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

The average pay for a Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer is $61,610 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Six Sigma Black Belt, Six Sigma Green Belt, and Project Management. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$44,039 - $82,678

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$13.43 - $30.63

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$44,039 - $82,678  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,057  
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $7,079  
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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$41,396 - $83,771  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,209
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.43 - $30.63  
   
Overtime
$20.12 - $46.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,057  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $7,079  
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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$41,396 - $83,771  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 192
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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

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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 6%

Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 4%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 1%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$61,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
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 273 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 9%
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