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Quality Control Inspectors Skills

Below are the skills needed to be quality control inspectors according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Quality Control Analysis3.53.12
Active Listening3.383.12
Critical Thinking3.123.38
Monitoring3.123.12
Reading Comprehension3.123.12

Quality Control Inspectors Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be quality control inspectors according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Oral Comprehension3.753.88
Oral Expression3.753.75
Near Vision3.53.62
Flexibility of Closure3.383.12
Problem Sensitivity3.383

Quality Control Inspectors Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be quality control inspectors according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Production and Processing3.43.41
Mathematics3.233.29
English Language3.142.92
Computers and Electronics2.572.69
Education and Training2.542.7

Quality Control Inspectors Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being quality control inspectors according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Getting Information4.163.45
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material4.123.7
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates3.843.65
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events3.743.8
Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards3.73.13

Quality Control Inspectors Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being quality control inspectors according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Attention to Detail4.59
Dependability4.33
Integrity4.16
Cooperation4.11
Initiative3.99

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Quality Control Inspectors

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Quality Control Inspectors jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim23,960 $41,980
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land16,650 $47,320
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington15,020 $41,660
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn13,970 $36,980
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell9,290 $37,660
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue8,590 $62,620
Cleveland-Elyria6,480 $42,470
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward6,190 $48,800
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale5,690 $39,990
Grand Rapids-Wyoming5,540 $31,160

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to quality control inspectors

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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