Quality Assurance Auditor Salary

The average salary for a Quality Assurance Auditor in the UK is:


Job profile for a Quality Assurance Auditor

As a Quality Assurance auditor, I am required to audit study Protocols, Reports, Study Data and other documentation for compliance with Good Labratory Practice regulations and compile an audit report which is fed back to the Study Director and their Management. The other important part of the job is inspections. An auditor will condut inspections on Study specific procedures, Process based procedures, inspections of the Faility as a whole, as well as facility inspections of external Subcontractors. The role also includes liaison with Sponsors (clients), and the Good Laboratory Practice Monitoring Authority (GLPMA) who inspect our facility for compliance and issue us with a certificate of compliance. I am a GLP auditor, but there are also GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) and GCP/GCPv Good Clinial Practice/Good Clinical Practice Vetinary) auditors. Their roles are similar to mine but just invole slightly different regulations.

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Quality Assurance Auditor Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £26,000.

The average salary in 2010 was £20,980, based on 1 respondents (a difference of 0% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £21,233, based on 3 respondents (a difference of 1% from the 2010 figure.

The median salary for a Quality Assurance Auditor based on all salary survey responses is: £19,200

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Quality Assurance Auditor is £10.39.

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Quality Assurance Auditor Salary By UK Region

These figures use non-job specific statistical weighting from our salary data pool and also include for comparison the salaries for a Quality Assurance Auditor job in US Dollars based on a recent exchante rate (last rate update 02/05/2013 with a pound to dollar exchange rate 1.56) for comparisons for our international visitors
Salary US Dollars Region
£18283 $28521.48 North West
£22646 $35327.76 London
£16621 $25928.76 Yorkshire and North East
£18076 $28198.56 South West
£21400 $33384 South East
£17660 $27549.6 Scotland
£18699 $29170.44 Northern Ireland
£17452 $27225.12 Wales
£19322 $30142.32 Midlands
£17245 $26902.2 East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Quality Assurance Auditor, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £15,582 for a worker in their 20s, £20,361 (30s), £24,101 (40s) and £24,101 (50s).
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