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How Much Does a Functional Tester Earn In The United States?

Average Yearly Salary
Updated December 31, 2020
$72,000
$59,000
$72,000
$87,000
Functional testers in the United States make an average salary of $72,043 per year or $34.64 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $59,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $87,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Maryland, Connecticut, Colorado, Virginia, and South Dakota provide the highest functional tester salaries.
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Where Functional Testers Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where functional testers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Functional Testers Earn In Different Cities?

While a functional tester can average a salary of $72,043 per year, or $34.64 per hour, there are many opportunities for functional testers to make more. For example, in Windsor, CT you might make $85,328 per year. Other high-paying locations include Fort Collins, CO, Richmond, VA and Jersey City, NJ. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Windsor, CT where the average starting salary is $64,000. The highest paying states for functional testers include Maryland, Connecticut and Colorado. Meanwhile, Utah, Nevada, and Arkansas offer the lowest salaries.
City
Average Salary

Windsor, CT

Salary Range73k - 98k$85k$85,328

Fort Collins, CO

Salary Range72k - 100k$85k$85,285

Richmond, VA

Salary Range72k - 99k$85k$84,604

Jersey City, NJ

Salary Range71k - 97k$83k$83,389

Houston, TX

Salary Range65k - 93k$78k$78,432

Charlotte, NC

Salary Range65k - 90k$77k$77,106

Bothell, WA

Salary Range64k - 90k$76k$76,124

Boston, MA

Salary Range65k - 87k$76k$76,033

Philadelphia, PA

Salary Range64k - 88k$76k$75,762

New York, NY

Salary Range64k - 87k$76k$75,524
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High Paying Functional Tester Jobs

Which Companies Pay Functional Testers The Most?

To earn a high income as a functional tester, working for Accenture or TD Ameritrade might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Randstad USA and Model N report highly competitive salaries for functional testers.
Company
Average Salary
Accenture
Salary Range82k - 94k$89k$88,561
TD Ameritrade
Salary Range81k - 95k$88k$88,219
Randstad USA
Salary Range79k - 97k$88k$88,158
Model N
Salary Range81k - 94k$88k$88,081
Deloitte
Salary Range80k - 93k$87k$86,639
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance ...
Salary Range80k - 92k$86k$86,350
TSYS
Salary Range79k - 91k$85k$84,869
MetLife
Salary Range78k - 90k$85k$84,508
TransUnion
Salary Range79k - 89k$84k$84,423
CareMedic Systems, Inc.
Salary Range77k - 88k$83k$83,011
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    How Experience Affects Functional Tester Salaries

    The salary for a functional tester can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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