Average Test Engineer Salary in Australia

AU$71,951
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$4,943
Bonus
AU$1,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Test Engineer in Australia is AU$71,951.
10%
AU$51k
MEDIAN
AU$72k
90%
AU$98k
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Salary
AU$51k - AU$98k
Bonus
AU$0 - AU$12k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$2k
Total Pay
AU$52k - AU$99k

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Job Description for Test Engineer

Test Engineer Tasks
  • Understand complex systems to create test plans and cases.
  • Automate tests and interpret results.
  • Provide test result information to other teams to improve product quality.
  • Create tests to inform debugging, root cause analysis, and improvement recommendations.

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Popular Skills for Test Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Regression Testing, Software Test, System Testing, Test Automation and Test Engineering.

Pay by Experience Level for Test Engineer

An early career Test Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$64,916 based on 58 salaries. A mid-career Test Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$77,811 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Test Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$85,962 based on 22 salaries.
Employees with Test Engineer in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 1.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (1.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (20.9% less), Perth, Western Australia (15.2% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (3.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 124 survey responses.
Early Career
46.8%
Mid Career
35.5%
Experienced
17.7%