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

Salaries for Mid-Career Software Design Engineer in Tests are generous, with average pay above six figures ($98K) per year. Almost all have medical and dental plans, and a fair number have vision insurance. Most Mid-Career Software Design Engineer in Tests survey respondents are men (73 percent). Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Software Design Engineer in Tests is high.

$64,564 - $118,648
(Median)
$65K
$98K
$120K
MEDIAN: $97,848
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$64,564 - $118,648  
   
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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$65,582 - $125,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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Pay Difference by Location


Redmond is home to an above-average pay rate for Mid-Career Software Design Engineer in Tests, 9 percent higher than the national average. Seattle is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 10 percent.

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

.NET
up arrow 9%

C#
up arrow 7%

C++
up arrow 2%

National Average
$101,000

SQL
up arrow 1%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 10%

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: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 79% employee benefits None: 7%
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