What does a Test Engineer do?

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.6 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.6 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Test Engineer Salaries

Average Base Pay

$3,908 /month
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: $4K
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Test Engineer Career Path

Learn how to become a Test Engineer, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

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Test Engineer Insights

Read what Test Engineer professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Universal Cellular Engineering ServicesUniversal Cellular Engineering Services
Drive Test Engineer
12 Nov 2019

“Gained a lot of experience which is good for the future and career development in the telecommunication industry.”

Lockheed MartinLockheed Martin
Test Engineer
3 Aug 2021

“Little compensation for scope of work and responsibility compared to average base salary for test engineering.”

Test Consultant
11 Feb 2021

“if you get good work and project/client where you have a continuous learning its a big pro for any project/company.”

Test Engineer
12 Aug 2021

“Its a great place to work and there are lot of good learning opportunities always.”

Senior Test Engineer
14 Jan 2022

“I am about to complete one year at Incedo and the journey was great so far.”

Cigniti Inc.Cigniti Inc.
Testing Engineer
1 Jun 2021

“I personally recommend this company because of the opportunities provided in terms of learning& development and work projects.”

Senior Test Engineer
22 Oct 2021

“Wasn't provided the tools and additionally was denied opportunities to develop my career to support my goals.”

Test Engineer
21 Apr 2021

“Salaries are good but it we don't take it at the beginning of the month”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a test engineer

When working as a test engineer, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Test Plans, Test Automation, Scripting, Selenium and Test Cases.

The most similar professions to test engineer are:
  • Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Automation Engineer
  • Process Engineer

The most common qualifications to become a test engineer is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.