FIND PERSONALIZED JOBS
Sign up to Zippia and discover your career options with your personalized career search.
Sorry, we can't find that. Please try a different city or state.
APPLY NOW
Apply Now
×
FIND
PERSONALIZED JOBS

Sorry, we can't find that. Please try a different city or state.

CONTENT HAS
BEEN UNLOCKED
Close this window to view unlocked content
or
find interesting jobs in

Log In

Log In to Save

Sign Up to Save

Sign Up to Dismiss

Sign Up

SIGN UP TO UNLOCK CONTENT

or

The email and password you specified are invalid. Please, try again.

Email and password are mandatory

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account? Sign Up

reset password

Enter your email address and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Back to Log In

Log In

Log In to Save

Sign Up to Save

Sign Up to Dismiss

Sign up to save the job and get personalized job recommendations.

Sign up to dismiss the job and get personalized job recommendations.

or

The email and password you specified are invalid. Please, try again.

Email and password are mandatory

Already have an account? Log in

reset password

Enter your email address and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Back to Log In

Company Saved

Answer a few questions and view jobs at that match your preferences.

Where do you want to work?

Job Saved

See your Saved Jobs now

or

find more interesting jobs in

Job Dismissed

Find better matching jobs in

Your search has been saved!

Become A Test Engineer

Where do you want to work?

To get started, tell us where you'd like to work.
Sorry, we can't find that. Please try a different city or state.

Working As A Test Engineer

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Getting Information
  • Processing Information
  • Documenting/Recording Information
  • Deal with People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • $78,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Test Engineer Do

A Test Engineer is focused on planning, designing, and evaluating products. They interact with other engineering groups to define, analyze, and perform tests for products, systems, and components.

Do you work as a Test Engineer?

Send To A Friend

Test Engineer Jobs

NO RESULTS

Aw snap, no jobs found.

Add To My Jobs

Test Engineer Career Paths

Test Engineer
Software Test Engineer Quality Assurance Analyst
Senior Quality Assurance Tester
5 Yearsyrs
Engineer Project Engineer Systems Engineer
Manager, Systems Engineering
9 Yearsyrs
Engineer Project Engineer Engineering Manager
Senior Engineering Manager
12 Yearsyrs
Quality Assurance Analyst Business Analyst Senior Software Engineer
Director Of Software Development
12 Yearsyrs
Quality Assurance Analyst Quality Assurance Engineer
Lead Software Quality Assurance
7 Yearsyrs
Systems Engineer Systems Administrator Business Analyst
Product Owner
9 Yearsyrs
Quality Assurance Engineer Software Quality Engineer
Software Engineer Senior In Quality
8 Yearsyrs
Quality Assurance Engineer Quality Assurance Lead
Test Automation Lead
6 Yearsyrs
Quality Assurance Lead Quality Assurance Manager Quality Manager
Project Quality Manager
10 Yearsyrs
System Test Engineer Software Test Engineer
Lead Software Tester
6 Yearsyrs
Systems Engineer Business Analyst Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Senior Quality Assurance
6 Yearsyrs
Software Test Engineer Senior Test Engineer
Test Engineering Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Quality Assurance Engineering Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Senior Test Engineer Quality Assurance Lead
Lead UAT
8 Yearsyrs
Senior Test Engineer Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Senior Software Quality Analyst
7 Yearsyrs
Engineer Consultant Senior Business Analyst
Implementation Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Project Engineer Project Manager Technical Project Manager
Technical Product Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Test Analyst Automation Tester
Automation Lead
6 Yearsyrs
System Test Engineer Senior Software Engineer/Senior Tester
Senior Software Tester
6 Yearsyrs
Manufacturing Engineer Manufacturing Engineering Manager Test Engineering Manager
Director Of Testing
11 Yearsyrs
Show More
Share

Do you work as a Test Engineer?

Help others decide if this is a good career for them

Average Length of Employment
Test Specialist 3.1 years
Test Engineer 3.0 years
Test Analyst 2.1 years
Top Careers Before Test Engineer
Engineer 6.4%
Internship 4.9%
Technician 3.5%
Top Careers After Test Engineer
Engineer 4.4%

Do you work as a Test Engineer?

Average Yearly Salary
$78,000
View Detailed Salary Report
$60,000
Min 10%
$78,000
Median 50%
$78,000
Median 50%
$78,000
Median 50%
$78,000
Median 50%
$78,000
Median 50%
$78,000
Median 50%
$78,000
Median 50%
$100,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Facebook
Highest Paying City
Cupertino, CA
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Avg Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does a Test Engineer make at top companies?
The national average salary for a Test Engineer in the United States is $78,287 per year or $38 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $60,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $101,000.

Real Test Engineer Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Test Engineer Google Inc. Mountain View, CA Mar 02, 2015 $165,000
Test Engineer Viptela, Inc. San Jose, CA Aug 13, 2016 $165,000
Test Engineer Red Thousand Oaks, CA Jan 04, 2016 $164,151
Test Engineer Linkedin Corporation Sunnyvale, CA Jul 20, 2016 $160,000
Assembly & Test Engineer 5 Broadcom Corporation Irvine, CA Aug 29, 2016 $159,650
Test Engineer Populus Group LLC Minneapolis, MN Oct 17, 2016 $156,525
Test Engineer Juniper Networks Sunnyvale, CA Sep 10, 2015 $156,333
Test Engineer Google Inc. Mountain View, CA Jan 07, 2016 $155,000
Test Engineer Pure Storage, Inc. Mountain View, CA Jun 09, 2016 $155,000
Test Engineer Juniper Networks Sunnyvale, CA Nov 16, 2016 $152,131
Test Engineer Google Inc. Mountain View, CA Aug 30, 2016 $152,000
Test Engineer Google Inc. Mountain View, CA Jul 29, 2016 $151,400
Test Engineer Google Inc. Mountain View, CA Dec 16, 2016 $149,000
Test Engineer II Samsung Electronics America, Inc. Richardson, TX Jan 01, 2015 $79,955
Test Engineer Igate Technologies Inc. Saint Paul, MN Jul 27, 2015 $79,900
Test Engineer Continental Automotive Systems, Inc. Auburn Hills, MI Apr 29, 2015 $79,851 -
$84,163
Test Engineer Globalstar Inc. Covington, LA Aug 12, 2016 $79,810
Test Engineer Zebra Technologies Corporation Holtsville, NY Jul 04, 2016 $79,706 -
$85,600
Test Engineer Zebra Technologies Corporation Holtsville, NY May 05, 2016 $79,706 -
$85,600
Cae/Test Engineer II Nemak USA, Inc. Sheboygan, WI Aug 19, 2016 $79,664 -
$90,000
Test Engineer Vertex, Inc. Berwyn, PA Mar 16, 2015 $79,658
Lab Test Engineer Spirent Communications, Inc. Frederick, MD Aug 05, 2015 $67,081 -
$68,000
Test Engineer Mindteck, Inc. Milford, MA Oct 01, 2015 $67,080 -
$71,000
Test Engineer L&T Technology Services Limited Santa Clara, CA May 15, 2015 $67,080
Test Engineer Igate Technologies Inc. AR Dec 14, 2015 $67,000
Test Engineer L&T Technology Services Limited Irvine, CA Dec 07, 2016 $67,000 -
$77,000
Test Engineer SQS BFSI, Inc. (FKA Thinksoft Global Services, Inc.) Harrison, NY Sep 14, 2015 $67,000
Test Engineer RF Micro Devices, Inc. Greensboro, NC Feb 02, 2015 $67,000
Product/Test Engineer II Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Tempe, AZ Mar 24, 2016 $67,000 -
$97,000

No Results

To get more results, try adjusting your search by changing your filters.

See More Salaries

How Would You Rate The Salary Of a Test Engineer?

Have you worked as a Test Engineer? Help other job seekers by rating your experience as a Test Engineer.

Top Skills for A Test Engineer

  1. Test Cases
  2. Test Procedures
  3. Business Requirements
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Worked with ETL Source System and Target System (ETL Mapping Document) for writing test cases and test scripts.
  • Developed quality test procedures for new products used in robotic wafer handling systems to ensure product met engineering design specifications.
  • Analyzed the Business requirements, Performed ambiguity reviews and communicated the inconsistencies between the requirements and application.
  • Created and executed SQL queries to fetch data from the database to validate and compare expected results with those actually obtained.
  • Worked closely with Microsoft during the development of Windows XP and the applicable HCT test kit for XP.

Rank:

Average Salary:

Embed On Your Website

Top 10 Best States for Test Engineers

  1. New Hampshire
  2. California
  3. Maryland
  4. Virginia
  5. Nebraska
  6. Arizona
  7. Kansas
  8. Idaho
  9. Washington
  10. Delaware
  • (358 jobs)
  • (9,929 jobs)
  • (2,356 jobs)
  • (3,799 jobs)
  • (205 jobs)
  • (850 jobs)
  • (282 jobs)
  • (104 jobs)
  • (2,414 jobs)
  • (207 jobs)

Test Engineer Resume Examples And Tips

The average resume reviewer spends between 5 to 7 seconds looking at a single resume, which leaves the average job applier with roughly six seconds to make a killer first impression. Thanks to this, a single typo or error on your resume can disqualify you right out of the gate. At Zippia, we went through over 22,395 Test Engineer resumes and compiled some information about how best to optimize them. Here are some suggestions based on what we found, divided by the individual sections of the resume itself.

Learn How To Create A Top Notch Test Engineer Resume

View Resume Examples

Test Engineer Demographics

Gender

Male

68.7%

Female

20.3%

Unknown

11.0%
Ethnicity

White

48.4%

Asian

23.8%

Hispanic or Latino

12.6%

Black or African American

9.0%

Unknown

6.2%
Show More
Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

29.0%

Chinese

11.2%

Mandarin

9.4%

French

7.7%

German

6.5%

Japanese

4.7%

Carrier

4.5%

Arabic

4.0%

Russian

3.1%

Cantonese

3.1%

Hindi

3.0%

Korean

3.0%

Portuguese

2.6%

Italian

1.9%

Turkish

1.2%

Vietnamese

1.0%

Dutch

1.0%

Polish

1.0%

Gujarati

0.9%

Ukrainian

0.9%
Show More

Test Engineer Education

Schools

San Jose State University

12.2%

University of Phoenix

8.1%

Purdue University

6.1%

University of Texas at Dallas

5.6%

Northeastern University

5.6%

Rochester Institute of Technology

5.5%

More Tech Institute

5.5%

Arizona State University

4.6%

Illinois Institute of Technology

4.5%

Pennsylvania State University

4.5%

University of Texas at Arlington

4.3%

New Jersey Institute of Technology

4.2%

University of Washington

3.9%

University of Texas at Austin

3.9%

University of Massachusetts - Lowell

3.7%

San Diego State University

3.7%

Texas A&M University

3.6%

National University

3.5%

Strayer University

3.5%

University of Houston

3.4%
Show More
Majors

Electrical Engineering

31.3%

Computer Science

12.7%

Mechanical Engineering

9.6%

Business

7.0%

Computer Engineering

6.8%

Electrical Engineering Technology

5.2%

Engineering

3.9%

Information Technology

3.7%

Computer Applications

3.5%

Computer Information Systems

3.0%

Management

1.6%

Computer Networking

1.5%

Physics

1.4%

Mechanical Engineering Technology

1.4%

Information Systems

1.4%

Aerospace Engineering

1.3%

Project Management

1.3%

Mathematics

1.2%

Engineering And Industrial Management

1.2%

Management Information Systems

0.9%
Show More
Degrees

Bachelors

50.3%

Masters

28.9%

Other

10.3%

Associate

5.8%

Certificate

2.3%

Doctorate

1.3%

Diploma

1.0%

License

0.1%
Show More

Job type you want
Full Time
Part Time
Internship
Temporary

How Would You Rate Working As a Test Engineer?

Are you working as a Test Engineer? Help us rate Test Engineer as a Career.

Top Test Engineer Employers

Jobs From Top Test Engineer Employers

Test Engineer Videos

Aircraft Mechanic Salary - Aircraft Mechanic Shows His Paycheck

What Do Electrical Engineers Do?

Career Advice on becoming a Junior Software Engineer by Malcolm B (Full Version)

Related to your recently viewed content