Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Software Test Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$101,129 / yrTotal Pay
$84,755 / yrBase Pay
$16,375 / yrAdditional Pay

$101,129

 / yr
$15K$714K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Software Test Engineer is $101,129 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $84,755 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $16,375 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Software Test Engineer salary is $84,755. Salaries can range from $14,533 - $713,984. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Software Test Engineer in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $101,129.

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What are some related job titles for Software Test Engineer?

Some related job titles are Senior Software Test Engineer Salaries with median pay of $115,405, Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $118,913, Software Engineer In Test Salaries with median pay of $110,198, Software QA Engineer Salaries with median pay of $98,487.

What are total pay estimates for a Software Test Engineer at different companies?

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LTI
3.8
Software Test Engineer

395 salaries

2,013 open jobs

$87,795

 / yr
Tech Mahindra
3.6
Software Test Engineer

325 salaries

1,133 open jobs

$82,722

 / yr
Qualcomm
4.1
Software Test Engineer

227 salaries

31 open jobs

$102,874

 / yr
Aerotek
3.5
Software Test Engineer

75 salaries

10,768 open jobs

$94,190

 / yr
Pactera
4.3
Software Test Engineer

71 salaries

98 open jobs

$95,816

 / yr
Sasken
3.9
Software Test Engineer

61 salaries

3 open jobs

$84,628

 / yr
Arista Networks
4.3
Software Test Engineer

61 salaries

334 open jobs

$104,911

 / yr

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Citrix
3.9
Software Test Engineer

58 salaries

2,982 open jobs

$93,990

 / yr
General Motors (GM)
4.0
Software Test Engineer

55 salaries

1,170 open jobs

$94,864

 / yr
Microsoft
4.4
Software Test Engineer

52 salaries

12,393 open jobs

$104,354

 / yr
IBM
4.1
Software Test Engineer

49 salaries

16,312 open jobs

$90,598

 / yr
Nokia
4.1
Software Test Engineer

47 salaries

11 open jobs

$94,118

 / yr
Brocade
4.2
Software Test Engineer

46 salaries

$104,760

 / yr
WillowTree
4.6
Software Test Engineer

45 salaries

36 open jobs

$97,100

 / yr
World IP Phone
4.5
Software Test Engineer

45 salaries

5 open jobs

$90,163

 / yr
Cisco Systems
4.3
Software Test Engineer

44 salaries

879 open jobs

$101,198

 / yr
Cox Automotive
4.1
Software Test Engineer

40 salaries

1,010 open jobs

$92,222

 / yr
Xavient
3.5
Software Test Engineer

39 salaries

$89,582

 / yr
Qualtrics
4.2
Software Test Engineer

37 salaries

895 open jobs

$91,529

 / yr
RealNetworks
3.3
Software Test Engineer

34 salaries

1 open jobs

$122,891

 / yr
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Recent software test engineer Salaries

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Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Software Test Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$150,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Software Test Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$100

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$150,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$187,500

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Software Engineer Test Infrastructure

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$145,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$180,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$110,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$110,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Software Test Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$83,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Software Test Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Software Test Engineer is $84,755 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Software Test Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 6469 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Test Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Software Test Engineer in United States is $626,669 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Test Engineer in United States is $11,463 per year.

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