Median pay for Entry-Level Software Test Engineers is around $66K per year. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Male Entry-Level Software Test Engineers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (68 percent) are men. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$47,084 - $92,632
$47K
$66K
$93K
MEDIAN: $65,964
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$16.50 - $47.25
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MEDIAN: $26.89
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$47,084 - $92,632  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $10,304  
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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$44,499 - $96,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.50 - $47.25  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
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
$484.79 - $10,304  
   
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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$44,499 - $96,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Key Stats for Software Test Engineer (STE)

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
065
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Software Test Engineer (STE) Salaries

C++
up arrow 11%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 6%

Linux
up arrow 2%

Python
up arrow 1%

National Average
$66,000

Java
up arrow 2%

C#
up arrow 8%

SQL
up arrow 8%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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