Entry-Level Software Test Engineer (STE) Salary

Entry-Level Software Test Engineers take home an average $66K per year. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — slightly less than a fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. Most Entry-Level Software Test Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Entry-Level Software Test Engineers (68 percent) survey respondents are male. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$47,808 - $93,970
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$66K
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MEDIAN: $66,499
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$15.21 - $51.78
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$0$97K
Salary $47,808 - $93,970
Bonus $-0.50 - $8,054
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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$40,652 - $97,781
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 61
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $15.21 - $51.78
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$97K
Bonus $-0.50 - $8,054
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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$40,652 - $97,781
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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Key Stats for Software Test Engineer (STE)

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
8%
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Skills That Affect Software Test Engineer (STE) Salaries

Linux
▲13%

C++
▲12%

C++ Programming Language
▲2%

Python
▲2%

National Average
$65,000

Java
▼2%

SQL
▼5%

C#
▼7%

C# Programming Language
▼8%

Microsoft Word
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 22%
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