The average Mid-Career Software Design Engineer in Test can expect to rake in roughly $99K annually. Most enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a large number get vision benefits. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Software Design Engineer in Tests is high. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$64,111 - $116,856
MEDIAN: $99,172

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$64,111 - $116,856  
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$63,274 - $123,172  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $97,888

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Mid-Career Software Design Engineer in Tests will find that Redmond offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 12 percent. In Seattle, salaries are 5 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 88%
dental benefits
None: 12%