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

Mid-Career Software Design Engineer in Tests take home an average $99K annually. Nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and almost all get vision benefits. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$69,447 - $115,488
$69K
$99K
$120K
MEDIAN: $98,914
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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

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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. In Seattle, salaries are 6 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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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