Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, Heavy Industrial Salary

An average Heavy Industrial Quality Assurance Engineer in the United States can expect to take home roughly $67K per year. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Heavy Industrial Quality Assurance Engineers who answered the questionnnaire. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,941 - $87,403
$46K
$67K
$87K
MEDIAN: $66,579
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$45,941 - $87,403  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $9,696  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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$48,345 - $89,463  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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Job Description for Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, Heavy Industrial

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, Heavy Industrial

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average beginner in this position makes around $57K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $83K. Heavy Industrial Quality Assurance Engineers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $68K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $80K.

Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, Heavy Industrial Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, Heavy Industrial?

Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, Heavy Industrial in Columbia:
"Have Patience."
Do you research, present the data, save your work, and move on. If management doesn't see the benefits in what you've suggested right away, they will when the customer complaints start rolling in. Then, you can implement your solution quickly and look like a rock star.

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Key Stats for Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, Heavy Industrial

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, Heavy Industrial Salaries

Mid-Career
▲22%

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$68,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None:
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