SOFTWARE TEST ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$79,000
$59,000
Min 10%
$79,000
Median 50%
$105,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Netflix
Highest Paying City
San Mateo, CA
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Average Experience Level
2.6 years
How much does a software test engineer make?
Software Test Engineers in America make an average salary of $79,457 per year or $38.2 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $59,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $105,000. Internet companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The best states for high paying Software Test Engineer jobs are Hawaii, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and District of Columbia. The typical employment in the position spans 2.6 years.
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Average Software Test Engineer Salary By Company

Software Test Engineer jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Most Software Test Engineer jobs are in Internet companies and Internet companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Software Test Engineers are Netflix and Groupon. Companies like SAP Ariba and Google also pay high salaries to their Software Test Engineers.

Average Software Test Engineer Salary By Location

As a Software Test Engineer in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $79,457 per year or $38.2 per hour. San Mateo, CA reports the highest annual salary for Software Test Engineers at 86,215. The average entry-level salary in San Mateo, CA is $57,000. Hawaii, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and District of Columbia are the states with the highest payscale for Software Test Engineers. On the other hand, Wisconsin, Mississippi, Minnesota, Louisiana, and North Dakota report the lowest wages for Software Test Engineers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Mateo, CA
$86,215
2
Middletown, NJ
$81,099
3
New York, NY
$80,942
4
Allentown, PA
$80,552
5
Hartford, CT
$80,192

Average Software Test Engineer Salary By Industry

Wages for Software Test Engineers can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Internet companies, Professional companies, and Telecommunication companies pay their Software Test Engineers well. Salaries for Software Test Engineers in Internet companies average $84,466 annually, while Professional companies and Telecommunication companies pay $76,474 and $75,193, respectively. At $73,535, the average salary for Software Test Engineers in the Automotive industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Internet
$84,466
2
Professional
$76,474
3
Telecommunication
$75,193
4
Technology
$73,828
5
Automotive
$73,535

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Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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$125,220
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$90,000
Randstad
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$80,000
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$125,220
Kelly Services
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Robert Half
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Kelly It
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