Entry-Level Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) is $77,415 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are C++, Python, and C.

$52,874 - $103,409
$53K
$77K
$100K
MEDIAN: $77,415
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$19.57 - $50.77
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$51
MEDIAN: $36.55
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,874 - $103,409  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,697  
Profit Sharing
$1,745 - $20,377  
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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$52,513 - $108,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 211
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.57 - $50.77  
   
Overtime
$53.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,697  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,745 - $20,377  
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).
)
$52,513 - $108,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Key Stats for Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET)

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Salaries

C++
▲16%

Python
▲16%

C
▲13%

C#
▲9%

ASP.NET
▲9%

▲8%

Linux
▲5%

SQL
▲3%


Selenium Automated Test Tool
▲2%

Test Planning
▼0%

National Average
$80,000

C# Programming Language
▼7%

▼7%

HTML
▼8%

Microsoft Word
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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