industry and governmental quality regulations. Being a Quality Assurance Specialist I audits and reviews quality data according to existing procedures. Documents results in required format. Additionally, Quality Assurance Specialist I may require an associate degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a manager. The Quality Assurance Specialist I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Quality Assurance Specialist I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Skills associated with Quality Assurance Specialist I: Total Quality Management (TQM), Kanban, Nondestructive Testing, Quality Assurance Process ...More

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