The average Entry-Level Test Automation Engineer earns approximately $64K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $12K and $9K, respectively — total cash payment to Entry-Level Test Automation Engineers can bottom out near $41K or peak near $93K depending on individual performance. The majority of Entry-Level Test Automation Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 81 percent of Entry-Level Test Automation Engineers are male. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$42,950 - $89,106
(Median)
$43K
$64K
$89K
MEDIAN: $63,883
10%
50%
90%

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$14.83 - $49.43
(Median)
$15
$29
$49
MEDIAN: $29.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$42,950 - $89,106  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
Profit Sharing
$20.00 - $9,000  
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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$40,885 - $93,450  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 223
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$14.83 - $49.43  
   
Overtime
$12.67 - $78.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
   
Profit Sharing
$20.00 - $9,000  
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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$40,885 - $93,450  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Skills That Affect Quality Assurance (QA) / Test Automation Engineer Salaries

Python
up arrow 15%

Software Test
up arrow 7%

Java
up arrow 6%

Automated Testing
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 2%

Test Automation
0%

National Average
$65,000

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 1%

Automation Scripting
up arrow 1%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 2%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 2%

C#
up arrow 8%

Ruby
up arrow 8%

JavaScript
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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