$109,363
Avg. Salary
$65.24
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Senior Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) with Java skills in Seattle, Washington is $65.24 per hour.

The median Senior Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) has a base pay of $109,363. Salaries generally range from $100k to $114k. The median bonus is . Skills that can affect salary include Java.
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Job Description for Senior Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET)

Senior software development engineers of testing, commonly abbreviated "SDETs," are typically employed by database companies and other companies in the tech industry to identify and fix bugs in companies' computer codes. While some of this debugging is performed by hand, a significant portion of this work is devoted to designing and building automated testing tools and systems which, when implemented, are capable of automatically debugging test cases. After a script is debugged, senior SDETs then provide test documentation and validate the script's completion.

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

Senior Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Job Listings

Key Stats for Senior Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET)

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Senior Software Development Engineer, Test (SDET) Salaries

National Average
$128,000

Experienced
▼6%

Mid-Career
▼20%

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 25%