A Software Design Engineer in Test (SDET) earns an average salary of $88,213 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) Total Pay (?
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$63,148 - $111,455
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $88,213
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Software Design Engineer in Test (SDET) Total Pay (?
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$20.33 - $50.68
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MEDIAN: $37.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,148 - $111,455  
   
Bonus
$2,538 - $11,941  
Profit Sharing
$991 - $9,967  
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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$63,011 - $119,629  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 240
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.33 - $50.68  
   
Overtime
$36.11 - $48.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,538 - $11,941  
   
Profit Sharing
$991 - $9,967  
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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$63,011 - $119,629  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 240
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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.
Popular Skills for Software Design Engineer in Test (SDET)
Pay Difference By Location
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Skills That Affect Software Design Engineer in Test (SDET) Salaries

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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 6%
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