Quality Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Quality Engineer is $66,143 per year.

$49,303 - $90,415
(Median)
$49K
$66K
$90K
MEDIAN: $66,142
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50%
90%

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$15.32 - $39.15
(Median)
$15
$22
$39
MEDIAN: $21.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$49,303 - $90,415  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,054  
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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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$45,876 - $88,937  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.32 - $39.15  
   
Overtime
$30.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,054  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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).
)
$45,876 - $88,937  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Job Description for Quality Engineer

The job of a quality engineer is to generate a specific plan for improving the business with external suppliers. These plans are usually generated every month. You also present the plan to your supervisor, who is usually a more advanced engineer. To be successful at this job, you must be well-versed with computers. Also, it is required to have a bachelor’s degree in engineering and a minimum of three years of experience in quality insurance.

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Quality Engineer Tasks

  • Develop cost effective processes for discarded or rejected products, materials, and equipment not meeting specifications.
  • Confer and monitor inspection staff procedures, product specifications and project status.
  • Develop and implement manufacturing methods for inspection and testing to promote efficient staff and facility utilization.
  • Plan and direct production and development operations to ensure conformance to specifications and make necessary process or assembly adjustments.

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Pay by Experience Level for Quality Engineer

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

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Experience Affects Quality Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Quality Engineer Salaries

National Average
$65,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 4%

Quality Improvement / QA
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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