Quality Engineer

Salary, Job Description, How To Become One, and Where to Apply

Quality Engineer

Quality Engineer

Next to safety, quality within the nuclear industry is of paramount important and in a lot of ways differentiates the UK nuclear industry from many other sectors. In fact, quality is inextricably linked the safety and you will often hear the terms EHSQ, QHSE and other derivatives of Health, Safety, Quality and Environment to designate a single function.

​Salary: xxxxx per year
Job Satisfaction: Very High
Transferability: Very High
Education: Degree
Job Growth: High
Personality: xxxx

TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. Average Salary
2. Starting Salary
3. Salary Rank
4. Salary Range
5. Highest Paying
6. Related Careers

Salary

Average Salary

$56,000 (£40,000)

Average Hourly Rate

$42.25 (£30.00)

One of the most popular questions we get from our readers here is how much do Quality Engineers make per year and their hourly wage.

The average is around £40,000 (typically between £30,000 and £65,000) with a top earners bringing home above £110,000 per year.

Additionally, if you are willing and able to move location you could find a pay rise by moving to a higher profile project in the nuclear new build or nuclear defence segments of the nuclear industry.

Find out more at our 'how much do quality engineers earn' page.

Starting Salary

Entry-Level Salary

$28,000 (£20,000)

Entry-Level Hourly Rate

NA

Entry-level Quality Workers, with little to no experience, can expect to make between $21,000 and $28,000 per year.

Just like any other job, the salary of a Quality Manager will increase as they become more experienced.

Salary Rank

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Highest Paid

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