Average Quality Engineer Salary

$67,589
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,000
Bonus
$2,457
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Quality Engineer is $67,589.
10%
$52k
MEDIAN
$68k
90%
$90k
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Salary
$52k - $90k
Bonus
$983 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$300 - $7k
Total Pay
$50k - $92k

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Popular Skills for Quality Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Engineer

An entry-level Quality Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,863 based on 21 salaries. An early career Quality Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,362 based on 142 salaries. A mid-career Quality Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,613 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Quality Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,437 based on 53 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,500.
Employees with Quality Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 26.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Greenville, South Carolina (18.4% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (9.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 306 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.9%
Early Career
46.4%
Mid Career
23.2%
Experienced
17.3%
Late Career
6.2%