Entry-Level Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer Salary

Entry-Level Quality Control Engineers take home an average $61K annually. With some bonuses approaching $7K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $5K, overall incomes of Entry-Level Quality Control Engineers spread between $40K and $79K depending on individual performance. Most Entry-Level Quality Control Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most Entry-Level Quality Control Engineers survey respondents are men (70 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$46,283 - $77,925
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$61K
$78K
MEDIAN: $60,886
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$12.58 - $29.23
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$0$79K
Salary $46,283 - $77,925
Bonus $198.66 - $7,595
Profit Sharing $490.68 - $4,932
Commission $1,000
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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$39,412 - $79,870
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 576
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $12.58 - $29.23
Overtime $17.58 - $42.73
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $198.66 - $7,595
Commission $1,000
Profit Sharing $490.68 - $4,932
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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$39,412 - $79,870
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 111

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,040

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Quality Control Engineers, Detroit offers exceptional salaries, 36 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Quality Control Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Atlanta (+22 percent), Boston (+17 percent), Chicago (+13 percent), and Greenville (+11 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Quality Control Engineer's salary, with Grand Rapids Entry-Level Quality Control Engineers earning salaries that are 30 percent less than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Columbus (9 percent lower) and Denver (8 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 115 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) Engineer Salaries

Six Sigma Black Belt
▲10%

Project Management
▲8%

Six Sigma Green Belt
▲7%

Statistical Analysis
▲5%

SolidWorks
▲5%

autodesk autocad
▲3%


Process Improvement
▲2%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼0%

Data Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$60,000

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼5%


Microsoft Word
▼6%

AutoCAD
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 115 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 10%
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