Quality control analyst - Salary and Career
Production Control Technicians

Quality control analyst - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They inspect the receipt and organize the storage and movement of inputs, verify compliance of processes, release products and services, work in accordance with technical, quality and safety standards and procedures and demonstrate mastery of specific technical knowledge in the area.

How much does an Quality control analyst earn

A Quality control analyst earns between $1.497 and $8.955 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.455 and a median salary of $2.675 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 36.215 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Quality control analyst

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.455 41.460 864 16
1º Quartile 1.497 17.965 374 7
Median Salary 2.675 32.104 669 13
3º Quartile 6.830 81.956 1.707 32
Higher Salary 8.955 107.463 2.239 42


Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • other mid-level technicians
      • middle level technicians in industrial operations
        • production control technicians

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Main workplaces

Production Control Technicians they exercise their functions in agricultural, industrial, commercial and service companies, as salaried employees, with a formal contract. They work individually, with occasional supervision, indoors, in shifts, during the day and night. They may remain in uncomfortable positions for long periods, work at great heights and may be exposed to the action of toxic materials, radiation, intense noise and high temperatures. In the development of some activities, they may be subject to special conditions, such as confined work.


What does it take to work in the field of Production Control Technicians

For the exercise of these occupations, a minimum of high school education is required, plus basic qualification courses, which can vary from two hundred to four hundred class hours. The full performance of the activities occurs after one or two years of experience.


Functions and activities of Quality control analyst

Production Control Technicians must:

  • inspect inputs receipt;
  • work safely;
  • organize storage and movement of inputs;
  • organize storage and handling of inputs;
  • check process compliance;
  • release products and services;
  • check process conformity;
  • inspect input receipt;
  • inspect receipt of inputs;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • have technical knowledge;

  • Activities

    • update receipt controls;
    • teamwork;
    • handle microcomputers;
    • acquire skills in using the quality tool (statistics);
    • inform responsible persons about non-conforming products and services;
    • issue product and service release;
    • identify input with storage address;
    • implement corrective actions for market complaints;
    • report unsafe working conditions;
    • check the location of receipt, according to the characteristics of the inputs;
    • check the place of receipt, according to the characteristics of the inputs;
    • inspect hygiene and cleanliness;
    • check conditions of use of tools and instruments;
    • check input specifications;
    • identify storage location;
    • operate mail sorting machine;
    • use epi, according to safety standards;
    • check hygienic and cleaning conditions of storage places;
    • demonstrate dynamism;
    • send samples for analysis;
    • monitor compliance with rules and procedures;
    • check maximum storage capacity limit;
    • maintain credibility;
    • check product specifications, as per standard;
    • show technical ability;
    • meet legal and technical deadlines for product and service release;
    • select storage area;
    • register non-conforming inputs;
    • analyze process control reports;
    • check the hygienic and cleanliness conditions of the storage places;
    • operate laboratory equipment;
    • acting responsibly;
    • evaluate unloading conditions;
    • check input receipt documents;
    • check transportation conditions, hygiene, availability and time;
    • perform inspections and tests;
    • select instruments and work tools;
    • apply quality tools;
    • collect samples;
    • request preventive and corrective actions regarding safety;
    • issue product and service release;
    • handle instruments and work tools safely;
    • request storage of inputs;
    • control environmental conditions in the process;


    Sectors that hire Quality control analyst the most in the job market

    • temporary labor lease
    • manufacture of allopathic medicines for human use
    • refrigerator - cattle slaughter
    • engineering services
    • call services activities
    • retail sale of new cars, vans and utility vehicles
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • manufacture of raw sugar
    • development of computer programs and software in general
    • slaughter of birds




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