How much does a Software Tester III make in the United States? The average Software Tester III salary in the United States is $59,450 as of December 27, 2022, but the range typically falls between $51,710 and $70,690. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Software Tester III follows uniform testing procedures. Tests the most complex features of new software releases using pre-defined test plans and scripts to identify defects. Being a Software Tester III performs follow-up rounds of testing as needed. Documents results and uses designated systems and tools to track outcomes. In addition, Software Tester III may require an Associate's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor. Being a Software Tester III works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Working as a Software Tester III typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2023 Salary.com)

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