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Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, Heavy Industrial Salary (United States)

The average Heavy Industrial Quality Assurance Engineer in the United States earns approximately $66K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $8K and $16K, respectively — total cash payment to Heavy Industrial Quality Assurance Engineers can bottom out near $49K or peak near $88K depending on individual performance. Most Heavy Industrial Quality Assurance Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. Heavy Industrial Quality Assurance Engineers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 84 percent. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn vision coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, Heavy Industrial Salary (?
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$49,676 - $85,824
(Median)
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66K
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MEDIAN: $65,855
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Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, Heavy Industrial Salary (?
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$12.50 - $36.15
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$49,676 - $85,824  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,810  
Profit Sharing
$387.83 - $15,547  
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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$48,986 - $87,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 158
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.50 - $36.15  
   
Overtime
$18.12 - $49.77  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,810  
   
Profit Sharing
$387.83 - $15,547  
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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$48,986 - $87,880  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Job Description for Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, Heavy Industrial

  • 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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Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, Heavy Industrial Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
$67,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 10%