Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) Salary

The average salary for a Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) is $71,234 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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$54,622 - $93,591
$55K
$72K
$94K
MEDIAN: $71,911
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$15.90 - $40.47
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MEDIAN: $28.15
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$0$97K
Salary $54,622 - $93,591
Bonus $490.35 - $8,752
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,839
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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$53,218 - $97,506
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 949
Hourly Data $0$55
Hourly Rate $15.90 - $40.47
Overtime $21.54 - $55.52
Annual Data $0$97K
Bonus $490.35 - $8,752
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $9,839
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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$53,218 - $97,506
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 84

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Job Description for Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE)

Supplier quality engineers (SQEs) are responsible for coordinating suppliers and verifying quality standards in accordance with the requirements of their organization. They are in charge of performing regular supplier audits to ensure compliance with regulatory standards, as well as actively participating in strategic development based on quality control plans. They manage the supply chain, serve as the liaison for suppliers, suggest structural quality and process improvements, and collaborate with other engineers in a team environment.

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Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) Tasks

  • Track and qualify or disqualify suppliers according to organization's standards.
  • Maintain successful relationships with supply, engineering, manufacturing, and regulatory departments.
  • Report supplier performance and quality to management.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of supplier management programs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE)

Pay by Experience for a Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) has a positive trend. An entry-level Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 498 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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 $77,000 based on 308 salaries. An experienced Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 216 salaries. A 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 $82,000 based on 104 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,598

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Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) Reviews

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

Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) in Elyria:
"Pros Vs. Cons for SQE Life."
Pros: Working with different Departments in a cross functional setting,
Cons: The Travel.

Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) in Tulsa:
"Good variety."
Pros: Variety of tasks, hands on problem solving.
Cons: Pay, lack of benefits, somewhat lack of professional atmosphere.

Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) in Paris:
Pros: The benefits are great, people are great. You must be organized and keep priorities allignned in a feasible manner otherwise you will be lost.
Cons: Difficult to get a change and continuous improvement. No one can really make a decision because we are under our family company.

Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) in Santa Clara:
"Great, If You Love Paperwork And Bureaucracy."
Pros: Traveling for supplier audits is nice. That's about it.
Cons: Pretty much everything. The job is 100% paperwork and bureaucracy. You can't do the simplest things without following byzantine and over complicated procedures. Accomplishing minor tasks is next to impossible. The work is unstimulating and about as far from hands-on as you can get.

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Key Stats for Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE)

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 128 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) Salaries

▲13%

▲12%

▲6%

National Average
$73,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) Salaries

Lean Manufacturing
▲9%

Pro/Engineer
▲6%






▼0%

National Average
$73,000

▼2%





▼6%

C++
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 128 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 8%
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