Average Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) Salary

$92,482
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$6,049
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) is $92,482.
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$74k
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$92k
90%
$118k
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What Do Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE)s Do?

Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) Tasks
  • Monitor supplier performance and reports results to management.
  • Aid in the continual improvement of supplier control plans.
  • Establish and maintain successful relationship with suppliers, design and development team, and regulatory departments.
  • Oversee the work of entry or junior level engineers to develop and improve supplier quality for a variety of purchased products.

Job Satisfaction for Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE)

3.9 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) are from the companies Lockheed Martin Corp, Medtronic, Inc. and Stryker Corp.. Reported salaries are highest at Raytheon Missile Systems where the average pay is $103,177. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Honeywell Aerospace and General Electric Co (GE), earning around $102,342 and $94,434, respectively. Stryker Corp. pays the lowest at around $87,006. BAE Systems Inc. and Lockheed Martin Corp also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $87,429 and $89,688, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE)s?

Skills in Supplier Management, Quality Improvement / QA, Auditing and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE)s?

An early career Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $85,178 based on 67 salaries. A mid-career Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,760 based on 167 salaries. An experienced Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,707 based on 227 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $98,326.
Employees with Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) in their job title in Irvine, California earn an average of 11.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (9.5% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (1.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (7.0% less), Dallas, Texas (6.5% less) and Orlando, Florida (2.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 635 survey responses.
Early Career
10.6%
Mid Career
26.3%
Experienced
35.7%
Late Career
27.4%