Test Engineer, Automation Salary
Pay for Automation Test Engineers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $70K per year. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Automation Test Engineers survey respondents are men (79 percent). Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Job Description for Test Engineer, Automation
The position of an automation test engineer requires great technical skill, as these engineers are primarily responsible for developing, testing, and diagnosing computer systems to ensure they are working correctly. In the event that a computer system is not working efficiently, these engineers must diagnose the problem/s and get the system back to working capacity. They work closely with clients to ensure that all systems are designed and installed to their specifications, so strong written and verbal communication skills are very important in this position. They work with clients from the individual level to corporate levels and may also oversee and supervise staff of the development testing phases of a project, so prior supervisory experience is also beneficial for candidates for this position.Read More...
Test Engineer, Automation Tasks
- Develop and maintain automated test scripts.
- Create library of custom functions.
- Review regression test cases.
- Integrate test automation industry standards and best practices.
- Execute automated test suite.
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Popular Skills for Test Engineer, Automation
Automation Test Engineers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in C# Programming Language, C#, Test Automation, and Selenium Automated Test Tool are correlated to pay that is above average. Software Test and Automation Scripting as skills, however, tend to be associated with significantly smaller paychecks. Employees educated in Selenium Automated Test Tool are typically practiced in Test Automation, too.
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