Entry-Level Test Technician Salary

Average Entry-Level Test Technicians make around $17.29 per hour. Most Entry-Level Test Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and more than half earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$30,434 - $58,958
$30K
$41K
$59K
MEDIAN: $41,355
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$12.85 - $23.42
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MEDIAN: $17.29
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,434 - $58,958  
   
Bonus
$482.88 - $3,103  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
Total Pay (?
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$28,285 - $52,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.85 - $23.42  
   
Overtime
$19.33 - $34.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$482.88 - $3,103  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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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$28,285 - $52,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 241
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Key Stats for Test Technician

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Test Technician Salaries

Test Engineering
▲17%

Troubleshooting
▲3%

System Testing
▲2%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲2%

National Average
$39,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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