Education and Training in Pharma
Quality Job Description & Salaries

Quality Background

Potential Job Roles and Salaries

What kind of roles would I be suitable for based on my quality background?
Depending on your current work experience, here are some of the typical roles you could retrain into and the expected salaries.

Documentation Specialist

The individual responsible for the writing, distribution, collection, storage and maintenance of a company’s documentation. In highly regulated industries, these activities are a requirement for regulatory compliance.

Some companies might call this role: Document Controller, Documentation Coordinator

Quality Job Description & Salaries
  • Starting Salary: €25,000 to €28,000
  • After 2 Years: €28,000 to €33,000
  • After 5 Years: €33,000 to €38,000
Quality Job Description & Salaries
  • Starting Salary: $38,000
  • After 2 Years: $47,500
  • After 5 Years: $57,000

Quality Assurance Associate

Monitors and records results from processes and procedures within manufacturing industries. Results are continually compared to predetermined expected ranges and any deviation from expected results leads to corrective measures.

Some companies might call this role: QA Associate, Quality Assurance (QA) Technician, QA Specialist

Quality Job Description & Salaries
  • Starting Salary: €30,000 to €36,000
  • After 2 Years: €36,000 to €45,000
  • After 5 Years: €45,000 to €50,000
Quality Job Description & Salaries
  • Starting Salary: $38,840
  • After 2 Years: $48,550
  • After 5 Years: $58,260

Quality Control Associate

Tests the product of a manufacturing process to ensure that it meets with predefined criteria. The completion of this quality check ensures that the final product is safe to release for sale or distribution.

Some companies might call this role: QC Associate, Quality Control (QC) Technician, QC Specialist

Quality Job Description & Salaries
  • Starting Salary: €30,000 to €36,000
  • After 2 Years: €36,000 to €45,000
  • After 5 Years: €45,000 to €50,000
Quality Job Description & Salaries
  • Starting Salary: $38,840
  • After 2 Years: $48,550
  • After 5 Years: $58,260

Quality Engineer

Works within the quality team to ensure the overall quality of a manufactured product and are tasked with creating documentation, devising quality tests and defining the criteria a test result should meet. They play a key role in fixing issues when they arise.

Some companies might call this role: QA Engineer, QC Engineer

Quality Job Description & Salaries
  • Starting Salary: €30,000 to €40,000
  • After 2 Years: €40,000 to €50,000
  • After 5 Years: €50,000 to €60,000
Quality Job Description & Salaries
  • Starting Salary: $50,400
  • After 2 Years: $99,250
  • After 5 Years: $110,100

What Courses Do I Need to Take?

What courses do I need to take to successfully retrain for a quality role in this sector?

You would need to take our 30-Week Certificate in eBioPharmaChem.

Quality Job Description & Salaries

This 30-week academically accredited Certificate will help you find an operator/technician role within the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device manufacturing industry.

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What Courses Do I Need to Take?

What courses do I need to take to successfully retrain for a quality role in this sector?

You would need to take our 50-Week Certificate in e-BioPharma Validation.

Quality Job Description & Salaries

This 12-Month academically accredited Certificate will prepare you for a validation role within the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device manufacturing industry.

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Available Jobs

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References

Salaries calculated as 80%, 100% and 120% of BLS averages.

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