Average Senior Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Salary

$111,586
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,365
Bonus
$4,000
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The average salary for a Senior Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) is $111,586.
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$83k
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$112k
90%
$136k
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$83k - $136k
Bonus
$3k - $18k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$85k - $146k

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Popular Skills for Senior Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET)

Skills in Test Automation, Selenium Automated Test Tool, Java and Python are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C# Programming Language.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET)

An early career Senior Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $103,541 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Senior Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,154 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $115,033 based on 97 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $123,504.
Employees with Senior Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 20.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (9.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (4.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (18.0% less), Chicago, Illinois (12.6% less) and Seattle, Washington (1.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 223 survey responses.
Early Career
9.0%
Mid Career
39.0%
Experienced
43.5%
Late Career
8.5%