How much does a Test Engineer III make in the United States? The average Test Engineer III salary in the United States is $101,375 as of September 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $94,348 and $109,619. 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. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $94,348 10% $87,950 90% $117,125 75% $109,619 $101,375 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Test Engineer III

Test Engineer III interacts with other engineering groups to define, document, analyze, perform, and interpret tests for products, systems, components, or modifications. Identifies functional problems and suggests resolutions. Being a Test Engineer III defines internal quality control standards and the maintenance of reliability programs. Documents and analyzes test cases and provides feedback and recommendations for product or design changes. Additionally, Test Engineer III ensures testing procedures are in compliance with any required industry specific standards. Contributes to the development of improvements to overall testing and quality programs for improved results. 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. The Test Engineer III contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be a Test Engineer III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.6%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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