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Software Test Technician Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Software Test Technician is $19.72 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Software Test Technician Salary (?
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$28,436 - $54,437
(Median)
28K
39K
47K
54K
MEDIAN: $39,028
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Software Test Technician Salary (?
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$13.85 - $24.71
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,436 - $54,437  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,675  
Profit Sharing
$203.47 - $1,008  
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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$28,862 - $54,151  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.85 - $24.71  
   
Overtime
$23.08 - $41.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,675  
   
Profit Sharing
$203.47 - $1,008  
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).
)
$28,862 - $54,151  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Job Description for Software Test Technician

  • Document findings, record test results, and create reports.
  • Advise engineers and developers in progress and resolution of bugs for final products.
  • Set up, maintain, and install software test lab hardware, software, and equipment.
  • Utilize specifications, test equipment, and software applications to identify bugs and deficiencies in software.
  • Develop quality assurance plans, test cases, and/or protocols for interpreting test results.

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Experience Affects Software Test Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$41,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 21%