Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Software Tester is $56,448
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Testers?
An entry-level Software Tester with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,548 based on 73 salaries. An early career Software Tester with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,433 based on 152 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Software Testers Do?
When a software or app developer is creating a program for professional or consumer use, a software tester plays a key role in the process. The tester typically works as part of a quality assurance or engineering quality control department. He or she receives software builds at various stages of completion and puts the program through a variety tests, documenting the software's response. One of the key components in testing is documenting the steps performed in software testing; documentation …Read more
- Develop testing methodologies, schedules, and procedures to debug company software products.
- Document all tests results and communicate status on current projects.
- Perform tests executions and analyze results to ensure software quality assurance.