Test Engineer salary in California

Average salary
Based on 411 income tax records
Average salary by age
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The average total salary for a Test Engineer is $81,000 per year. This is based on data from 411 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Test Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Test Engineer salary can vary between $31,500 to $233,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Test Engineer salary by company

Average salary per year*
Salary range**
Google, California
12 income tax records
$189K – $431K
Apple, California
12 income tax records
$105K – $410K
Lockheed Martin, California
11 income tax records
$71K – $107K

Test Engineer demographics in California

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70% are single
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30% are married
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20% have kids
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38% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Test Engineers in California

411 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a test engineer in California is $81,000 per year. Test engineer salaries in California can vary between $31,500 to $233,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 411 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as test engineer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for test engineers in California: Google ($250,500 a year), Apple ($218,500 a year), and Lockheed Martin ($84,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for test engineers in California: Sunnyvale, CA ($101,000 a year), San Jose, CA ($99,500 a year), and San Francisco, CA ($92,000 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.