A Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $91,152 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. A skill in Microsoft SQL Server is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$67,021 - $115,650
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MEDIAN: $91,152
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Salary
$67,021 - $115,650  
   
Bonus
$2,923 - $19,627  
Total Pay (?
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$66,242 - $118,080  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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Hourly Rate
$35.61  
   
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Bonus
$2,923 - $19,627  
   
Total Pay (?
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$66,242 - $118,080  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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Experience Affects Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Salaries



National Average
$94,000


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

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 13%

C#
up arrow 9%


ASP.NET
up arrow 6%

C++
up arrow 4%

Linux
up arrow 4%

Python
up arrow 4%

C
up arrow 3%

Java
up arrow 1%

HTML
0%

National Average
$94,000

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 2%

Test Planning
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 4%


.NET
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
medical benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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