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Find out how to become a quality officer in the administration and business sector. Discover information on salary, growth, stability and occupational expectations.

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The current average salary of an Quality Officer is $70,000 - 95,000 annually


What does a quality officer do?

Quality officers are concerned with maintaining the standard quality and requirements for their business’ products or services. Employment for this role is expected to grow very strongly to 2022, from 52,400 workers in 2017 to 59,900 by 2022. 26,000 job openings are expected over this time from workers leaving and new jobs being created.

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What skills do you need to be a quality officer?

Quality officers must have an exceptional eye for detail, strong organisational skills, and the ability to effectively supervise others. 

  • Have keen attention to detail to ensure all products and services meet standard requirements
  • Have a strong, thorough knowledge of business’ established quality standards
  • Excellent communication skills in providing feedback and pinpointing improvements where needed
  • Ability to work well and collaborate within a team environment
  • Ability to hire and train new team members
  • Strong organisational skills for preparing documents and collecting data
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Quality officer quick facts

Quality officers can be found in most industries and are mainly comprised of full-time workers. Here are a few quick facts on the role of a quality officer.

  • Average Hours Worked
    40.9 full-time hours per week vs. all jobs average of 40 hours
  • Main Industries
    Public administration and safety; professional, manufacturing; and professional, scientific, and technical services
  • Average qualification level
    29.2% Bachelor Degree

* All information on this page has been complied using figures from and the Australian Government's - all figures are indications only, and are accurate at time of publication. Please do your own research before selecting a course or career.

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