Average Senior Test Engineer Salary in Germany

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The average salary for a Senior Test Engineer in Germany is €59,726.
MEDIAN €59,726
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€44k - €73k
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€46k - €78k

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Job Description for Senior Test Engineer

Senior Test Engineer Tasks
  • Develop test plans and design hardware/software to execute those tests.
  • Provide technical expertise and design input to other teams.
  • Create, update, and communicate required documentation.
  • Verify and validate new tests, test systems and solutions.
  • Perform automated and manual tests, interpret results and de-bug.

Career Paths

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Senior Test Engineer
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Software Test Lead
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Popular Skills for Senior Test Engineer

Skills in Test Automation, System Testing, Regression Testing, Test Planning and Selenium Automated Test Tool are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Test Engineer

An early career Senior Test Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €60,000 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Senior Test Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €53,484 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Senior Test Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €65,329 based on 29 salaries.
Employees with Senior Test Engineer in their job title in Stuttgart, Baden-Wuerttemberg earn an average of 8.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Munich, Bavaria (Bayern) (8.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Karlsruhe, Baden-Wuerttemberg (16.3% less) and Berlin, Berlin (3.9% less).

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