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

The average pay for an Entry-Level Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) is $84,459 per year.
Entry-Level Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Salary (?
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$60,031 - $104,212
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $84,459
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Entry-Level Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Salary (?
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$17.52 - $46.01
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,031 - $104,212  
   
Bonus
$992 - $12,083  
Profit Sharing
$976 - $10,800  
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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$59,850 - $111,530  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 334
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.52 - $46.01  
   
Overtime
$26.21 - $50.45  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$992 - $12,083  
   
Profit Sharing
$976 - $10,800  
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).
)
$59,850 - $111,530  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Salaries

Software Test
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C#
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Microsoft SQL Server
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.NET
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National Average
$87,000
C++
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Test Automation
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SQL
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C
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Java
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Linux
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ASP.NET
up arrow 6%
HTML
up arrow 7%
Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 9%
Python
up arrow 13%
Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
22%
female alumni
 
Male
78%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 10%