The average pay for an Entry-Level Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) is $76,293 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are C++, Python, C, C#, and ASP. NET.

$50,894 - $102,589
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MEDIAN: $76,293
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$19.87 - $50.28
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,894 - $102,589  
   
Bonus
$487.96 - $13,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,468 - $20,196  
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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$50,795 - $107,513  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 224
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.87 - $50.28  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$487.96 - $13,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,468 - $20,196  
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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$50,795 - $107,513  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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National Average: $78,668

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Key Stats for Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET)

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
18%
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Skills That Affect Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Salaries

C++
up arrow 18%

Python
up arrow 16%

C
up arrow 15%

C#
up arrow 11%

ASP.NET
up arrow 11%

Java
up arrow 9%

Linux
up arrow 7%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 5%


Test Planning
up arrow 2%

SQL
up arrow 1%

National Average
$79,000

C# Programming Language
up arrow 7%

.NET
up arrow 7%

HTML
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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