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Software Test Engineer salary in Boston

Average Base Salary in Boston

$96,000
$2,500
Additional Cash Compensation
$98,500
Total Compensation
Median: $96K
Min: $68K
Max: $125K

How Much Does a Software Test Engineer Make in Boston?

The average salary for a Software Test Engineer in Boston is $96,000. The average additional cash compensation for a Software Test Engineer in Boston is $2,500. The average total compensation for a Software Test Engineer in Boston is $98,500. Software Test Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Boston from anonymous Software Test Engineer employees in Boston.

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Software Test Engineer jobs in Boston
11

Software Development Engineer in Test

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
Own, design, document, and execute test plans. Work effectively with Development, Product Management, and Infrastructure Engineering. Be a customer advocate. Design and implement various tools for efficient testing. Adopt and establish best engineering practices for the team.

Senior Software Engineer in Test

Waltham
9 hours ago
+31
The CB Protection Linux agent team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer in Test (SET) with strong programming skills to lead the design and development of the team’s automation infrastructure and expand automated test coverage. As a Senior SET on a Scrum team, you will have the opportunity to design and implement automation frameworks as well as create test suites based on those frameworks. You will also be able to use programming skills as an integral part of the development team to fix bugs and work side by side with other engineers. If you are a technically curious programmer with a passion for testing this role will provide you ample opportunity to grow professionally and make a meaningful contribution.

Software Development Engineer in Test

Waltham
4 days ago
+14
Test automation is key to developing mission-critical software in an Agile development environment. We’re looking for a technically curious Software Development Engineer in Test who wants to work on cutting-edge industrial automation involving a real-time machine vision and robot control pipeline - you should love writing software to test software and building bullet-proof systems.

Senior Software Engineer in Test

Greater Boston Area
6 days ago
+15
Senior Software Engineer in Test   Position Summary: At Kyruus, our mission is to empower patients to find the right doctor. We achieve that mission by partnering with the most innovative hospital and healthcare systems, who use our software platform to revolutionize how they deliver healthcare to patients.   About Kyruus Engineering At Kyruus engineering, we are motivated by our mission. Our teams own their products, and we do our best to

Sr. Software Engineer In Test, AppSec

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+28
Threat Stack enables DevOps and SecOps teams to innovate and scale security by providing full-stack security observability from the control plane up to the application layer. Purpose-built for today’s infrastructure, the Threat Stack Cloud Security Platform® and Cloud SecOps Program℠ combine cloud-optimized intrusion defense, continuous security monitoring, and proactive risk assessment to help security and operations teams detect security

Senior Software Development Engineer in Test

Greater Boston Area
1 week ago
+31
•    Build out an automation architecture that supports the rapid construction of tests. •    Develop system, software, and component test plans, automated tests, and supporting libraries. •    Train other engineers on your team so that they can contribute automated tests easily. •    Be an active participant in guiding the automation effort. •    Bring best practices into that effort.

Algorithms Software Engineer in Test - C/C++

Somerville
1 week ago
+16
As an Algorithms Test Engineer, you will conduct in-depth testing of new printing features, including support generation strategies, improvements in accuracy and new printing workflows. Working from a software perspective, your goal is to ensure our newest printing features work reliably before entering QA. You will report into our Director of Software Engineering.

Test Engineer

Somerville
3 days ago
+16
Validate pending design decisions by building and analyzing proof of concept prototypes. Design and implement test setups, relate results back to physical printer behavior. Isolate, reproduce, and resolve issues found during testing on hardware. Prototype and evaluate sensing strategies and control algorithms.

Senior Software Test Engineer

Greater Boston Area
2 days ago
+17
Define testing strategies pre-implementation. Research and gain knowledge in specialized areas in the testing domain (e.g. exploratory testing, usability testing, contract testing, etc.)Emphasizing the importance of executing the right tests. Collaborate with product managers, have an understanding of what to test & deliver. Promote a culture where the team creates well-defined testable acceptance criteria. Drive the team to perform testing during earliest stages of implementation. Be involved in the pull request review process. Assist in root cause analysis with customer facing issues & educate gaps in test approach. Monitor & enhance test automation coverage and test strategy. Identify enhancements or implementations of current/new testing tools. Work with testing community to improve test strategies & automation efficiencies.

Senior QA Test Engineer (EE)

Watertown
1 week ago
+18
Defines and develops test plans for EV Wireless Power Hardware and Software Components. Single/Three Phase PFC Wallboxes, Inverters, Rectifiers, Ground and Vehicle Resonators, and WiTricity’s Tunable Impedance Matching Network (TMN). Customer GUIs. Wireless Power Transfer, Object Detection, and Position Detection Systems. Executes Tests. Functional, Performance, Regression Testing on Hardware/Firmware. Compliance / Interop Testing against SAE and other Wireless Power Standards. Mechanical Stress/Vibration, Environmental, Fault/Error Handling. Collaborates cross functionally to ensure testing requirements are defined. Specifies, designs, and develops test infrastructure including automated test systems. Supports troubleshooting of technical problems; works collaboratively with engineers and team members to resolve outstanding issues. Ensures defect data base is maintained; generates reports for team members to review. Collaborates with team members on continuous improvement initiatives.

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Greater Boston Area
2 weeks ago
+18
Blue State Digital is looking for a skilled SDET with experience working on an enterprise Software as a Service product. In this role, you will focus on writing test automation for complex user interfaces and RESTful web services alongside other Quality Engineers, Software Engineers, and our Product team. You’ll also be a participant in the full development lifecycle, with responsibilities that include crafting test strategies for one or more applications and services, risk identification and mitigation, and logging and verifying bugs. Your work will focus on the BSD Tools, our community mobilization and fundraising platform that powers presidential campaigns, enterprise nonprofits, disaster response, and global brands.

Software Test Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Software Test Engineer salary in Boston is between $80k - $90k.

Average Software Test Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Software Test Engineer make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $105,333 on average.

Software Test Engineer Salary by gender

The average Software Test Engineer salary for women is $85,333 and the average Software Test Engineer salary for men is $106,167.

Software Test Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Software Test Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $124,000. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $69,000.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Boston

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $66,818
Min: $36K
Max: $87K
QA Engineer $94,550
Min: $70K
Max: $161K
Software Test Engineer $96,000
Min: $68K
Max: $125K
Front End Developer $99,020
Min: $62K
Max: $138K
Salesforce Developer $101,357
Min: $76K
Max: $110K
Automation Engineer $106,500
Min: $82K
Max: $158K
Software Engineer $110,057
Min: $47K
Max: $158K
iOS Developer $110,286
Min: $77K
Max: $155K
Android Developer $111,167
Min: $80K
Max: $157K
Sales Engineer $114,156
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
Data Engineer $115,278
Min: $88K
Max: $154K
Data Architect $118,042
Min: $80K
Max: $183K
Security Engineer $123,429
Min: $65K
Max: $156K
DevOps Engineer $124,310
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Senior Software Engineer $127,514
Min: $95K
Max: $170K
Engineering Manager $143,814
Min: $109K
Max: $205K
QA Manager $147,875
Min: $136K
Max: $165K
Principal Software Engineer $155,045
Min: $110K
Max: $210K
Director of Software Engineering $180,071
Min: $162K
Max: $198K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $182,938
Min: $90K
Max: $230K
Vice President of Engineering $208,222
Min: $170K
Max: $272K

Boston Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

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Recent Software Test Engineer salaries in Boston

$88,000
Yearly Salary
A R&D engineer reported a yearly salary of $88,000 with +$2,500 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$123,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $123,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$118,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $118,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Boston
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Boston
$125,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $125,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
Boston
$105,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $105,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Boston
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $85,000
500+ Employees
Boston
$104,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $104,000
500+ Employees
Boston
$70,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $70,000
< 1 Year of Experience
Female
51-200 Employees
Boston
$96,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Test Engineer reported a yearly salary of $96,000
500+ Employees
Boston
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