Entry-Level Validation Engineer Salary

An average Entry-Level Validation Engineer can expect to take home roughly $68K per year. In the world of Entry-Level Validation Engineers, total cash compensation can vary between $49K and $94K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $10K and $9K, respectively. Geographic location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Validation Engineers. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$50,893 - $89,513
$51K
$68K
$90K
MEDIAN: $68,261
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$18.75 - $40.92
$19
$28
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MEDIAN: $28.16
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$0$94K
Salary $50,893 - $89,513
Bonus $495.18 - $9,712
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,877
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).
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$48,547 - $94,054
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 433
Hourly Data $0$55
Hourly Rate $18.75 - $40.92
Overtime $25.38 - $55.14
Annual Data $0$94K
Bonus $495.18 - $9,712
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $8,877
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).
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$48,547 - $94,054
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 135

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The lowest salaries can be found at General Motors Corporation — median pay is $76K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $59K and only reaching $94K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,482

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

San Jose offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Validation Engineers, 54 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Validation Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Austin (+22 percent), Warren (+18 percent), Detroit (+12 percent), and Auburn Hills (+7 percent). The lowest-paying market is Portland, which sits 23 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Employers also pay below the national average in Irvine (22 percent lower) and Los Angeles (10 percent lower).

Key Stats for Validation Engineer

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Validation Engineer Salaries

verilog
▲35%

C++ Programming Language
▲21%

C++
▲17%

Python
▲15%

Labview
▲14%

System Testing
▲6%

Project Management
▲3%

Test Engineering
▲2%

National Average
$68,000

Regulatory Compliance
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

GMP Compliance
▼5%


Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼6%

Validation
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 17%
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