Average Test Engineer Salary in India

₹410,289
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
₹29,497
Bonus
₹8,000
Commission
₹20,347
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The average salary for a Test Engineer in India is ₹410,289.
10%
₹217k
MEDIAN
₹410k
90%
₹757k
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What Do Test Engineers Do?

Test Engineer Tasks
  • Provide test result information to other teams to improve product quality.
  • Create tests to inform debugging, root cause analysis, and improvement recommendations.
  • Understand complex systems to create test plans and cases.
  • Automate tests and interpret results.
The top respondents for the job title Test Engineer are from the companies InfoSys Limited, Wipro Technologies Ltd. and HCL Technologies Ltd.. Reported salaries are highest at Cognizant where the average pay is ₹504,554. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Accenture Technology Solutions and HCL Technologies Ltd., earning around ₹474,009 and ₹436,564, respectively. Wipro Technologies Ltd. pays the lowest at around ₹361,134. Techmahindra Ltd and Capgemini also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying ₹383,982 and ₹395,000, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Test Engineers?

Skills in Test Engineering, Test Automation, System Testing and Black Box Testing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Regression Testing.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Test Engineers?

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 ₹274,408 based on 120 salaries. An early career Test Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹401,087 based on 1,733 salaries. A mid-career Test Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹635,616 based on 402 salaries. An experienced Test Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹848,553 based on 47 salaries.
Employees with Test Engineer in their job title in Gurgaon, Haryana earn an average of 27.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Noida, Uttar Pradesh (10.9% more) and Bangalore, Karnataka (3.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mumbai, Maharashtra (10.9% less) and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (3.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,302 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.2%
Early Career
75.3%
Mid Career
17.5%
Experienced
2.0%