The average Entry-Level Design Verification Engineer can expect to rake in roughly $89K annually. Overall cash earnings for Entry-Level Design Verification Engineers stretch from $72K on the lower end to $120K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $12K from bonuses and $10K from profit sharing. Making up 70 percent of those who took the survey, male Entry-Level Design Verification Engineers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$70,095 - $115,504
(Median)
$70K
$89K
$120K
MEDIAN: $89,249
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$33.68 - $37.64
(Median)
$
$35
$
MEDIAN: $35.00
50%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$70,095 - $115,504  
   
Bonus
$870 - $11,745  
Profit Sharing
$800 - $10,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$71,611 - $120,227  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 160
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$35.24  
   
Overtime
$52.13  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$870 - $11,745  
   
Profit Sharing
$800 - $10,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$71,611 - $120,227  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

Design Verification Engineer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $93,078

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Santa Clara offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Design Verification Engineers, 19 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Design Verification Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Sunnyvale (+8 percent) and San Jose (+6 percent). Trailing the national average by 1 percent, Folsom is the market with the smallest paychecks.

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

Skills That Affect Design Verification Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design, Semiconductor
up arrow 5%

verilog
0%

National Average
$93,000

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 1%

Perl
up arrow 1%

Verilog Vhdl
up arrow 2%

C++
up arrow 3%

C programming Language
up arrow 3%

Board Design / Debug
up arrow 3%

C
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 6%
ADVERTISEMENT