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.

$49,832 - $90,893
$50K
$67K
$91K
MEDIAN: $66,996
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50%
90%

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$15.21 - $39.45
$15
$22
$39
MEDIAN: $21.93
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$49,832 - $90,893  
   
Bonus
$502 - $8,243  
Profit Sharing
$400.00  
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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$46,548 - $89,308  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 91
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $39.45  
   
Overtime
$30.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$502 - $8,243  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00  
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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$46,548 - $89,308  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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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.

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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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Key Stats for Quality Engineer

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Quality Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

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 7 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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