Software Tester

Software Tester Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$74,000
$57,000
Min 10%
$74,000
Median 50%
$96,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Populus Group
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
1.8 years
How much does a software tester make?
As a Software Tester in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $74,475 per year or $35.81 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $96,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $57,000 per year. Most Software Tester jobs are in Professional companies and Internet companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Software Tester salaries are District of Columbia, Virginia, Maryland, Colorado, and New Jersey. The typical employment for a Software Tester is 1.8 years.
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Average Software Tester Salary By Location

Software Testers in the US makes an average salary of $74,475 per year or $35.81 per hour. Washington, DC reports the highest annual salary for Software Testers at 98,228. The Washington, DC average entry-level salary for Software Testers is $71,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Software Tester salaries are District of Columbia, Virginia, Maryland, Colorado, and New Jersey. Tennessee, Wisconsin, Nevada, Oklahoma, and Arkansas are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Washington, DC
$98,228
2
Reston, VA
$93,689
3
Catonsville, MD
$89,245
4
San Francisco, CA
$89,221
5
Piscataway, NJ
$87,217

Average Software Tester Salary By Company

If you are a Software Tester, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Professional companies and Internet companies have the most job opportunities for Software Testers. Populus Group and RamQuest are the best paying companies for Software Testers. Companies like Science Applications International ... and SAS Institute also pay high salaries to their Software Testers.

Average Software Tester Pay By Industry

Wages for Software Testers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Technology companies, Health Care companies, and Finance companies tend to have the highest salaries for Software Testers. Technology companies pay their Software Testers the highest wages, averaging $76,050 per year. Health Care companies and Finance companies pay well too, at $74,282 and $73,371, respectively. The types of companies that pay Software Testers the least are in the Manufacturing industry, where the average annual salary is $71,484.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Technology
$76,050
2
Health Care
$74,282
3
Finance
$73,371
4
Manufacturing
$71,484

Recently Added Software Tester Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Kelly It
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01/31/2020
$50,088
Randstad
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$95,710
Ektello
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$52,175
Randstad
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$75,215
Enfos
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$45,000
Kelly Services
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$50,088
Robert Half
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11/19/2019
$41,740
Robert Half
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11/12/2019
$41,740
Eliassen Group
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$52,175
Eliassen Group
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$52,175
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