Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Salary with Test Automation skills (United States)

A Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) with Test Automation skills earns an average salary of $98,029 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) with Test Automation skills Total Pay (?
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$70,276 - $119,579
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $98,028
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Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) with Test Automation skills Total Pay (?
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$17.54 - $51.83
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MEDIAN: $38.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$70,276 - $119,579  
   
Bonus
$1,946 - $13,352  
Profit Sharing
$4,500 - $14,000  
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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$68,000 - $126,032  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 87
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.54 - $51.83  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,946 - $13,352  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,500 - $14,000  
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).
)
$68,000 - $126,032  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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Pay Difference By Location

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$99,000
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Experience Affects Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) with Test Automation skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$99,000
Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 6%
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