Test Engineer V Salary in the United States

How much does a Test Engineer V make in the United States? The average Test Engineer V salary in the United States is $127,015 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $117,053 and $136,773. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Interacts with other engineering groups to define, document, analyze, perform, and interpret tests for products, systems, components, or modifications. Participates in final system integration and validation to identify functional problems. Defines internal quality control standards and the maintenance of reliability programs. Creates, documents, and analyzes the most complex test cases and provides feedback and recommendations for product or design changes. Ensures testing procedures are in compliance with any required industry specific standards. Identifies chronic or systemic problems in testing and develops and implements improvements to process. May coordinate with vendors or suppliers to modify or develop testing for components or other parts. Requires a bachelor's degree of Engineering. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in solution or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. Typically requires 10+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Test Engineer IV

    7 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Test Engineer V

    10 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Test Engineering Supervisor

    3 - 5 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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