The average pay for a Software Tester is Rs 315,144 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Experience strongly influences salary for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Test Planning, Test Automation, Integration Testing, Selenium Automated Test Tool, and Automated Testing.

Rs 143,547 - Rs 680,423
(Median)
Rs 140K
Rs 320K
Rs 680K
MEDIAN: Rs 315,144
10%
50%
90%

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Rs 87.50 - Rs 500
(Median)
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Rs 250
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MEDIAN: Rs 250
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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Rs 0Rs 230KRs 460KRs 690K
Salary
Rs 143,547 - Rs 680,423  
   
Bonus
Rs 3,024 - Rs 77,240  
Profit Sharing
Rs 8,500  
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).
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Rs 143,739 - Rs 684,604  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,849
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Rs 0Rs 240Rs 480Rs 720
Hourly Rate
Rs 250.00  
   
Overtime
Rs 58.72 - Rs 715  
National Annualized Data (?
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Rs 0Rs 500KRs 1MRs 1.5M
Bonus
Rs 3,024 - Rs 77,240  
   
Profit Sharing
Rs 8,500  
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 143,739 - Rs 684,604  
Country: United States | Currency: INR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: Rs 320,312

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Software Tester Reviews

What is it like working as a Software Tester?

Software Tester in Bangalore:
"Corporate culture."
Pros: Challenging ,culture, work flexibility, office conditions, stress level, perks, the management.

Software Tester in Chennai:
"Testing is a good job."
Pros: I feel happy to deliver a product as defect free. I given more effect to do the product as defect free and make it go to live. Invented new automation tools for our product and also I'm very interested to learn and research about new automation tool.

Software Tester in Bangalore:
"Profession for the curious."
Pros: Get to learn various domains. An individual gets knowledge of different strategies and implementations. Easier to start. Uncompromising standards required.
Cons: Not well paying. People to people cooperation is lacking.

Software Tester in Mumbai:
"Corporate culture, work flexibility, office conditions"
Pros: My colleagues, they are the best
Cons: Top management, Inter decision on base level

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Experience Affects Software Tester Salaries



National Average
Rs 320,000


Skills That Affect Software Tester Salaries






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SQL
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Microsoft Word
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Regression Testing
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Acceptance Testing
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Black Box Testing
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National Average
Rs 320,000

Usability Testing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
medical benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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