Software Test Engineer (STE) Salary

The average pay for a Software Test Engineer (STE) is Rs 345,969 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

Rs 178,677 - Rs 698,320
Rs 180K
Rs 350K
Rs 700K
MEDIAN: Rs 345,968

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National Salary Data (?
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Rs 178,677 - Rs 698,320  
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Profit Sharing
Rs 1,007 - Rs 357,586  
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Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
Rs 179,075 - Rs 730,531  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 413
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 354,176

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Software Test Engineer (STE) Reviews

What is it like working as a Software Test Engineer (STE)?

Software Test Engineer (STE) in Bangalore:
"Work Flexibility, Low salary, Flexible office timings."
Pros: Work Flexibility. Good Atmosphere. Brand name.
Cons: Low Salary. Not much learning. Slow growth.

Software Test Engineer (STE) in Bangalore:
"Keen Observation Towards Stability, User Acceptance Skills"
Pros: Very much interested in finding the bugs and also finding a way to fix it.
Cons: I get irritated when the result of raised valid issue - is that the developer only says "It's as designed."

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Experience Affects Software Test Engineer (STE) Salaries

National Average
Rs 354,000

Skills That Affect Software Test Engineer (STE) Salaries

Black Box Testing
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Rs 354,000

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System Testing
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Regression Testing
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 82 votes.


25 %
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
medical benefits
Vision: 8%
dental benefits
None: 23%