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Software Test Engineer salary in Seattle

Average Base Salary in Seattle

$91,250
$1,000
Additional Cash Compensation
$92,250
Total Compensation
Median: $91K
Min: $70K
Max: $126K

How Much Does a Software Test Engineer Make in Seattle?

The average salary for a Software Test Engineer in Seattle is $91,250. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Test Engineer in Seattle is $1,000. The average total compensation for a Software Test Engineer in Seattle is $92,250. Software Test Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Seattle from anonymous Software Test Engineer employees in Seattle.

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Software Test Engineer jobs in Seattle
14

Software Development Engineer in Test

Seattle
1 day ago
+27
Our team is a collection of deeply passionate engineers who are riding the cutting edge of cloud computing and web scalability. We organize and sort terabytes of data and develop solutions used by millions of users every single day. We design tools that make sophisticated research simple. Our environment is primarily Java, Scala, C++, Go, JavaScript, Angular.JS, D3/C3, Node.js, MySQL NoSQL (MongoDB), AWS, Python, PHP, and Docker. In our collaborative culture, you will find plenty of opportunities to impact our full-stack product; from Web & mobile UI to data visualization & analysis to microservices APIs to data storage & processing.

Software Development Engineer in Test

Bellevue
1 week ago
Lead the design and development of our automation framework for services, API, UI, etc. Lead the design and development of infrastructure for all of our services, API and UI tests. Lead the design and implementation of various tools for more efficient testing. Design, document and execute test plan for individual feature areas. Work effectively with development and PM counterparts. Assist in the career development of others, actively mentoring individuals and the community. Participate in functional, performance, load, stress, security and integration testing. Working with other senior engineers to develop best practices for software quality assurance across multiple teams. Exert technical influence over multiple teams, increasing their productivity and effectiveness by sharing your deep knowledge and expertise.

Software Development Engineer in Test

Bellevue
1 week ago
Lead the design and implementation of various tools for more efficient testing. Investigate and evaluate existing tools and make recommendations for usage. Identify requirements, design and implement custom tools as needed. Design, document and execute test plan for individual feature areas. Work effectively with development and PM counterparts. Assist in the career development of others, actively mentoring individuals and the community. Participate in functional, performance, load, stress, security and integration testing. Working with other senior engineers to develop best practices for software quality assurance across multiple teams. Exert technical influence over multiple teams, increasing their productivity and effectiveness by sharing your deep knowledge and expertise.

Software Development Engineer in Test - Summer Intern

Seattle
1 week ago
+27
Design and develop test frameworks, test tools, and automation for complex, distributed SaaS systems for STEs, SDET, and SDE to use. Ensure code is tested at the appropriate level (unit vs functional, or API vs UI), reducing unnecessary test cases, intermittent failures, and increased execution time. Define, implement, and analyze metrics to determine test effectiveness and the overall quality of software. Research, share, and recommend new technologies, best practices, and trends Help your team evolve by actively participating in the code review process, design discussions, planning, and post-mortem reviews.

Embedded Software Development Engineer in Test

Kirkland
1 week ago
+19
We are seeking an Embedded Software Developer in Test (SDET) who will be responsible for developing test automation in support of RF testing. The ideal candidate will automate the testing of firmware and embedded applications used in the control of holographic beamforming antennas. This position will work heavily with the RF Test team to design optimal testing tools and strategies and to ensure product quality. This position reports to the RF Development Test Manager.

Lead Graphics Test Engineer

Bellevue
16 hours ago
+55
In this role, you will work with technical artists, producers, and development on test strategies and approaches for a variety of projects. You will be actively involved in driving the team towards the best balance of automated and manual tests, and in ensuring tools and processes are in place to continually improve quality across the team. In addition to leading the team towards a culture of quality, we expect you to be hands-on and empowered to dive in and solve technical testing challenges as needed.

Software Test Engineer - Intern

Seattle
3 days ago
+27
Design test plans and cases for our full stack web application. Need a strong ability to find bugs worth fixing.  Convert manual tests cases into automated cases in an existing framework using Python or JavaScript. Contribute to test frameworks, test tools, and automation for complex, distributed SaaS systems. Drive quality processes like bug triage, releases decisions, and feature completion criteria.

RF Test Engineer

Kirkland
1 week ago
+19
We are seeking an RF Test Engineer to assist us in the testing of novel RF/Microwave products. The RF Test Engineer will be responsible for working with the design, software, and manufacturing teams to perform & support integration, system, and acceptance testing. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about software automation and able to work in a fast-paced, evolving environment with a variety of prototype and production projects.

Software Test Engineer

Bellevue
1 week ago
+55
Work with customers to reproduce their bug reports in-house. Explore the scope of customer bug reports and provide more detailed advice to developers. Convert customer bug reports into test code that can run inside our test automation frameworks. Work closely with developers to create test plans for new product features. Organize and execute test plans, suites and test cases during execution periods. Communicate with users on our community forum, providing assistance and advice. Collaborate with other testers and developers in an agile environment.

Software Test Engineer - New Grad

Seattle
1 week ago
+27
Design test plans and cases for our full stack web application. Need a strong ability to find bugs worth fixing. A great Ad-hoc tester. Convert manual tests cases into automated cases in an existing framework using Python or JavaScript. Investigate test failures and customer reports using your technical understanding of the product and tools (such as logs) to narrow down repro issues steps and isolate the root problem. Contribute to test frameworks, test tools, and automation for complex, distributed SaaS systems. Drive quality processes like bug triage, releases decisions, and feature completion criteria.

SDET II

Seattle
2 days ago
+23
As the SDET II, you will report to the Release and QA Manager. In this role, you will be responsible for writing automated tests and building out test pipelines for the purpose of discovering defects (both functional and visual) and reporting on them in a written fashion. The surface area that you will cover will be extensive -- mobile apps (iOS, Android), backend web services, front-end javascript projects, legacy code bases and even PCI-compliant environments. You will contribute to the creative process by helping to identify problems quickly. You will work with other members of the team, in a highly collaborative environment, to arrive at meaningful and beautiful solutions. You’ll be working with us to drive design and development to completion, thus shipping beautiful and extensible software that delights real people. You will also help to establish testing and quality assurance best practices that allow for other to join in on the process.

Software Development Engineer in Test

Seattle
4 days ago
+44
Working with developers and program managers to write test cases based on specifications and user stories. Owning the end-to-end testing process of software applications. Discovering deficiencies and ambiguities in stories and requirements. Performing automated and manual functional testing of application software. Maintaining and expanding existing test suites. Collaborating with developers to detail and log defects and to provide feedback on improvement areas. Mentoring other QA engineers to grow in their roles. Assisting support and operations in resolving technical issues in a “last tier” support capacity.

Software Test Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Software Test Engineer salary in Seattle is between $90k - $100k.

Average Software Test Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Test Engineer make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $93,368 on average.

Software Test Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Test Engineer salary for women is $91,500 and the average Software Test Engineer salary for men is $91,500.

Software Test Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Test Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $110,000.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Seattle

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $84,321
Min: $64K
Max: $109K
Software Test Engineer $90,537
Min: $70K
Max: $126K
QA Engineer $92,883
Min: $54K
Max: $149K
Front End Developer $96,515
Min: $55K
Max: $134K
iOS Developer $98,818
Min: $76K
Max: $130K
Salesforce Developer $99,125
Min: $74K
Max: $140K
Automation Engineer $107,167
Min: $94K
Max: $133K
Data Engineer $111,371
Min: $70K
Max: $150K
Android Developer $114,611
Min: $95K
Max: $126K
Sales Engineer $117,080
Min: $87K
Max: $145K
DevOps Engineer $117,485
Min: $70K
Max: $150K
Security Engineer $124,000
Min: $85K
Max: $173K
QA Manager $129,333
Min: $80K
Max: $155K
Software Engineer $129,356
Min: $70K
Max: $295K
Data Architect $140,450
Min: $113K
Max: $195K
Senior Software Engineer $155,391
Min: $110K
Max: $218K
Principal Software Engineer $169,373
Min: $145K
Max: $197K
Engineering Manager $176,004
Min: $131K
Max: $375K
Director of Software Engineering $219,647
Min: $151K
Max: $252K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $225,000
Min: $137K
Max: $350K
Vice President of Engineering $253,536
Min: $160K
Max: $330K

Seattle Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

Skills that affect Software Test Engineer salaries in Seattle

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SQL
1% have this skill
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QA
1% have this skill
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Java
1% have this skill
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.NET
1% have this skill
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DevOps
1% have this skill
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C#
1% have this skill

Recent Software Test Engineer salaries in Seattle

$72,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Development Engineer in Test reported a yearly salary of $72,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
1-10 Employees
Seattle
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $80,000
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$93,000
Yearly Salary
A SDET reported a yearly salary of $93,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Seattle
$80,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $80,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$96,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $96,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Seattle
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $90,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Seattle
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $110,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Seattle
$96,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $96,000
500+ Employees
Seattle
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $95,000
500+ Employees
Seattle
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $70,000
500+ Employees
Seattle
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