Experienced Test Engineer Salary

Earnings for Experienced Test Engineers come in at around $85K per year on average. Total incomes of Experienced Test Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $13K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $59K and $116K. The vast majority of Experienced Test Engineers (80 percent) who took the survey are men. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision coverage. For the most part, Experienced Test Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$60,658 - $115,676
$61K
$85K
$120K
MEDIAN: $85,060
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$19.46 - $46.02
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$34
$46
MEDIAN: $34.38
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$0$115K
Salary $60,658 - $115,676
Bonus $0.00 - $10,355
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $11,973
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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$58,765 - $115,790
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 324
Hourly Data $0$59
Hourly Rate $19.46 - $46.02
Overtime $30.50 - $59.32
Annual Data $0$115K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,355
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $11,973
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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$58,765 - $115,790
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $86,796

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Experienced Test Engineers will find that San Jose offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 24 percent. Experienced Test Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Sunnyvale (+20 percent) and Boston (+9 percent). Experienced Test Engineers in Austin take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 27 percent less than the national average. Employers pay around 15 percent less in Seattle and 13 percent less in Huntsville, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Test Engineer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
10-19 years
86%
20 years or more
14%
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Skills That Affect Test Engineer Salaries

C++
▲15%

Project Management
▲11%

Software Test
▲7%

Data Analysis
▲5%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▲4%

Technical Analysis
▲4%

Test Automation
▲3%

National Average
$87,000

Test Engineering
▼1%

Engineering Design
▼2%

Technical Writing
▼2%

Test Planning
▼3%

Labview
▼5%

System Testing
▼6%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼11%

Microsoft Office
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 9%
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