Average Test Engineer Salary at Northrop Grumman Corporation

$83,599
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$3,500
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The average salary for a Test Engineer at Northrop Grumman Corporation is $83,599.
10%
$68k
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$84k
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$127k
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$68k - $127k
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$1k - $5k
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$67k - $129k
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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.
The top respondents for the job title Test Engineer are from the companies Lockheed Martin Corp, The Boeing Company and Viasat, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Viasat, Inc. where the average pay is $81,488. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Boeing Company and Raytheon Co., earning around $80,580 and $79,572, respectively. BAE Systems Inc. pays the lowest at around $68,784. Lockheed Martin Corp and L-3 Communications also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $68,809 and $74,379, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Test Engineer

Skills in Test Engineering, System Testing, Test Planning and Test Automation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting.

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 $74,289 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Test Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,712 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Test Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,983 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $126,690.
Employees with Test Engineer in their job title in Chantilly, Virginia earn an average of 15.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (11.7% more) and Palmdale, California (9.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Florida (11.8% less) and Redondo Beach, California (9.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 65 survey responses.
Early Career
38.5%
Mid Career
24.6%
Experienced
21.5%
Late Career
15.4%