System Test Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$87,000
$69,000
$87,000
$109,000
System Test Engineers in the United States make an average salary of $87,279 per year or $41.96 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $69,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $110,000. If you like following the crowd, Technology and Manufacturing companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out Technology, Telecommunication, and Automotive companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. New Hampshire, California, Virginia, Maryland, and Connecticut provide the highest System Test Engineer salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Petaluma, CA
$101,685
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Map of System Test Engineer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where System Test Engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average System Test Engineer Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New Hampshire, California and Virginia, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for System Test Engineers. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

Average System Test Engineer Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a System Test Engineer, working for Target or Amazon might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Facebook and VMware report highly competitive salaries for System Test Engineers.
Company
Average Salary
$114,818
$115k
$105,409
$105k
$102,253
$102k
$100,146
$100k
$97,972
$98k
$96,510
$97k
$96,189
$96k

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Average System Test Engineer Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, System Test Engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that Technology, Telecommunication, and Automotive companies tend to offer much higher salaries for System Test Engineers. For example, System Test Engineers make a whopping average salary of $90,165 while working for Technology companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $87,307 at Telecommunication companies and $83,294 at Automotive companies. But System Test Engineers may want to avoid working in the Manufacturing industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $79,674.
Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$90,165
$90k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$87,307
$87k
Automotive
Automotive
$83,294
$83k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$79,674
$80k

System Test Engineer Salary History

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System Test Engineer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a System Test Engineer 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.

Recently Added System Test Engineer Salaries

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$58,436
$58,436
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$100,000
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$60,000
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$114,785
$114,785
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Matlen Silver
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System Test Engineer
System Test Engineer
System Test Engineer
12/31/2019
12/31/2019
$118,959
$118,959
12/31/2019
Veterans Sourcing Group
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System Test Engineer
System Test Engineer
System Test Engineer
12/24/2019
12/24/2019
$125,220
$125,220
12/24/2019
Ektello
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System Test Engineer
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System Test Engineer
12/23/2019
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$114,785
$114,785
12/23/2019
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System Test Engineer
10/15/2019
10/15/2019
$96,002
$96,002
10/15/2019
Mindlance Inc.
Mindlance Inc.
Modem System Test Engineer
Modem System Test Engineer
Modem System Test Engineer
09/23/2019
09/23/2019
$97,000
$97,000
09/23/2019
L&T Technology Services Limited
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System Test Engineer
System Test Engineer
System Test Engineer
09/23/2019
09/23/2019
$69,000
$69,000
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