The average salary for a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) with Quality Improvement / QA skills is $90,937.
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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 re…Read more
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)
The top respondents for the job title Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) are from the companies Lockheed Martin Corp, Stryker Corp. and UTC Aerospace Systems. Reported salaries are highest at Lockheed Martin Corp where the average pay is $90,244. UTC Aerospace Systems pays the lowest at around $80,835.
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Popular Skills for Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE)
Six Sigma Green Belt
Skills in Supplier Management, Auditing, Project Management and Six Sigma Green Belt are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Quality Assurance / Quality Control.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE)
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 $84,658 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,390 based on 79 salaries. An experienced Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,506 based on 115 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $97,292.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 11.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (10.4% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (4.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (10.3% less), Dallas, Texas (5.1% less) and Orlando, Florida (3.8% less).
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