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Tester Salary

$51,693 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tester is $51,693 a year and $25 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Tester is between $37,811 and $63,264. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Tester. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Tests and assesses samples of products during processing stages, using laboratory apparatus, testing equipment, and following standard test procedures.
  • Ascertains physical and chemical properties and ensures products meet quality control standards.
Tester Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Geological and Petroleum Technicians

Job family population: 14,820

Estimated population of Tester jobs: 918

Rate of error: 4.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Tester Job Listings for United States

SOA Tester
Jun 18
Vienna, VA, USA
SOA Tester, Contract, Vienna, VA, $45-53/Hour SOA TESTER - CONTRACT- VIENNA, VA This position is NOT eligible for subcontractors or those that require sponsorship. SOA Tester Skills & Requirements
Small Engine Repair/Tester
Jun 18
Jefferson, WI, USA
Generac Power Systems
The Tester I is expected to perform system tests conform to production and quality standards, analyze malfunction and perform repairs, adjustments or alterations as required, or refer for additional ...
Contract Senior Game Tester
Jun 18
Seattle, Washington, USA
Big Fish Games
Job Posting Title Contract Senior Game Tester Summary Life at Big Fish Games Big Fish Games is an innovative developer and world-class publisher of a diverse portfolio of casual game franchises ...
IVR Tester
Jun 18
Alpharetta, United States
IVR Tester Job Number 19-05756 Join the Eclaro Team! Eclaro is looking for an IVR Tester for our client in Alpharetta, GA. This is a contract position located at our client's site. Eclaro s client is ...
QA Tester IV
Jun 17
Seattle, United States
Ascent Services Group
Job ID 19-06779 Title QA Tester IV Location Seattle, WA Type Contract Job Description The Machine Learning team is searching for someone to help us test both the quality and functionality of future ...
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