The average pay for an Entry-Level Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) is $76,764 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are C++, C, Python, C#, and ASP. NET.

$50,871 - $103,500
(Median)
$51K
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$100K
MEDIAN: $76,764
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$19.87 - $50.28
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,871 - $103,500  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $13,346  
Profit Sharing
$1,468 - $20,196  
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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$51,068 - $108,158  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 221
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.87 - $50.28  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
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
$-0.49 - $13,346  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,468 - $20,196  
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).
)
$51,068 - $108,158  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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National Average: $79,053

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

C++
up arrow 17%

C
up arrow 14%

Python
up arrow 14%

C#
up arrow 10%

ASP.NET
up arrow 10%

Linux
up arrow 8%

Java
up arrow 7%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 3%

Test Automation
up arrow 2%

SQL
0%

National Average
$79,000

Test Planning
up arrow 1%

.NET
up arrow 6%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 8%

HTML
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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