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Quality Engineer Salary

$75,611 (USD)

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Last updated: May 25, 2019

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The average pay for a Quality Engineer is $75,611 a year and $36 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Quality Engineer is between $53,613 and $93,612. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Monitors, inspects, and evaluates products to ensure pre-determined quality standards are met.
  • Develops and updates testing-related documentation, including test cases, plans, and flaw-reporting procedures.
Quality Engineer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Quality Engineer jobs: 95,901

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City...

Quality Engineer Job Listings for United States

Software Quality Engineer- Manual/Black Box testing
May 15
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Richmar Associates Inc.
SQA Engineers are responsible for the quality of the software that is shipped to customers, used in manufacture of medical devices, used in the company's quality system, and system software that is ...
Software Quality Engineer
May 15
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
The Armada Group
As a Software Quality Engineer, you will be responsible responsible for the creation, submission, execution, and review of software test protocols in the Software Quality department. Contribute to ...
Principal Quality Systems Engineer
May 14
San Francisco, CA, USA
Juul Labs
The Principal Quality Systems Engineer develops, establishes and maintains quality engineering methodologies, systems, and practices which meet FDA CFR 820/210/ISO 13485 regulatory, customer, and ...
Software Quality Engineer
Apr 8
Englewood, CO, USA
DSG Systems, Inc.
... Quality Engineering process with a focus on regulatory compliance. Supports regulatory compliance and quality objectives, process improvement activities and development of Quality Management System. ...
Staff Software Quality Engineer
Apr 6
San Diego, CA, USA
Position may be responsible for various aspects of Software Engineering, including supervision of support personnel and/or administration of specific aspects of the software and/or quality system.
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