The average salary for a Test Engineer in India is Rs 402,325.
MEDIAN Rs 402,325
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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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Test Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Test Engineer are from the companies InfoSys Limited, Wipro Technologies Ltd. and Techmahindra Ltd. Reported salaries are highest at EY (Ernst & Young) where the average pay is Rs 613,081. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Accenture Technology Solutions and HCL Technologies Ltd., earning around Rs 464,517 and Rs 450,599, respectively. Wipro Technologies Ltd. pays the lowest at around Rs 366,237. Techmahindra Ltd and InfoSys Limited also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying Rs 388,309 and Rs 406,045, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Test Engineer
Black Box Testing
Skills in Test Automation, System Testing and Black Box Testing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Test Engineering and Regression Testing.
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 Rs 286,108 based on 151 salaries. An early career Test Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 393,677 based on 2,107 salaries. A mid-career Test Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 610,039 based on 432 salaries. An experienced Test Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 848,553 based on 58 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Test Engineer in their job title in Gurgaon, Haryana earn an average of 34.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bangalore, Karnataka (3.8% more) and Pune, Maharashtra (0.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mumbai, Maharashtra (12.4% less), Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (3.6% less) and Chennai, Tamil Nadu (1.1% less).
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