Entry-Level Validation Engineer Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Validation Engineers come in at around $68K per year on average. Total incomes of Entry-Level Validation Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $7K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $48K and $94K. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of Entry-Level Validation Engineers (68 percent) who took the survey are men. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Validation Engineers is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,044 - $89,740
$50K
$68K
$90K
MEDIAN: $68,318
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$18.98 - $41.09
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$27
$41
MEDIAN: $27.41
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$50,044 - $89,740  
   
Bonus
$499.05 - $9,718  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,067  
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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$47,928 - $94,469  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 394
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$18.98 - $41.09  
   
Overtime
$24.92 - $53.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$499.05 - $9,718  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,067  
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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$47,928 - $94,469  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 118
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Employees at General Motors Corporation take home the smallest paychecks, and $76K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $59K and quickly nearing the top at only $94K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,348

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Surpassing the national average by 55 percent, Entry-Level Validation Engineers in San Jose receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Validation Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Austin (+22 percent), Warren (+18 percent), Detroit (+12 percent), and Auburn Hills (+8 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 in Irvine and Los Angeles also lean toward paying below-median salaries (22 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Validation Engineer

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Validation Engineer Salaries

verilog
▲36%

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 73 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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