The average pay for a Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer is $58,813 per year. 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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$40,692 - $79,536
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MEDIAN: $58,813
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Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer Total Pay (?
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$12.65 - $30.24
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$40,692 - $79,536  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,839  
Profit Sharing
$397.32 - $7,150  
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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$39,251 - $81,011  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,795
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.65 - $30.24  
   
Overtime
$19.33 - $46.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,839  
   
Profit Sharing
$397.32 - $7,150  
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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$39,251 - $81,011  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,795
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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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National Average
$58,000
Atlanta
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Grand Rapids
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Indianapolis
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Columbus
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Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer Salaries

National Average
$58,000

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

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Data Analysis
up arrow 2%
National Average
$58,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
22%
female alumni
 
Male
78%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 9%
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