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

Compensation for Mid-Career Software Design Engineer in Tests is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($98K). Nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a strong majority get vision benefits. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Mid-Career Software Design Engineer in Tests are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$64,964 - $118,568

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Salary
$64,964 - $118,568  
   
Bonus
$2,525 - $12,729  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $4,069  
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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$65,706 - $125,869  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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Pay Difference by 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. Trailing the national average by 10 percent, Seattle is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career 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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 80% employee benefits None: 7%
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