Entry-Level Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) Salary

For Entry-Level Supplier Quality Engineers, annual average wages total $65K per year. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Supplier Quality Engineers — including $7K in bonuses and $10K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $50K to $86K depending on individual performance. Most Entry-Level Supplier Quality Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most Entry-Level Supplier Quality Engineers survey respondents are men (70 percent). Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$52,264 - $83,100
$52K
$65K
$83K
MEDIAN: $65,384
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$15.05 - $36.40
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$0$85K
Salary $52,264 - $83,100
Bonus $481.77 - $7,429
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,696
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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$50,060 - $85,753
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 513
Hourly Data $0$53
Hourly Rate $15.05 - $36.40
Overtime $18.87 - $53.49
Annual Data $0$85K
Bonus $481.77 - $7,429
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,696
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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$50,060 - $85,753
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 56

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,752

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

Houston is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Supplier Quality Engineers, 21 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Supplier Quality Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Auburn Hills (+9 percent), Minneapolis (+8 percent), Chicago (+3 percent), and Greenville (+3 percent). Falling short of the national average by 16 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Detroit. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Milwaukee (9 percent less) and Indianapolis (5 percent less).

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
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) Salaries

Project Management
▲5%

Supplier Management
▲3%

Auditing
▲2%

Matlab
▲1%

Quality Improvement / QA
▼0%

National Average
$66,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼1%

Problem Solving
▼1%

Six Sigma Green Belt
▼2%

SolidWorks
▼2%

Microsoft Excel
▼3%

Microsoft Word
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 9%
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