What does a Software Test Engineer do?

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Avg. Experience2-4 years

Software Test Engineer Salaries

Average Base Pay

$4,779 /month
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$3K
Median: $5K
$7K
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Software Test Engineer Career Path

Learn how to become a Software Test Engineer, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

Software Test Engineer

Years of Experience Distribution

0 - 1
14%
2 - 4
54%
5 - 7
21%
8+
11%
Not including years spent in education and/or training

Software Test Engineer Insights

Read what Software Test Engineer professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
GlobalStepGlobalStep
Software Test Engineer
11 Nov 2021

“The experiences I have gained along the way are irreplaceable and incredibly valuable for my career growth.”

QualcommQualcomm
Software Test Engineer
5 Feb 2022

“It's been 8 months since I joined and i am really finding it good and see an enormous growth opportunity”

SpectrumSpectrum
Senior Software Test Engineer
13 Sept 2021

“Have to wear many hats and sometimes good work is not recognized or rewarded beyond standard pay increases and bonuses”

Agilent TechnologiesAgilent Technologies
Software Test Automation Engineer
5 Dec 2020

“Everyone was so friendly when I started and went out of their way to make sure I felt comfortable.”

EntercomsEntercoms
Software Test Engineer
30 Jan 2023

“I had joined here as a fresher and for freshers it is the best opportunity to start career here.”

AwanTunaiAwanTunai
Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET) II
31 Oct 2022

“Very much transparent work culture and best your early career engineers to work with latest IT techs.”

Sonata SoftwareSonata Software
Software Test Engineer
29 Dec 2022

“Good payment for your work and recognises you if you and your work is worth of.”

Full CreativeFull Creative
Software Testing Intern
15 Nov 2020

“I'm able to learn a lot on a daily basis and the mentoring is really good.”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a Software Test Engineer

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