A Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer earns an average salary of $63,265 per year. A skill in Six Sigma Black Belt is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$46,666 - $87,010
(Median)
$47K
$63K
$87K
MEDIAN: $63,264
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$14.32 - $34.82
(Median)
$14
$22
$35
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$46,666 - $87,010  
   
Bonus
$308.37 - $8,002  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,500  
Commission
$1,000  
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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$43,195 - $88,275  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 934
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.32 - $34.82  
   
Overtime
$15.72 - $45.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$308.37 - $8,002  
   
Commission
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,500  
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).
)
$43,195 - $88,275  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 159
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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: $62,937

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




National Average
$63,000


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



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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 124 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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