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Quality Engineer, Medical Devices Salary

A Quality Engineer, Medical Devices earns an average salary of $67,956 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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$51,468 - $91,792
(Median)
$51K
$68K
$92K
MEDIAN: $67,955
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$16.84 - $53.88
(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
$51,468 - $91,792  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,168  
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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$51,272 - $97,169  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 908
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$16.84 - $53.88  
   
Overtime
$18.38 - $60.44  
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 - $9,168  
   
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).
)
$51,272 - $97,169  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 78

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

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Experience Affects Quality Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries




National Average
$70,000


Skills That Affect Quality Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

Project Management
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Statistical Analysis
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Risk Management / Risk Control
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Quality Improvement / QA
0%

minitab
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National Average
$70,000

Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Regulatory Compliance
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SQL
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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 169 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 8%
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