A Test Engineer with Software Test skills earns an average salary of $68,539 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$54,392 - $99,222
(Median)
$54K
$69K
$99K
MEDIAN: $68,538
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$14.91 - $40.00
(Median)
$15
$21
$40
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,392 - $99,222  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,271  
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $9,060  
Total Pay (?
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$49,731 - $100,316  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.91 - $40.00  
   
Overtime
$21.60 - $50.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,271  
   
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $9,060  
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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$49,731 - $100,316  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Experience Affects Test Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$68,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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