Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Test Engineer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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$85,969 / yrTotal Pay
$80,971 / yrBase Pay
$4,998 / yrAdditional Pay

$85,969

 / yr
$59K$126K
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The estimated total pay for a Test Engineer is $85,969 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $80,971 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $4,998 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Territory Sales Manager

$108,026 /yr
Territory Sales Manager
$127,870 /yr
Senior Territory Sales Manager
$199,578 /yr
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Top Paying Companies

For a Test Engineer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Test Engineer in United States. Employers include Meta, Google and LinkedIn.

1
Meta
$193,801/yr
2
Google
$186,853/yr
5
Brocade
$167,660/yr
7
Apple
$164,703/yr
8
Arm
$159,802/yr
9
Waymo
$157,100/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Test Engineer in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Test Engineer in United States are Financial Services with a median total pay of $118,071, Media & Communication with a median total pay of $117,116, Transportation & Logistics with a median total pay of $117,035, Legal with a median total pay of $113,588, and Healthcare with a median total pay of $112,205.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$118,071

    11% Higher than other industries

  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$117,116

    10% Higher than other industries

  • Transportation & LogisticsTransportation & Logistics$117,035

    10% Higher than other industries

  • LegalLegal$113,588

    7% Higher than other industries

  • HealthcareHealthcare$112,205

    6% Higher than other industries

Financial Services

Top paying companies in Financial Services for Test Engineer are Northwestern Mutual, Barclays, and Wells Fargo.

Northwestern MutualNorthwestern Mutual$119,215/yr
BarclaysBarclays$118,962/yr
Wells FargoWells Fargo$118,238/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Sales?

Sales roles are an important part of any business and are likely to grow as the economy expands. Compensation for sales workers often includes commissions, giving high-performing workers the opportunity to earn more. Specialized roles like technical sales also offer the opportunity to earn a higher salary for workers with technical skills. Customer service and communication skills are universally valuable, giving salespeople flexibility to work across companies and industries.

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Total Years of Experience

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Test Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$82,500

/yr

$76K | $7K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
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Test Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$45

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Test Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$68,500

/yr

$68K | $500

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
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Test Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$82,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Test Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$90,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
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Test Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$94,600

/yr

$86K | $9K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Test Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$75,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Test Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$120,000

/yr

$115K | $5K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
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Test Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$113,700

/yr

$98K | $16K

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
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Test Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Test Engineer is $80,971 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Test Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 12824 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Test Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Test Engineer in United States is $116,589 per year.

The lowest salary for a Test Engineer in United States is $56,235 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Test Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Test Engineer.