Quality Engineer Salary in the US

$73,880
per year
per month
$6,160
per month
per year
Bonus
$3,600/year
Commission
$1,800/year
Bonus
$300/month
Commission
$150/month

Quality Engineer - Average Salary

The average salary for a Quality Engineer is $73,880 per year ($6,160 per month), which is $20,390 (+38%) higher than the average salary in the United States.
A Quality Engineer can expect an average starting salary of $54,690. The highest salaries can exceed $107,640.
$54,690
Low
$73,880
Average salary
$107,640
High
$4,560
Low
$6,160
Average salary
$8,970
High
Total pay includes salary, bonus and commission.
$0
$63,700
$127,340
Salary$54,690 - 107,640
Bonus$0 - 10,500
Commission$0 - 9,200
Total Pay$54,690 - 127,340
$0
$5,310
$10,620
Salary$4,560 - 8,970
Bonus$0 - 880
Commission$0 - 770
Total Pay$4,560 - 10,620

Quality Engineer Salary Range

Low
$54,690
Average salary
$73,880
Senior
$85,560
High
$107,640
Low
$4,560
Average salary
$6,160
Senior
$7,130
High
$8,970
Among QA Engineers in the U.S., Entry Level Quality Assurance Engineers tend to have the lowest salaries, while Aerospace QA Engineers, Software Quality Engineers and Senior Quality Assurance Engineers enjoy the highest salaries.

Quality Engineer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Software Quality Engineer$95K/year
+28% 
Aerospace QA Engineer$92K/year
+24% 
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer$86K/year
+16% 
Associate Quality Engineer$86K/year
+16% 
Certified Quality Engineer$84K/year
+14% 
Manufacturing Quality Engineer$80K/year
+8% 
Quality Control Engineer$76K/year
+3% 
Supplier Quality Engineer$72K/year
 -3%
Air Quality Engineer$69K/year
 -6%
Entry Level Quality Assurance Engineer$64K/year
 -14%

Quality Engineer - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Quality Engineer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $63,390 per year. A mid level Quality Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $76,630, while a Senior Quality Engineer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $83,460. QA Engineers with more than 20 years of experience earn $85,320 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Quality Engineer

Late Career▲ +15%
Senior▲ +13%
Mid Level▲ +4%
Average Salary$73,880/year
Entry Level▼ -14%

Gender Breakdown

Female
30%
Male
70%

Quality Engineer - Jobs by Location

Quality Engineer - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Quality Engineer jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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