Software Test Technician Salary

The average pay for a Software Test Technician is $19.67 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.

$28,977 - $53,678
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$54K
MEDIAN: $39,454
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50%
90%

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$12.91 - $24.88
(Median)
$13
$20
$25
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,977 - $53,678  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,844  
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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$28,384 - $54,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.91 - $24.88  
   
Overtime
$23.18 - $41.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,844  
   
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).
)
$28,384 - $54,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51

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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 8%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Software Test Technician Salaries

Black Box Testing
up arrow 2%

National Average
$42,000

Test Planning
up arrow 2%

Software Test
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 19%