Entry-Level Software Test Engineer (STE) Salary

The average Entry-Level Software Test Engineer earns approximately $66K annually. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 67 percent of Entry-Level Software Test Engineers are male. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$47,157 - $90,283
$47K
$66K
$90K
MEDIAN: $66,003
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$15.32 - $51.38
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MEDIAN: $26.32
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$47,157 - $90,283  
   
Bonus
$250.00 - $11,500  
Total Pay (?
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$41,891 - $94,059  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.32 - $51.38  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$250.00 - $11,500  
   
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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$41,891 - $94,059  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Key Stats for Software Test Engineer (STE)

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Software Test Engineer (STE) Salaries

Linux
▲12%

C++
▲11%

C++ Programming Language
▲2%

Python
▲1%

National Average
$66,000

Java
▼3%

SQL
▼6%

C#
▼8%

Microsoft Word
▼9%

C# Programming Language
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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