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

An average Mid-Career Software Design Engineer in Test can expect to take home roughly $99K annually. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to nearly all, and almost all earn vision coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$69,447 - $115,488
$69K
$99K
$120K
MEDIAN: $98,914
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$0$126K
Salary $69,447 - $115,488
Bonus $7,520
Profit Sharing $1,965
Total Pay (?
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$66,970 - $126,018
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 4 May 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $98,480

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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 6 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Seattle.

Key Stats for Software Design Engineer in Test (SDET)

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
5-9 years
93%
10-19 years
7%
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Skills That Affect Software Design Engineer in Test (SDET) Salaries

.NET
▲13%

C#
▲11%

C++
▲4%

SQL
▲2%

National Average
$98,000

Microsoft SQL Server
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 92%
no benefits
None: 8%
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