Entry-Level Test Technician Salary

The average Entry-Level Test Technician can expect to rake in roughly $17.25 per hour. Although a fair number have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, nearly one in five claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$31,237 - $59,392
$31K
$43K
$59K
MEDIAN: $43,422
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$12.88 - $23.24
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MEDIAN: $17.25
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,237 - $59,392  
   
Bonus
$502 - $3,103  
Profit Sharing
$1,944  
Total Pay (?
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$28,518 - $52,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.88 - $23.24  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.75  
Overtime
$19.25 - $34.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$502 - $3,103  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,944  
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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$28,518 - $52,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 253

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Key Stats for Test Technician

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
20%
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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 52 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 20%
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