Average Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer Salary

$66,080
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$2,631
Bonus
$2,048
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The average salary for a Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer is $66,080.
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$89k
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What Do Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineers Do?

Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer Tasks
  • Perform and coordinate inspections and determine quality assurance testing models of raw materials and finished products.
  • Prepare, document, and execute detailed test plans, test cases, and defect reports.
  • Review and approve quality requirements for manufacturing planning, supplier purchase orders, and engineering specifications to ensure contract compliance.
  • Develop, document, and audit practices, program quality, and metrics reporting system.

Job Satisfaction for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer

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Popular Employer Salaries for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer are from the companies UTC Aerospace Systems, Northrop Grumman Corporation and Pratt and Whitney. Reported salaries are highest at The Boeing Company where the average pay is $78,885. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include General Electric Co (GE) and Pratt and Whitney, earning around $77,200 and $76,000, respectively. Ulliman Schutte pays the lowest at around $63,484. Robert Bosch LLC and UTC Aerospace Systems also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $64,423 and $68,986, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineers?

Skills in Quality Improvement / QA and Process Improvement are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Data Analysis and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineers?

An entry-level Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,603 based on 122 salaries. An early career Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,640 based on 849 salaries. A mid-career Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,934 based on 396 salaries. An experienced Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,937 based on 334 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $77,298.
Employees with Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 10.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (9.5% more) and Chicago, Illinois (5.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (7.5% less), Indianapolis, Indiana (4.9% less) and Columbus, Ohio (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,884 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.5%
Early Career
45.1%
Mid Career
21.0%
Experienced
17.7%
Late Career
9.7%