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Quality engineer salary in United States

How much does a Quality Engineer make in the United States?

Average base salary

$79,124
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a quality engineer is $79,124 per year in the United States. 8.1k salaries reported, updated at September 13, 2022

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Years of experiencePer year
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Quality Engineers in United States

  1. Wells Fargo
    3.7star
    42,911 reviews11 salaries reported
    $131,744per year
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Highest paying cities for Quality Engineers near United States

  1. Irvine, CA
    $86,246 per year
    88 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $85,947 per year
    68 salaries reported
  3. Detroit, MI
    $82,001 per year
    19 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $80,942 per year
    30 salaries reported
  2. Auburn Hills, MI
    $78,746 per year
    14 salaries reported
  3. Indianapolis, IN
    $78,142 per year
    24 salaries reported
  1. Huntsville, AL
    $76,979 per year
    12 salaries reported
  2. Troy, MI
    $76,685 per year
    14 salaries reported
  3. Grand Rapids, MI
    $74,486 per year
    44 salaries reported
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Where can a Quality Engineer earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Quality Engineers

Most recommended certification

Certified Quality Auditor

(earn +8.47% more)

The jobs requiring this certification have increase by 40.68% since 2018. Quality Engineers with this certification earn +8.47% more than the average base salary, which is $79,124 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
20125492increase by 5492
201314533increase by 164.62%
201411995decrease by 17.46%
20155370decrease by 55.23%
20166390increase by 18.99%
20174123decrease by 35.48%
20183218decrease by 21.95%
20194527increase by 40.68%

Top companies hiring Quality Engineers with the recommended certification

SunPower
Katalyst Healthcares & Life Sciences
STIHL Inc.
Android Industries
Alarm.com
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Top schools offering Certified Quality Auditor

Delta College

207 reviews

COS Training Resource Center

Delaware Technical Community College

Top skills
Test Automation
+37.17%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
73 jobs123
15 jobs17
59 jobs75
33 jobs50
58 jobs86
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Most common benefits for Quality Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 566 ratings

60% of Quality Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Quality Assurance Engineer

20,904 job openings

Average $67,518 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Quality Engineer

As a quality engineer how can I know if I am being paid fairly?

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