Mid-Career Software Design Engineer in Test (SDET) Salary

Generous salaries abound for Mid-Career Software Design Engineer in Tests , with average pay above six figures ($98K) per year. The majority of Mid-Career Software Design Engineer in Tests claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by almost all, and a large number earn vision coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$62,364 - $119,450
(Median)
$62K
$98K
$120K
MEDIAN: $98,256
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National Salary Data (?
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$62,364 - $119,450  
   
Bonus
$2,500 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
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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$65,009 - $128,460  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 83
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $100,911

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For Mid-Career Software Design Engineer in Tests, working in the bustling city of Redmond has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Falling short of the national average by 8 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Seattle.

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

.NET
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C#
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C++
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National Average
$101,000

SQL
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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