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Software Test Engineer Salary

$104,913 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Software Test Engineer is $104,913 a year and $50 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Software Test Engineer is between $73,430 and $130,317. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Software Test Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Develops, researches, designs, implements, tests, and evaluates software and systems, in conjunction with hardware product development, that enable computers to perform their applications, applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Software Test Engineer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Software Developers, Applications

Job family population: 849,230

Estimated population of Software Test Engineer jobs: 548,382

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Software Test Engineer Job Listings for United States

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Jun 17
Mountain View, CA, USA
Akorbi Workforce Solutions
Software Test Engineer The world's Internet data traffic is increasingly dominated by video. To address this challenge, The Client and other members in the Alliance for Open Media are actively ...
Software Test Engineer
Jun 19
Dallas, TX, USA
Top Group
【Software Test Engineer TX# 26049 】 < Requirements > * Around 5 years of software validation / testing experience. * Working experience in a project management or validation / testing team in ...
Software Test Engineer
Jun 19
Oxnard, CA, USA
Search Solutions
A degree in software or engineering is needed. * Experience in testing software/firmware. * Experience with writing automated test scripts. * Software: C++, C# or Java. * Scripting languages such as ...
Software Test Engineer
Jun 17
Mentor, OH, USA
ProTech Staffing Solutions
Our customer has a Software Test Engineer job. Position Summary: Design, develop, and execute software verification tests. Analyze software requirements and design specifications for testability.
Staff Software Test Engineer
Jun 19
Foster City, CA, USA
... Sr. Software Test Engineer will play a pivotal role in our Merchant & Acquiring Processing department. In this mission critical role, it's an opportunity to design and implement test solutions and ...
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