Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) in Seattle Salary

A Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $93,935 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are JavaScript and Microsoft SQL Server. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$69,207 - $113,073
(Median)
$69K
$94K
$110K
MEDIAN: $93,935
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90%

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$16.21 - $51.50
(Median)
$16
$42
$52
MEDIAN: $41.00
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50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$69,207 - $113,073  
   
Bonus
$974 - $14,848  
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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$70,025 - $120,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 145
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.21 - $51.50  
   
Overtime
$44.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$974 - $14,848  
   
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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$70,025 - $120,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Experience Affects Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Salaries



National Average
$97,000


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

JavaScript
up arrow 19%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 13%

HTML
up arrow 8%


C#
up arrow 6%

Java
up arrow 3%

ASP.NET
up arrow 3%

C++
up arrow 2%

.NET
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 1%

C
0%

Linux
0%

National Average
$97,000

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 15%

Python
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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