How much does a Test Engineer make?

Updated Oct 7, 2021

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$86,634 /yr
Average Base Pay

9,313 salaries

$60K

Low

$87K

Average

$124K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Test Engineer is $86,634 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Test Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 9313 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Test Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Test Engineer$86,634 /yr
L3
Senior Test Engineer$103,588 /yr
L4
Lead Test Engineer$104,854 /yr
Career Path

Related Job Titles

QA

$56,571

per year

QA Engineer

$86,963

per year

Quality Engineer

$80,779

per year

Senior Test Engineer

$103,588

per year

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Infosys
3.3

Infosys

Test Engineer

$72,670

 /yr
Range: $50K - $110K
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$50K

$110K

$49,823 - $109,669 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Test Engineer

$116,611

 /yr
Range: $88K - $163K

$88K

$163K

$88,286 - $163,178 Range

Zensar Technologies
3.6

Zensar Technologies

Test Engineer

$96,399

 /yr
Range: $79K - $128K

$79K

$128K

$78,623 - $127,684 Range

Intel Corporation
4.2

Intel Corporation

Test Engineer

$106,867

 /yr
Range: $82K - $167K

$82K

$167K

$82,202 - $166,782 Range

Texas Instruments
4.2

Texas Instruments

Test Engineer

$99,387

 /yr
Range: $65K - $161K

$65K

$161K

$64,616 - $161,017 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Test Engineer

$143,370

 /yr
Range: $52K - $242K

$52K

$242K

$52,149 - $242,315 Range

Mphasis
3.6

Mphasis

Test Engineer

$77,824

 /yr
Range: $48K - $127K

$48K

$127K

$48,429 - $127,003 Range

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Atos-Syntel
3.5

Atos-Syntel

Test Engineer

$75,757

 /yr
Range: $65K - $128K

$65K

$128K

$65,480 - $128,391 Range

Brocade
4.2

Brocade

Test Engineer

$102,634

 /yr
Range: $83K - $158K

$83K

$158K

$83,012 - $157,523 Range

IGATE
3.6

IGATE

Test Engineer

$71,838

 /yr
Range: $70K - $93K

$70K

$93K

$70,487 - $92,988 Range

CGI
3.8

CGI

Test Engineer

$91,156

 /yr
Range: $70K - $126K

$70K

$126K

$70,293 - $126,429 Range

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
4

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE

Test Engineer

$136,443

 /yr
Range: $53K - $153K

$53K

$153K

$52,696 - $153,422 Range

Mindtree
3.9

Mindtree

Test Engineer

$78,429

 /yr
Range: $59K - $118K

$59K

$118K

$58,761 - $118,231 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.2

Lockheed Martin

Test Engineer

$84,062

 /yr
Range: $59K - $137K

$59K

$137K

$59,103 - $136,962 Range

Test
4

Test

Test Engineer

$75,723

 /yr
Range: $21K - $225K

$21K

$225K

$20,544 - $224,900 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Test Engineer

$69,165

 /yr
Range: $60K - $87K

$60K

$87K

$59,588 - $87,255 Range

NVIDIA
4.6

NVIDIA

Test Engineer

$154,900

 /yr
Range: $139K - $178K

$139K

$178K

$139,419 - $178,392 Range

Micron Technology
3.7

Micron Technology

Test Engineer

$83,730

 /yr
Range: $73K - $114K

$73K

$114K

$72,791 - $113,896 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Test Engineer

$97,785

 /yr
Range: $69K - $185K

$69K

$185K

$69,000 - $185,000 Range

Mindlance
4

Mindlance

Test Engineer

$83,863

 /yr
Range: $71K - $121K

$71K

$121K

$71,448 - $120,643 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Test Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Test Engineer is $86,634 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Test Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 9313 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Test Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Test Engineer in United States is $124,228 per year.

The lowest salary for a Test Engineer in United States is $60,417 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.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent test engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$138,000
per year
A Performance Test Engineer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $138,000 per year
Additional Pay
$16k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$65,000
per year
A QA Test Engineer in the Manchester, NH Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Manchester, NH Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$55,000
per year
A Test Engineer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
 
Full-time
Company - Public
$155,000
per year
A Test Engineer in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $155,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$75,000
per year
A Compliance Testing Specialist in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$55,000
per year
A Game Test Engineer in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$140,000
per year
A Test Engineer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $140,000 per year
Additional Pay
$25k cash bonus
$20k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$50
hourly
A Software QA Test Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $50 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public