Quality Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Quality Engineer is $66,996 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$52,933 - $81,501
$53K
$67K
$82K
MEDIAN: $66,617
10%
50%
90%

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$17.50 - $33.06
$25
MEDIAN: $24.98
50%

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$0$84K
Salary $52,933 - $81,501
Bonus $2,500
Profit Sharing $200.00
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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$48,429 - $84,052
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $24.98
Overtime $45.00
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $2,500
Profit Sharing $200.00
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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$48,429 - $84,052
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

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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 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.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Quality Engineer


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Quality Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Quality Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 63 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Quality Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 26 salaries. A Quality Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 11 salaries.

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Key Stats for Quality Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Quality Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲6%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$66,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Skills That Affect Quality Engineer Salaries

National Average
$66,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼2%

Quality Improvement / QA
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 4%
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