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

A Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer earns an average salary of $60,835 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Six Sigma Black Belt, Project Management, and Six Sigma Green Belt. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
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$42,676 - $81,823
(Median)
$43K
$61K
$82K
MEDIAN: $60,834
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$13.35 - $30.82
(Median)
$13
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$42,676 - $81,823  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,123  
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $7,063  
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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$40,823 - $83,161  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,229
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.35 - $30.82  
   
Overtime
$20.28 - $46.38  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,123  
   
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $7,063  
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).
)
$40,823 - $83,161  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 187

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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.

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




National Average
$61,000


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




Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 7%


Statistical Analysis
up arrow 2%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
0%

National Average
$61,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 325 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 10%