Software Design Engineer in Test (SDET) Salary (United States)

A Software Design Engineer in Test (SDET) earns an average salary of $89,751 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Software Design Engineer in Test (SDET) Salary (?
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$64,753 - $112,419
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MEDIAN: $89,751
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Software Design Engineer in Test (SDET) Salary (?
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$20.33 - $59.60
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$64,753 - $112,419  
   
Bonus
$2,487 - $12,541  
Profit Sharing
$984 - $10,067  
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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$63,385 - $121,757  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 193
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.33 - $59.60  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,487 - $12,541  
   
Profit Sharing
$984 - $10,067  
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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$63,385 - $121,757  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Job Description for Software Design Engineer in Test (SDET)

  • Document, track, and resolve software bugs or defects with help from the programming team.
  • Design benchmarks, test cases, and testing framework.
  • Develop manual and program automated test software using diverse tools and source documentation.
  • Participate in product design reviews and modify requirements.

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Experience Affects Software Design Engineer in Test (SDET) Salaries

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Skills That Affect Software Design Engineer in Test (SDET) Salaries

Java
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.NET
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
20%
female alumni
 
Male
80%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 76% employee benefits None: 6%
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