The average salary for a Test Engineer in Germany is €49,839.
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Job Description for Test Engineer
Test engineers are involved in creating and designing processes or experiments to test the quality of a product to be manufactured. Test engineers mainly deal with the inner workings of computer hardware and software; however, many test engineers work with a variety of different fields and test a wide range of equipment and products, from medical equipment such as X-ray machines to commercial transportation vehicles like airplanes. Some independence is expected of test engineers, so they must be…Read more
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 in Test Engineering, Test Automation, System Testing and Test Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Software Test.
Pay by Experience Level for Test Engineer
An entry-level Test Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €44,550 based on 23 salaries. An early career Test Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €48,108 based on 87 salaries. A mid-career Test Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €54,614 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Test Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €55,955 based on 19 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Test Engineer in their job title in Ulm, Baden-Wuerttemberg earn an average of 3.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Stuttgart, Baden-Wuerttemberg (1.1% more) and Berlin, Berlin (0.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Karlsruhe, Baden-Wuerttemberg (13.1% less), Hamburg, Hamburg (9.4% less) and Frankfurt am Main, Hessen (2.7% less).
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