How much does a Senior Software Test Engineer make? The average Senior Software Test Engineer salary is $105,963 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $94,235 and $116,863. 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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Leidos - Reston , VA
As a Test Engineer on this program, you will have the opportunity to perform software development ... Participate in program Agile software development initiatives (standup, planning, Increment ...
Appcast Agency - 26 days ago
Dark Wolf Solutions - Chantilly , VA
Dark Wolf Solutions is looking for a Senior Test Engineer who will provide functional and automated ... Providing manual and automated testing of various software products * Documenting defects
ZipRecruiter - 46 days ago
NextGen Global Resources - Ashburn , VA
Please note, this is NOT a software tester The position responsibilities include: * Entry-level ... Participate in and provide data to prepare and present technical status updates for senior ...
ZipRecruiter - 10 days ago
Valiant Integrated Services - Suffolk , VA
Serve as a Senior Software Developer supporting the Joint Staff J7 providing instruction on the use ... Design, develop, test, troubleshoot, debug and implement software code such as HTML, CGI and ...
Valiant Integrated Services - 11 days ago
Freddie Mac - McLean , VA
... test system integrity • As a senior DevOps engineer you will be responsible for Design, implement, build, deploy, configuration management, and monitor configuration standards • Build and Test ...
Freddie Mac - 26 days ago
CyberCoders - Dulles , VA
Senior Software Engineer (Java) If you are a Senior Software Engineer with Java experience, please ... tests - Create understandable software and communicate status of daily work - Create metrics and ...
CyberCoders, Inc - 52 days ago

Senior Software Test Engineer Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Senior Software Test Engineer between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 28, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Senior Software Test Engineer in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $132,453
Washington, DC $117,958
Miami, FL $103,156
Chicago, IL $112,415
Boston, MA $119,388
New York, NY $127,473
Dallas, TX $105,274
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Average Base Salary

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Average Total Cash Compensation

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What is the average salary for Senior Software Test Engineer in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Senior Software Test Engineer in the United States. The base salary for Senior Software Test Engineer ranges from $94,235 to $116,863 with the average base salary of $105,963. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $98,097 to $126,229 with the average total cash compensation of $112,680.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $105,963 $94,235 - $116,863
Bonus $6,718 $3,862 - $9,366
Total Pay $112,680 $98,097 - $126,229
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What's the difference between Senior Software Engineer in Test and Senior Software Test Engineer?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 28, 2020. The average salary of Senior Software Test Engineer is $105,963, and the average salary of Senior Software Engineer in Test is $111,851. The average salary of Senior Software Engineer in Test is higher than Senior Software Test Engineer. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
I am a Senior Software Test Engineer, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for Senior Software Test Engineer. a Senior Software Test Engineer Salary in New Britain, CT is $114,441 as of October 28, 2020; a Senior Software Test Engineer Salary in Barnstable, MA is $111,740 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Senior Software Test Engineer vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Senior Software Test Engineer?
Salary ranges for a Senior Software Test Engineer can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
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Last Update: October 28, 2020