Quality Engineering Manager Salary

Quality Engineering Managers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent just below two-thirds of Quality Engineering Managers. Salaries average out to around $93K annually and spread from $65K to $147K per year. For the most part, Quality Engineering Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. In this profession, most enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a large number have vision insurance, as well. Men make up the majority of Quality Engineering Managers (68 percent) survey respondents. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$69,697 - $138,921
$70K
$94K
$140K
MEDIAN: $93,977
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50%
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$0$146K
Salary $69,697 - $138,921
Bonus $986 - $19,280
Profit Sharing $3,904
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$68,647 - $146,560
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 95

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Job Description for Quality Engineering Manager

A quality engineering manager generally works at large companies that manufacture products, ensuring the various departments are working effectively to produce a quality product. This is a leadership position that may require overseeing several quality managers, providing guidance and discipline as necessary. A quality engineering manager works with their team to make sure that effective training programs are in place, and if not, what can be done to improve existing programs. These managers evaluate the production process and try to make any needed improvements to ensure products meet quality standards.

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Quality Engineering Manager Tasks

  • Create and implement strategies to increase quality and customization of products.
  • Know and communicate industry and internal standards.
  • Analyze data, identify opportunities and disseminate findings.
  • Oversee change management and data collection for quality projects.
  • Lead investigation into quality problems and quality processes, making recommendations.

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As Quality Engineering Managers make advancements to positions like Quality Manager, salaries may go down sharply. Usually, Quality Managers make $73K.

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Popular Skills for Quality Engineering Manager


Job skills reported by Quality Engineering Managers are limited. Most notably, facility with Quality Improvement / QA and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 41 percent and 17 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Quality Assurance / Quality Control. Those with knowledge of Manufacturing Process Engineering tend to be skilled in Quality Assurance / Quality Control as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Engineering Manager

Pay by Experience for a Quality Engineering Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Quality Engineering Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Quality Engineering Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Quality Engineering Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 49 salaries. A Quality Engineering Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 23 salaries.

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Key Stats for Quality Engineering Manager

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Quality Engineering Manager Salaries

▲8%

▲7%

National Average
$97,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼20%

Skills That Affect Quality Engineering Manager Salaries

Quality Improvement / QA
▲40%

Project Management
▲16%


National Average
$97,000

Total Quality Management (TQM)
▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 4%
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