The average Mid-Career Software Tester earns approximately $66K per year. Male Mid-Career Software Testers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (66 percent) are men. Most Mid-Career Software Testers report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$47,896 - $90,541
$48K
$66K
$91K
MEDIAN: $65,743
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$19.41 - $55.44
$19
$36
$55
MEDIAN: $35.95
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$47,896 - $90,541  
   
Bonus
$205.11 - $13,642  
Profit Sharing
$1,977  
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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$46,655 - $97,434  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 269
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$19.41 - $55.44  
   
Overtime
$10.14 - $44.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$205.11 - $13,642  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,977  
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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$46,655 - $97,434  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 81

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Key Stats for Software Tester

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
079
5-9 years
80%
10-19 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Software Tester Salaries

C#
up arrow 22%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 14%

Java
up arrow 12%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 11%

.NET
up arrow 4%

Test Planning
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 2%

Test Automation
up arrow 1%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 1%

Software Test
0%

National Average
$68,000

Regression Testing
up arrow 2%

Black Box Testing
up arrow 2%

System Testing
up arrow 8%

C++
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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