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Salaries for

Quality Engineer

Virginia Median
$84,000
National Median
$81,000
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

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Quality Engineer
Altec Industries , Inc. | Daleville, VA 6 days ago

Supplier Quality Engineer
Courtney Group Inc. | Winchester, VA 2 weeks ago

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
CoStar Group | Richmond, VA 2 weeks ago

Senior Data Quality Engineer
Gannett Co., Inc. | McLean, VA 2 weeks ago

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Quality Engineer

Quality engineers are responsible for monitoring the quality of manufactured goods and developing standards and processes for maintaining or improving quality. They can work in a variety of industries, including foods, electronics, textiles, and automobiles.

A typical day for a quality engineer may include:

  • Inspecting finished products and carefully assessing the quality across several samples from a particular line
  • Performing tests on sample products to determine how they stand up in inspections of durability, aesthetics, and other measures of quality
  • Collecting and analyzing data on product performance and quality, and preparing reports for upper management and other departments based on the findings.

Salaries for

Quality Engineer

Virginia Median
$84,000
National Median
$81,000
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

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Recent Jobs Posted

Quality Engineer
Altec Industries , Inc. | Daleville, VA 6 days ago

Supplier Quality Engineer
Courtney Group Inc. | Winchester, VA 2 weeks ago

Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
CoStar Group | Richmond, VA 2 weeks ago

Senior Data Quality Engineer
Gannett Co., Inc. | McLean, VA 2 weeks ago

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Top Pay by Location

These cities have the highest paying median for Quality Engineer
San Francisco, CA
$135,000
San Jose, CA
$119,000
New York, NY
$110,000
Irvine, CA
$105,000
San Diego, CA
$100,000
Los Angeles, CA
$100,000
Austin, TX
$95,000
Chicago, IL
$95,000
Salary information is calculated from job seeker profiles and job postings. Both hourly and yearly wages could be reported.

A typical day for a quality engineer may include:

  • Inspecting finished products and carefully assessing the quality across several samples from a particular line
  • Performing tests on sample products to determine how they stand up in inspections of durability, aesthetics, and other measures of quality
  • Collecting and analyzing data on product performance and quality, and preparing reports for upper management and other departments based on the findings.

Insider Tips

The typical average pay for quality engineers is $81,000 per year. While a bachelor's degree is required for most positions in quality engineering, those with a master's degree or additional certifications typically command higher salaries. The American Society for Quality (ASQ) offers several certifications for quality engineers that demonstrate proficiency and increase employability.