A Test Engineering Manager earns an average salary of $111,257 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Microsoft Word is associated with high pay for this job.

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MEDIAN: $111,257
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$74,191 - $149,393  
   
Bonus
$1,490 - $22,510  
Profit Sharing
$1,750  
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$76,814 - $155,053  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 153

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Job Description for Test Engineering Manager

Test engineering managers are responsible for leading a group of testing engineers for their company. They are in charge of overseeing testing and maintenance procedures, as well as motivating their team to achieve all organizational goals in a timely manner. Test engineering managers participate in all phases of testing and development. Their main duties also include troubleshooting and performing enhancements to applications and software products. These managers also coordinate with other teams or companies, use their engineering expertise to solve testing and quality issues as they arise, and complete detailed reports regarding pre-project planning sessions. Test engineering managers are also responsible for managing testing life-cycles, in addition to completing project status reporting and creating an effective project schedule. They develop business relationships with outside vendors and help adopt automated testing tools to increase productivity. These managers generally report their progress to the test engineering vice president or supervisor in their area.

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Test Engineering Manager Tasks

  • Analyze failures, diagnose, and develop plans to complete products.
  • Manage technician team, budget, and schedule to meet specifications and timelines.
  • Develop hardware, software, test plans, and test instructions for products.
  • Standardize tests and test documentation for ongoing projects, regulatory testing and internal reports.

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Key Stats for Test Engineering Manager

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
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1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Test Engineering Manager Salaries



National Average
$116,000



Skills That Affect Test Engineering Manager Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 14%




Test Automation
up arrow 3%

Test Engineering
0%

National Average
$116,000

Telecommunications
up arrow 1%

People Management
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 3%

Labview
up arrow 6%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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