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

A Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) with Java skills earns an average salary of $83,412 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) with Java skills Total Pay (?
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$60,359 - $114,843
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $83,411
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Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) with Java skills Total Pay (?
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$17.78 - $52.65
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,359 - $114,843  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,080  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $5,087  
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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$59,525 - $121,365  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 151
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.78 - $52.65  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,080  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $5,087  
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).
)
$59,525 - $121,365  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 151
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National Average
$88,000
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Experience Affects Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) with Java skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
up arrow 15%
National Average
$88,000
Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 9%
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