How much does a Test Engineer V make in the United States? The average Test Engineer V salary in the United States is $148,268 as of November 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $136,833 and $160,456. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Test Engineer V Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Test Engineer V Salary $126,421 US November 27, 2023
25th Percentile Test Engineer V Salary $136,833 US November 27, 2023
50th Percentile Test Engineer V Salary $148,268 US November 27, 2023
75th Percentile Test Engineer V Salary $160,456 US November 27, 2023
90th Percentile Test Engineer V Salary $171,553 US November 27, 2023
25% $136,833 10% $126,421 90% $171,553 75% $160,456 $148,268 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Test Engineer V 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. Being a Test Engineer V 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. Additionally, Test Engineer V 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. The Test Engineer V 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. To be a Test Engineer V typically requires 10+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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