Quality Engineer, Medical Devices Salary (United States)

A Quality Engineer, Medical Devices earns an average salary of $67,166 per year. A skill in Risk Management / Risk Control is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Quality Engineer, Medical Devices Total Pay (?
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$49,763 - $91,030
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MEDIAN: $67,165
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Quality Engineer, Medical Devices Total Pay (?
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$15.61 - $54.56
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$49,763 - $91,030  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,057  
Profit Sharing
$404.06 - $6,488  
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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$49,184 - $96,737  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 894
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$15.61 - $54.56  
   
Overtime
$17.47 - $65.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,057  
   
Profit Sharing
$404.06 - $6,488  
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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$49,184 - $96,737  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 894
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Job Description for Quality Engineer, Medical Devices
Quality engineers for medical devices are responsible for all aspects of quality assurance in the design and production of medical device products. They must design and implement tests that effectively, efficiently monitor the quality of the medical device in each stage of the production process. Due to the vital nature of the medical device field, quality engineers for medical devices must adhere to strict guidelines for quality and risk. Quality engineers work with clients, other internal departments, and regulatory agencies to establish precise requirements for new product standards. They then design and test the new product at various stages of the production process to ensure these standards are met. They periodically review older testing standards to ensure they meet current industry and client requirements. Once tests are completed, quality engineers provide feedback to design engineers on how to improve quality and meet product specifications as necessary.
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Quality Engineer, Medical Devices Tasks
  • Responsible for product maintenance.
  • Initiate standards and methods for inspeciton, testing, and evaluation.
  • Support new product development for design and quality related functions.

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Experience Affects Quality Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

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$69,000

Skills That Affect Quality Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

Risk Management / Risk Control
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Project Management
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Statistical Analysis
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minitab
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
0%
Quality Improvement / QA
0%
Microsoft Word
0%
National Average
$69,000
Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Regulatory Compliance
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SQL
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Matlab
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Pro/Engineer
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Visual Basic (VB)
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Gender
Female
34%
female alumni
 
Male
66%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 8%
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