Experienced Test Engineer Salary

The average Experienced Test Engineer earns approximately $85K per year. Overall cash earnings for Experienced Test Engineers stretch from $58K on the lower end to $115K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K from bonuses and $13K from profit sharing. A large number report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a fair number collect vision insurance. The vast majority of Experienced Test Engineers (82 percent) who took the survey are men. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$60,539 - $114,056
$61K
$85K
$110K
MEDIAN: $84,924
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$19.49 - $45.96
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MEDIAN: $31.75
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$0$114K
Salary $60,539 - $114,056
Bonus $0.00 - $10,365
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $12,514
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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$58,419 - $114,567
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 338
Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $19.49 - $45.96
Overtime $29.40 - $60.74
Annual Data $0$114K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,365
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $12,514
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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$58,419 - $114,567
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 44

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $86,308

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For those looking to make money, Experienced Test Engineers in San Jose enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 24 percent above the national average. Experienced Test Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Sunnyvale (+20 percent) and Boston (+9 percent). Experienced Test Engineers' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Experienced Test Engineers in Austin bring in salaries that are 27 percent lower than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Seattle and Huntsville (14 percent lower and 12 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Test Engineer

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
10-19 years
88%
20 years or more
12%
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Skills That Affect Test Engineer Salaries

C++
▲15%

Project Management
▲11%

Software Test
▲7%

Data Analysis
▲6%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▲4%

Technical Analysis
▲4%

Test Automation
▲3%

National Average
$86,000

Test Engineering
▼1%

Technical Writing
▼1%

Engineering Design
▼2%

Test Planning
▼3%

System Testing
▼5%

Labview
▼5%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼11%

Microsoft Office
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 10%
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