Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer is $62,155 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Problem Solving and Six Sigma Black Belt. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$44,524 - $83,920
(Median)
$45K
$62K
$84K
MEDIAN: $62,154
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$13.46 - $31.60
(Median)
$13
$21
$32
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$44,524 - $83,920  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,650  
Profit Sharing
$10.21 - $7,830  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$42,007 - $85,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,326
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.46 - $31.60  
   
Overtime
$20.53 - $46.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,650  
   
Profit Sharing
$10.21 - $7,830  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$42,007 - $85,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 194
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Job Description for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer

Quality assurance (QA)/quality control (QC) engineers are responsible for ensuring the quality of products and services produced by their company. They oversee the manufacturing of products and they are involved in every stage of making a product--from development and manufacturing to packaging.

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Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer Tasks

  • Review and approve quality requirements for manufacturing planning, supplier purchase orders, and engineering specifications to ensure contract compliance.
  • Develop, document, and audit practices, program quality, and metrics reporting system.
  • Perform and coordinate inspections and determine quality assurance testing models of raw materials and finished products.
  • Prepare, document, and execute detailed test plans, test cases, and defect reports.

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Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,058

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Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer Salaries




National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer Salaries

Problem Solving
up arrow 17%




Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 3%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 3%

Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 3%

National Average
$62,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 259 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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