Quality Engineer, Medical Devices Salary

The average pay for a Quality Engineer, Medical Devices is $69,258 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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$51,962 - $92,528
(Median)
$52K
$69K
$93K
MEDIAN: $69,257
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$17.19 - $50.67
(Median)
$17
$30
$51
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$51,962 - $92,528  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,683  
Profit Sharing
$203.32 - $7,693  
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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$51,547 - $98,115  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,063
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$17.19 - $50.67  
   
Overtime
$24.81 - $59.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,683  
   
Profit Sharing
$203.32 - $7,693  
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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$51,547 - $98,115  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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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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National Average: $70,655

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Experience Affects Quality Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries




National Average
$71,000


Skills That Affect Quality Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

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

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$71,000

Microsoft Office
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Regulatory Compliance
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SolidWorks
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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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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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 164 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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