Quality Engineer, Medical Devices Salary

A Quality Engineer, Medical Devices earns an average salary of $67,545 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.
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$51,075 - $91,436
(Median)
$51K
$68K
$91K
MEDIAN: $67,545
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$16.75 - $53.95
(Median)
$17
$30
$54
MEDIAN: $30
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$51,075 - $91,436  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,159  
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $8,340  
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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$50,887 - $96,885  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 896
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$16.75 - $53.95  
   
Overtime
$18.38 - $60.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,159  
   
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $8,340  
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).
)
$50,887 - $96,885  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 77

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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




National Average
$69,000


Skills That Affect Quality Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

minitab
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Project Management
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Risk Management / Risk Control
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Statistical Analysis
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
0%

Quality Improvement / QA
0%

National Average
$69,000

Regulatory Compliance
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SQL
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Excel
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Matlab
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Pro/Engineer
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Visual Basic (VB)
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 176 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 8%