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Test Engineer, Automation Salary

Median pay for Automation Test Engineers in the United States is around $71K annually. The vast majority of Automation Test Engineers (89 percent) survey respondents are men. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Automation Test Engineers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$51,057 - $96,605
(Median)
$51K
$71K
$97K
MEDIAN: $71,499
10%
50%
90%

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$15.30 - $51.87
(Median)
$15
$27
$52
MEDIAN: $26.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$51,057 - $96,605  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,156  
Profit Sharing
$2,751 - $13,660  
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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$49,463 - $99,841  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 116
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$15.30 - $51.87  
   
Overtime
$26.62 - $89.40  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,156  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,751 - $13,660  
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).
)
$49,463 - $99,841  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Job Description for Test Engineer, Automation

  • Integrate test automation industry standards and best practices.
  • Execute automated test suite.
  • Review regression test cases.
  • Develop and maintain automated test scripts.
  • Create library of custom functions.

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Automation Test Engineers report a narrow range of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Selenium Automated Test Tool, C#, Test Automation, and Automation Scripting are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Automation Scripting and Test Automation.

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Experience Affects Test Engineer, Automation Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Test Engineer, Automation Salaries

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 14%

National Average
$72,000

C#
up arrow 2%

Test Automation
up arrow 8%

Automation Scripting
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 16%