$90,092
Avg. Salary
$42.06
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,560

Bonus

$2,955

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) is $42.06 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) is $90,092 per year.

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MEDIAN $90,092
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MEDIAN: $90,092
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$0$120K
Salary $72,330 - $114,341
Bonus $1,007 - $12,172
Profit Sharing $503 - $9,899
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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$73,874 - $120,623
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 770
Hourly Data $0$65
Hourly Rate $30.00 - $65.40
Overtime $29.59 - $61.99
Annual Data $0$120K
Bonus $1,007 - $12,172
Profit Sharing $503 - $9,899
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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$73,874 - $120,623
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

Job Description for Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE)

A senior supplier quality engineer (senior SQE) is a project manager who ensures consistent delivery of high-quality supplies to the business. First and foremost, they develop testing and experimental methodologies to test the quality of supplies and the system of their delivery. After developing a successful testing methodology, the senior supplier quality engineer oversees the collection of the data; upon collection of the relevant data, they lead team members in data analysis and prepare a report setting forth recommendations on how to move forward. This report is often furnished to department managers, senior management, and executives.

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE)


General Motors Corporation, Honeywell Aerospace, Stryker Corp., Lockheed Martin Corp, and Eaton Corporation are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Senior Supplier Quality Engineers. Although General Motors Corporation boasts the highest average salary in town at $93K, employee compensation still varies greatly — workers can make as little as $57K or as much as $120K.

Common Career Paths for Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE)


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Senior Supplier Quality Engineers may enjoy a small increase in earnings as they climb the career ladder to roles like Supplier Quality Engineering Manager, which pays $100K on average annually.

Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE)


Senior Supplier Quality Engineers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Six Sigma Black Belt, Project Management, Supplier Management, and Auditing are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Problem Solving, Statistical Analysis, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control. Those familiar with Quality Assurance / Quality Control also tend to know Auditing and Supplier Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE)

Pay by Experience for a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 79 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 151 salaries. An experienced Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 181 salaries. A Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 126 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: $92,903

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

Senior Supplier Quality Engineers will find that Cleveland offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 14 percent. Senior Supplier Quality Engineers will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+13 percent), Seattle (+10 percent), Los Angeles (+7 percent), and Detroit (+7 percent). In Kalamazoo, salaries are 16 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Fort Worth (16 percent lower) and Auburn Hills (10 percent lower).

Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE)?

Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) in Lexington:
"Balanced life and work, good atmosphere, good place to raise children."
Pros: Close to home, availability of work
Cons: Traffic

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Key Stats for Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE)

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 81 votes.
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
29%

Experience Affects Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) Salaries

▲3%

National Average
$93,000

▼1%

▼4%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) Salaries



National Average
$93,000


▼4%




Statistical Analysis
▼7%

Problem Solving
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 4%