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

The average pay for a Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer is $59,478 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management, Six Sigma Green Belt, Six Sigma Black Belt, and Lean Manufacturing. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer Total Pay (?
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$40,746 - $80,427
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MEDIAN: $59,477
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Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer Total Pay (?
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$13.31 - $30.06
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,746 - $80,427  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,044  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $7,270  
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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$39,648 - $81,622  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,649
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.31 - $30.06  
   
Overtime
$19.87 - $47.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,044  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $7,270  
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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$39,648 - $81,622  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,649
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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 Difference By Location

Milwaukee
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Seattle
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St. Louis
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Los Angeles
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Chicago
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Phoenix
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$59,000
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Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer Salaries

National Average
$59,000

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

Lean Manufacturing
up arrow 14%
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 4%
Data Analysis
up arrow 1%
National Average
$59,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%
Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 5%
up arrow 8%
SolidWorks
up arrow 10%

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Gender

Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 9%
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