Entry-Level Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Supplier Quality Engineers sits in the ballpark of $65K per year. Overall cash earnings of Entry-Level Supplier Quality Engineers stretch from $49K near the bottom to $83K at the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $8K each from bonuses and profit sharing. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Entry-Level Supplier Quality Engineers who answered the questionnnaire. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Supplier Quality Engineers is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,937 - $81,267
$51K
$65K
$81K
MEDIAN: $64,605
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$15.20 - $35.81
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$25
$36
MEDIAN: $25.04
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$50,937 - $81,267  
   
Bonus
$256.39 - $7,576  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,656  
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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$48,910 - $83,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 447
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.20 - $35.81  
   
Overtime
$18.12 - $49.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$256.39 - $7,576  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,656  
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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$48,910 - $83,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,888

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Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Supplier Quality Engineers, Houston offers exceptional salaries, 23 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Supplier Quality Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Auburn Hills (+11 percent), Minneapolis (+9 percent), Chicago (+5 percent), and Greenville (+4 percent). The lowest-paying market is Detroit, which sits 15 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Milwaukee and Indianapolis (8 percent lower and 3 percent lower, 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.

Key Stats for Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE)

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 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
▲6%

Supplier Management
▲4%

Auditing
▲3%

Matlab
▲3%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▲1%

Quality Improvement / QA
▲1%

Problem Solving
▼0%

National Average
$65,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Six Sigma Green Belt
▼1%

SolidWorks
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 9%