Quality Manager Salary

The average salary for a Quality Manager in the UK is:


Job profile for a Quality Manager

To take responsibility for the maintenance of the quality management system including organising, developing, training, monitoring and day to day administration of the QA department. To maintain accreditation and extend scope as requested. To formulate and implement the company quality management policy. To ensure the requirements of ISO 9000 are met on a continuing basis for all the tests on the scope of accreditation. To ensure that all internal audits are carried out on schedule and that corrective actions are carried out in a timely manner. To ensure that management reviews are conducted regularly and that follow up actions are implemented. To ensure that all complaints are thoroughly investigated and appropriate corrective actions are carried out. To be responsible for all communications with accreditation body and to act as the main client contact in matters relating to quality. To be aware of, and participate in, any external audits, any suitable internal or external collaborative or proficiency trials that are deemed appropriate. To create new controlled documents, such as worksheets. To monitor and control the internal analytical quality control programme. To create and deliver effective training programmes. To maintain and review all quality management manuals, ensuring they reflect current policies and practices. To process all requests for amendments to controlled documents and reports. To monitor all accreditation body publications relevant to testing laboratories and ensure that current issues of all relevant documents are available. To ensure that all laboratory activities are documented and are carried out in line with current standard operating procedures and to ensure that all staff are aware of and have access to all relevant SOPs. To assist the Quality Technician in the calibration of calibrated equipment when required and to maintain calibrated equipment records and all associated documentation.

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Quality Manager Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £31,750.

The average salary in 2009 was £32,676, based on 71 respondents (a difference of 3% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £32,622, based on 104 respondents (a difference of 0% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £35,183, based on 105 respondents (a difference of 8% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £36,100, based on 56 respondents (a difference of 3% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Quality Manager based on all salary survey responses is: £32,420

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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 Manager is £17.2.

Assorted Quality Manager Salary Information

£37,680North West10-October-20
£40,775North West19-December-17
£25,000Yorkshire and North East10-August-17
£41,000North West22-November-16
£25,000South East20-March-15
£25,000South East20-March-15
£30,000East of England15-January-15
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
Graph of Quality Manager salary data

Quality Manager Salary By UK Region

£32,250Yorkshire and North East
£34,537South East
£32,412South West
£32,467North West
£24,500Northern Ireland
£23,000East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Quality Manager, 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: £25,798 for a worker in their 20s, £33,710 (30s), £39,901 (40s) and £39,901 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Quality Manager is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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