The average salary for a Mid-Career Quality Engineer, Medical Devices is $80,256.
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Job Description for Quality Engineer, Medical Devices
Quality engineers for medical devices are responsible for all aspects of quality assurance in the design and production of medical device products. They must design and implement tests that effectively, efficiently monitor the quality of the medical device in each stage of the production process. Due to the vital nature of the medical device field, quality engineers for medical devices must adhere to strict guidelines for quality and risk. Quality engineers work with clients, other internal de…Read more
Quality Engineer, Medical Devices Tasks
- Support new product development for design and quality related functions.
- Initiate standards and methods for inspection, testing, and evaluation.
- Responsible for product maintenance.
Popular Employer Salaries for Quality Engineer, Medical Devices
The top respondents for the job title Quality Engineer, Medical Devices are from the companies Medtronic, Inc., Boston Scientific Corporation and Stryker Corp.. Reported salaries are highest at CR Bard, Inc. where the average pay is $85,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Abbott Laboratories and Becton, Dickinson and Company, earning around $84,062 and $83,493, respectively. Boston Scientific Corporation pays the lowest at around $78,325. Medtronic, Inc. and Stryker Corp. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $81,413 and $81,603, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Quality Engineer, Medical Devices
Quality Improvement / QA
Skills in Risk Management / Risk Control and Statistical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Regulatory Compliance, Quality Improvement / QA and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.
Pay by Experience Level for Quality Engineer, Medical Devices
An entry-level Quality Engineer, Medical Devices with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,241 based on 398 salaries. An early career Quality Engineer, Medical Devices with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,045 based on 1,160 salaries. An experienced Quality Engineer, Medical Devices with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,328 based on 297 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $93,088.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Quality Engineer, Medical Devices in their job title in Irvine, California earn an average of 13.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (8.0% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (4.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (6.2% less), Salt Lake City, Utah (4.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.1% less).
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