Mid-Career Software Testers can expect to earn an average of $66K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Software Testers is high. Mid-Career Software Testers who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 64 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$48,240 - $89,627
(Median)
$48K
$66K
$90K
MEDIAN: $65,803
10%
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90%

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$19.33 - $55.67
(Median)
$19
$35
$56
MEDIAN: $35.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$48,240 - $89,627  
   
Bonus
$202.73 - $13,809  
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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$47,211 - $96,144  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 265
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$19.33 - $55.67  
   
Overtime
$10.07 - $44.70  
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
$202.73 - $13,809  
   
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).
)
$47,211 - $96,144  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 79

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Skills That Affect Software Tester Salaries

C#
up arrow 22%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 13%

Java
up arrow 12%

.NET
up arrow 4%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 4%

Test Planning
up arrow 3%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 1%

Test Automation
0%

SQL
0%

National Average
$67,000

Software Test
up arrow 1%

Black Box Testing
up arrow 1%

Regression Testing
up arrow 3%

System Testing
up arrow 8%

C++
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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