Software Test Engineer salary in California

Average salary
$89,000/yr
Based on 174 income tax records
$33,500
$215,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$33,500
$215,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Software Test Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Software Test Engineer is $89,000 per year. This is based on data from 174 TurboTax users who reported their job as Software Test Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Software Test Engineer salary can vary between $33,500 to $215,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Software Test Engineer salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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San Jose, CA
15 income tax records
$153,500/yr
$71K – $183K
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Fremont, CA
11 income tax records
$125,500/yr
$103K – $164K
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San Diego, CA
20 income tax records
$78,000/yr
$61K – $99K

Software Test Engineer salary by company

Employer
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Software Test Engineer demographics in California

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64% are single
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36% are married
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27% have kids
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30% own a home

Software Test Engineer salaries by age in California

$0
$27,500
$55,000
$82,500
$110,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Software Test Engineers in California

174 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a software test engineer in California is $89,000 per year. Software test engineer salaries in California can vary between $33,500 to $215,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 174 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as software test engineer.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for software test engineers in California: San Jose, CA ($153,500 a year), Fremont, CA ($125,500 a year), and San Diego, CA ($78,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.