Entry-Level Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) is $86,336 per year. A skill in Test Planning is associated with high pay for this job.

$59,155 - $108,619
(Median)
$59K
$86K
$110K
MEDIAN: $86,336
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$16.45 - $45.59
(Median)
$16
$31
$46
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,155 - $108,619  
   
Bonus
$-0.46 - $12,371  
Profit Sharing
$984 - $14,681  
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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$57,216 - $115,384  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 374
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.45 - $45.59  
   
Overtime
$26.04 - $50.68  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.46 - $12,371  
   
Profit Sharing
$984 - $14,681  
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).
)
$57,216 - $115,384  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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National Average: $87,781

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

Test Planning
up arrow 11%

C++
up arrow 5%

C
up arrow 3%

Python
0%

National Average
$88,000

C#
up arrow 1%

Java
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 1%

ASP.NET
up arrow 1%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

Test Automation
up arrow 2%

.NET
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 3%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 6%

SQL
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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