Test Engineer salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 2,592 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Test Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Test Engineer is $73,500 per year. This is based on data from 2,592 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Test Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Test Engineer salary can vary between $29,500 to $142,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Test Engineer salary by location

Test Engineer salary by company

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Micron Technology, Ada County, ID
10 income tax records
$68K – $171K
General Dynamics Electric Boat, New London County, CT
17 income tax records
$67K – $122K
Lockheed Martin, Tarrant County, TX
10 income tax records
$74K – $101K
US Department Of Defense, Okaloosa County, FL
17 income tax records
$39K – $106K
L3Harris Technologies, Brevard County, FL
13 income tax records
$53K – $99K
Accenture, Bexar County, TX
12 income tax records
$37K – $78K

Test Engineer demographics in United States

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57% are single
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43% are married
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27% have kids
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48% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Test Engineers in United States

2,592 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a test engineer in the United States is $73,500 per year. Test engineer salaries in the United States can vary between $29,500 to $142,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,592 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as test engineer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for test engineers in the United States: Micron Technology ($113,500 a year), General Dynamics Electric Boat ($92,000 a year), and Lockheed Martin ($88,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for test engineers in the United States: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($99,500 a year), Bremerton Metro Area, WA ($97,000 a year), and Crestview Metro Area, FL ($94,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.