Lead Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Lead Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) is $104,062 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Lead Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Total Pay (?
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$72,911 - $127,330
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$72,911 - $127,330  
   
Bonus
$990 - $20,080  
Profit Sharing
$3,041 - $20,203  
Total Pay (?
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$74,338 - $146,630  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 130
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Job Description for Lead Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET)

  • Find bugs, defects, and regressions.
  • Design, implement, execute and debug information technology test cases and scripts.
  • Validate and document completion of testing and development.
  • Automate test cases.
  • Verify fixes.

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Experience Affects Lead Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%
National Average
$111,000

Skills That Affect Lead Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Salaries

.NET
up arrow 8%
C#
up arrow 2%
Java
up arrow 1%
C++
0%
National Average
$111,000
C
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SQL
up arrow 6%
ASP.NET
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Gender

Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 8%
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