How much does a Manual Test Engineer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Manual Test Engineer in the United States is $37 as of November 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $30 and $46. Hourly rate 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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Mount Indie - Arlington , VA
We are adding an Automated Test Engineer to our team supporting DMDC (Defense Manpower Data Center ... Execute some manual test cases * Review test results and resolve issues with test cases not meeting ...
ZipRecruiter - 52 days ago
McLean Intelligent Workforce - Springfield , VA
Plan and execute manual tests and automated test scripts using scripting and programming languages and support technical investigations for defects discovered during test activities. * Develop test ...
ZipRecruiter - 17 days ago
Key Choice Group - Richmond , VA
Create a test strategy that encompasses both automated and manual testing * Evolve the framework ... At least 2 years of automation test engineering, preference for candidates that have been involved ...
ZipRecruiter - 10 days ago
CCRi - Charlottesville , VA
We are looking for an experienced Test Engineer to complete software application testing on our ... Working closely with the development team, you will create and extend manual/automated test scripts ...
ZipRecruiter - 54 days ago
CGI Group, Inc. - Alexandria , VA
An employer of choice Position Description As the Test Automation Engineer, you will focus on developing, modifying, and executing automation and manual software test plans. Additionally, you will be ...
CGI - 34 days ago
Dark Wolf Solutions - Chantilly , VA
Dark Wolf Solutions is looking for a Senior Test Engineer who will provide functional and automated ... Providing manual and automated testing of various software products * Documenting defects
ZipRecruiter - 52 days ago
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