TEST ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$78,000
$60,000
Min 10%
$78,000
Median 50%
$100,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Facebook
Highest Paying City
Cupertino, CA
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Average Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does a test engineer make?
As a Test Engineer in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $78,287 per year or $37.64 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 41,000. The top 10 percent earn over $101,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $60,000 annually. Professional companies and Internet companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The top 5 states when it comes to Test Engineer salaries are Hawaii, District of Columbia, Maryland, Delaware, and California. Most Test Engineers spend 2.9 years in the position.

Average Test Engineer Salary By Company

There is good job security in Test Engineer positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Professional companies and Internet companies have the most job opportunities for Test Engineers. Facebook and Nvidia are the best paying companies for Test Engineers. Companies like Infinera and Groupon also pay high salaries to their Test Engineers.

Average Test Engineer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Test Engineer in the United States is $78,287 per year or $37.64 per hour. Working in Cupertino, CA as a Test Engineer will pay you the highest wages at around $80,651 per year. Even an entry-level Test Engineer makes $53,000 per year in Cupertino, CA. Hawaii, District of Columbia, Maryland, Delaware, and California are the highest paying states. Michigan, Arkansas, Montana, Wisconsin, and Minnesota have the lowest reported salaries for Test Engineers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Cupertino, CA
$80,651
2
Reston, VA
$77,762
3
Greensboro, NC
$75,859
4
Jersey City, NJ
$75,848
5
New York, NY
$75,787

Average Test Engineer Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Test Engineer works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Telecommunication companies, Internet companies, and Professional companies pay their Test Engineers well. Telecommunication companies pay their Test Engineers the highest wages, averaging $88,468 per year. Internet companies and Professional companies pay well too, at $80,487 and $77,590, respectively. At $75,187, the average salary for Test Engineers in the Manufacturing industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Telecommunication
$88,468
2
Internet
$80,487
3
Professional
$77,590
4
Technology
$77,178
5
Automotive
$76,911

RECENTLY ADDED Test Engineer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Altasource Group
Test Engineer
10/30/2019
$125,220
Techusa
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10/30/2019
$35,000
Randstad
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$177,645
Adecco Staffing
Test Engineer
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$146,090
Workbridge Associates
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$130,000
Randstad
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$68,871
Apex Systems
Test Engineer
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$54,000
Vivint, Inc.
Test Engineer
10/23/2019
$120,000
Randstad
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10/23/2019
$140,000
Pamten
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$125,220
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