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

The average pay for an Entry-Level Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) is $85,294 per year.

$59,474 - $104,941
(Median)
$59K
$85K
$100K
MEDIAN: $85,294
10%
50%
90%

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$17.83 - $45.59
(Median)
$18
$34
$46
MEDIAN: $34.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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
Salary
$59,474 - $104,941  
   
Bonus
$489.36 - $12,229  
Profit Sharing
$973 - $10,872  
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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$58,771 - $112,265  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 315
National Hourly Rate 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$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.83 - $45.59  
   
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$489.36 - $12,229  
   
Profit Sharing
$973 - $10,872  
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).
)
$58,771 - $112,265  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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

C#
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

Software Test
up arrow 3%

C++
up arrow 2%

.NET
up arrow 1%

C
up arrow 1%

National Average
$87,000

Linux
up arrow 1%

Java
up arrow 2%

Test Automation
up arrow 2%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 5%

ASP.NET
up arrow 7%

HTML
up arrow 9%

Python
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 9%