How much does a Quality Assurance Engineer I make in the United States? The average Quality Assurance Engineer I salary in the United States is $66,939 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $58,212 and $73,476. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Quality Assurance Engineer I

Quality Assurance Engineer I performs inspections and sets quality assurance testing models for analysis of raw materials, materials in process, and finished products. Assists in developing quality control policies and evaluates production limitations. Being a Quality Assurance Engineer I requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Quality Assurance Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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