Test Engineer in San Jose Salary

Test Engineers in San Jose, Calif. take home approximately $88K per year on average. Test Engineers in San Jose largely appreciate their work and find this position highly satisfactory. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Men account for the majority of San Jose Test Engineers who responded to the questionnaire — 88 percent to be exact. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$49,132 - $117,378
$49K
$88K
$120K
MEDIAN: $88,401
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50%
90%

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$22.25 - $45.00
$25
MEDIAN: $25.43
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$0$128K
Salary $49,132 - $117,378
Bonus $500 - $14,100
Profit Sharing $14,830
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$45,883 - $128,865
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 39
Hourly Data $0$65
Hourly Rate $25.43
Overtime $65.84
Annual Data $0$128K
Bonus $500 - $14,100
Profit Sharing $14,830
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$45,883 - $128,865
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Test Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Test Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Test Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 31 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Test Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Test Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 7 salaries. A Test Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Test Engineer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Test Engineer Salaries

▲19%

Mid-Career
▲14%

Late-Career
▲7%

National Average
$90,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect Test Engineer Salaries

C++
▲13%

Test Planning
▲13%

C programming Language
▲11%

C
▲10%

Software Test
▲8%

System Testing
▲5%

Test Automation
▲4%

National Average
$90,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼1%

Data Analysis
▼9%

C++ Programming Language
▼13%

Technical Analysis
▼15%


Labview
▼39%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 18%
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