Entry-Level Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Supplier Quality Engineers come in at around $65K annually on average. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Supplier Quality Engineers — which occasionally include more than $8K from bonuses and more than $9K from profit sharing — stretch from around $50K to approximately $86K. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Entry-Level Supplier Quality Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Making up 71 percent of those who took the survey, male Entry-Level Supplier Quality Engineers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$52,521 - $83,253
$53K
$66K
$83K
MEDIAN: $65,657
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$15.00 - $38.97
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$0$86K
Salary $52,521 - $83,253
Bonus $246.58 - $7,686
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,243
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$50,090 - $86,300
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 522
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $15.00 - $38.97
Overtime $18.67 - $54.04
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $246.58 - $7,686
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,243
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$50,090 - $86,300
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 54

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Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $66,295

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Supplier Quality Engineers, busy Houston offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 21 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Supplier Quality Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Auburn Hills (+9 percent), Minneapolis (+8 percent), Chicago (+3 percent), and Greenville (+2 percent). Detroit is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 16 percent. Workers in Milwaukee and Indianapolis earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (9 percent less and 5 percent less, respectively).

Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) in Parsippany:
"Be willing to learn new things."
Be willing to learn new skills, learn out of scope projects, and be motivated enough to take on projects where your leadership skills get developed.

Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) in Denver:
"Demand excelence in performance."
Vigilence in supervision.

Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) in Chicago:
"Supplier Quality Engineer."
This position can be very time consuming with a lot of travel. The salary can be ok, depending on experiance. Dont make mistakes build strong supplier relationships and show continues improvement.Show savings for the company that exceed your salary. My salary is currently 85,000 yearly no benifits through a staffing firm. I am in charge of the Chicago Metropolitan area and am required to travel at a moments notice. I was told that the company wants to bring me full time with all the benefits and bonus plus profit sharing. They can not seem to be able to get this position approved. I have been there 5 months and my contract is up in 6 months. I am planing on resighning if they do not bring me on fulltime. At this time I will be asking for 100,000 and two weeks paid vacation. There is a lot of stress at times to work remotely with all corp. Departments and suppliers. Keep in mind there is no overtime you may have to get out of bed at 1:00AM to call Europe or get up every day at 4: 00 AM.

Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) in Stephenville:
"Keep at it."
Why not.

Key Stats for Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE)

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) Salaries

Project Management
▲4%

Supplier Management
▲2%

Auditing
▲1%

Matlab
▼0%

National Average
$66,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼1%

Quality Improvement / QA
▼1%

Problem Solving
▼2%

Microsoft Excel
▼3%

Six Sigma Green Belt
▼3%

SolidWorks
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼4%

Microsoft Word
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 9%
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