The average salary for a Test Engineering Manager is $115,341.
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Job Description for Test Engineering Manager
Test engineering managers are responsible for leading a group of testing engineers for their company. They are in charge of overseeing testing and maintenance procedures, as well as motivating their team to achieve all organizational goals in a timely manner. Test engineering managers participate in all phases of testing and development. Their main duties also include troubleshooting and performing enhancements to applications and software products. These managers also coordinate with other team…Read more
Test Engineering Manager Tasks
- Develop hardware, software, test plans, and test instructions for products.
- Standardize tests and test documentation for ongoing projects, regulatory testing and internal reports.
- Analyze failures, diagnose, and develop plans to complete products.
- Manage technician team, budget, and schedule to meet specifications and timelines.
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Popular Skills for Test Engineering Manager
Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, People Management, Test Planning, Project Management and Test Engineering.
Pay by Experience Level for Test Engineering Manager
An entry-level Test Engineering Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $76,302 based on 5 salaries. An early career Test Engineering Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,343 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Test Engineering Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,291 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Test Engineering Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $117,848 based on 130 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $124,136.
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Employees with Test Engineering Manager in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 24.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (17.0% more) and San Diego, California (10.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Rochester, New York (30.6% less), Columbus, Ohio (17.8% less) and Dearborn, Michigan (12.6% less).
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