A Quality Engineer, Medical Devices earns an average salary of $66,895 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.
Quality Engineer, Medical Devices Total Pay (?
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$49,557 - $90,358
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MEDIAN: $66,895
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Quality Engineer, Medical Devices Total Pay (?
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$15.43 - $54.64
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$49,557 - $90,358  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,022  
Profit Sharing
$401.34 - $6,211  
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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$49,212 - $95,593  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 922
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$15.43 - $54.64  
   
Overtime
$17.62 - $63.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,022  
   
Profit Sharing
$401.34 - $6,211  
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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$49,212 - $95,593  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 922
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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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Pay Difference By Location
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Experience Affects Quality Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

National Average
$68,000

Skills That Affect Quality Engineer, Medical Devices Salaries

Project Management
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Quality Improvement / QA
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National Average
$68,000
Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Gender
Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 8%
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