Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Salary in Seattle (United States)

A Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $88,671 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) in Seattle, Washington Total Pay (?
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$65,327 - $107,059
(Median)
65K
78K
89K
99K
MEDIAN: $88,671
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Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) in Seattle, Washington Total Pay (?
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$15.10 - $46.37
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $37.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$65,327 - $107,059  
   
Bonus
$985 - $12,446  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,795  
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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$65,367 - $115,377  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 174
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $46.37  
   
Overtime
$35.00 - $66.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$985 - $12,446  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,795  
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).
)
$65,367 - $115,377  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 174
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Experience Affects Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
$92,000

Skills That Affect Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) in Seattle, Washington Salaries

C
up arrow 8%
C#
up arrow 5%
Test Automation
up arrow 5%
Linux
up arrow 5%
.NET
up arrow 1%
National Average
$92,000
Java
up arrow 1%
C++
up arrow 2%
SQL
up arrow 5%
HTML
up arrow 8%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 8%
Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 14%

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Gender

Female
20%
female alumni
 
Male
80%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 9%
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