QUALITY ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$78,000
$59,000
Min 10%
$78,000
Median 50%
$103,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.3 years
How much does a quality engineer make?
As a Quality Engineer in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $78,423 per year or $37.7 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $103,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $59,000. Professional companies and Manufacturing companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The top 5 states when it comes to Quality Engineer salaries are California, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Delaware. The typical tenure for a Quality Engineer is 3.3 years.

Average Quality Engineer Salary By Company

Quality Engineers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Most Quality Engineer jobs are in Professional companies and Professional companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Quality Engineers are Microsoft and Google. Companies like eBay and VMware also report very competitive wages for Quality Engineers.

Average Quality Engineer Salary By Location

Across America, Quality Engineers make on average $78,423 annually or $37.7 hourly. San Francisco, CA reports the highest Quality Engineer salaries at $86,387 per year. Even an entry-level Quality Engineer makes $52,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. Some of the states with the best Quality Engineer salaries are California, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, New York, and Massachusetts. Utah, Hawaii, Vermont, Wyoming, and Montana have the lowest reported salaries for Quality Engineers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$86,387
2
Seattle, WA
$78,037
3
New York, NY
$77,156
4
Houston, TX
$75,585
5
Natick, MA
$75,535

Average Quality Engineer Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Quality Engineer works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Retail companies, Internet companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Quality Engineers. Retail companies pay their Quality Engineers the highest wages, averaging $81,012 per year. Internet companies and Professional companies pay well too, at $80,916 and $80,118, respectively. The types of companies that pay Quality Engineers the least are in the Manufacturing industry, where the average annual salary is $76,830.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Retail
$81,012
2
Internet
$80,916
3
Professional
$80,118
4
Pharmaceutical
$78,171
5
Automotive
$78,096

RECENTLY ADDED Quality Engineer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Ciresi & Morek
Quality Engineer
10/31/2019
$70,000
Bay Area Air Quality Management District (Baaqmd)
Quality Engineer
10/31/2019
$91,512
Volt
Quality Engineer
10/30/2019
$87,654
Konik Primestaff
Quality Engineer
10/29/2019
$75,000
Aventure Staffing
Quality Engineer
10/29/2019
$60,000
Technical People
Quality Engineer
10/28/2019
$80,000
Idaho Division of Human Resources
Quality Engineer
10/28/2019
$35,027
Cybercoders
Quality Engineer
10/28/2019
$75,000
Resourcemfg
Quality Engineer
10/28/2019
$62,610
Cortech
Quality Engineer
10/28/2019
$79,306
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