Median pay for Entry-Level Software Test Engineers is around $66K annually. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Entry-Level Software Test Engineers who answered the questionnnaire. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. For the most part, Entry-Level Software Test Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,077 - $100,059
$48K
$66K
$100K
MEDIAN: $66,376
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$15.21 - $43.70
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,077 - $100,059  
   
Bonus
$489.36 - $10,213  
Total Pay (?
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$44,717 - $100,354  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $43.70  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$489.36 - $10,213  
   
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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$44,717 - $100,354  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Key Stats for Software Test Engineer (STE)

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Software Test Engineer (STE) Salaries

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 15%

C++
up arrow 10%

Linux
up arrow 1%

Java
0%

National Average
$67,000

SQL
up arrow 4%

C#
up arrow 9%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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