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Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer, Heavy Industrial Salary

For Heavy Industrial Quality Assurance Engineers, yearly average wages total $66K annually. Total cash earnings of Heavy Industrial Quality Assurance Engineers range from $48K on the low end to $87K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $8K and $15K, respectively. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The vast majority of Heavy Industrial Quality Assurance Engineers (84 percent) survey respondents are men.

$48,730 - $84,899
(Median)
$49K
$66K
$85K
MEDIAN: $66,319
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$13.00 - $36.15
(Median)
$13
$27
$36
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$48,730 - $84,899  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,861  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $15,050  
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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$47,672 - $86,739  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 150
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.00 - $36.15  
   
Overtime
$29.85 - $45.00  
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$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,861  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $15,050  
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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$47,672 - $86,739  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | 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 12%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$67,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 8%
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