ABBOTT LABORATORIES Quality Assurance Technician 1 Salary in the United States

How much does a Quality Assurance Technician 1 make at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES in the United States? The average salary for Quality Assurance Technician 1 at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES in the United States is $74,732 as of January 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $66,688 and $82,776. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities2


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What does a Quality Assurance Technician 1 do at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES?

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.


Performs or assists in performing quality assurance responsibilities in routine tasks to apply, and maintain quality requirements for processing components and other materials into finished goods and products.  This is an entry-level position and normally receives general instructions on routine assignments and detailed instructions for new activities.  Under close supervision, works with quality assurance and manufacturing personnel to ensure effective inspection and testing procedures are implemented and maintained. 


  • Reviews device history records, manufacturing records and Quality Assurance records to verify that the information is accurate and complete and that all the specifications have been met.
  • Closely follows all procedures and specifications and accurate in performing tasks.  Must employ good documentation practices in all aspects of the job.
  • Ensures that product, at all stages of inspection, and maintains proper identification, traceability, and inspection and test status.
  • Performs general receiving inspection, in-process, and final inspection of product, packaging and labeling.
  • Conducts visual, dimensional and functional inspection, as directed by quality assurance procedures and other specifications.
  • Performs physical testing such as packaging peel tests; polymer product break load and ultimate elongation.
  • Ensures measurement, test and inspection equipment is calibrated and in good condition.
  • Generates non-conformance report.
  • Fills out, organizes, reviews, maintains and archives quality control records.
  • Employs statistical sampling techniques in routine inspection and testing activities.
  • Performs other duties as required by the Quality Assurance Operations management.


  • Requires an AA degree or technical education with a minimum of one year related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be knowledgeable in using measurement equipment and tools such as calipers, gages, micrometers, etc.
  • Experience in or familiarity with regulatory requirements such as FDA GMP, ISO and Quality Systems Regulations.


  • Must be able to read blueprints and schematics.
  • Understanding of basic inspection techniques.
  • Proficiency in using basic math skills to obtain test and inspection results.
  • Previous experience in the medical device industry preferred.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.            
  • Must be familiar with current software such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, which are used in generating reports and statistics.
  • Must be able to lift weight up to 50 lbs.
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The chart shows total cash compensation for the ABBOTT LABORATORIES Quality Assurance Technician 1 in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $66,688 to $82,776 with an average total cash compensation of $74,732. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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