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Test Engineering Manager Salary

The average salary for a Test Engineering Manager is $106,268 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$76,409 - $141,487
(Median)
$76K
$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $106,268
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Salary
$76,409 - $141,487  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,326  
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $13,500  
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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$78,485 - $153,359  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 370

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Test Engineering Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Test Engineering Manager Salaries


National Average
$111,000


Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Test Engineering Manager Salaries

Telecommunications
up arrow 4%

Test Automation
up arrow 4%

Test Engineering
up arrow 3%

Linux
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$111,000

People Management
up arrow 1%

Labview
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 119 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 3%