Validation Specialist, Drug/Chemical Salary

Average Drug and Chemical Validation Specialists in the United States make around $71K annually. Most Drug and Chemical Validation Specialists like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most receive medical and dental insurance and the greater part get vision plans. Making up 71 percent of those who took the survey, male Drug and Chemical Validation Specialists greatly outnumber their female counterparts.

$46,540 - $104,359
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$71K
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MEDIAN: $70,920
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$17.87 - $46.72
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MEDIAN: $21.08
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,540 - $104,359  
   
Bonus
$2.86 - $14,191  
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
Total Pay (?
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$41,706 - $109,476  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 98
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.87 - $46.72  
   
Overtime
$23.67 - $41.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2.86 - $14,191  
   
Profit Sharing
$6,500  
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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$41,706 - $109,476  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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Job Description for Validation Specialist, Drug/Chemical

  • Design, develop, and implement a verification program for trending of process data that includes all required procedures.
  • Assist validation lead as necessary.
  • Drive all elements of the validation life cycle from design to packaging.
  • Periodically process capability data to ensure compliance with Food Drug Administration (FDA) standards.

Common Career Paths for Validation Specialist, Drug/Chemical


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Many Drug and Chemical Validation Specialists advance their careers by becoming Validation Engineers, who report a slightly higher median income of $73K.

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Popular Skills for Validation Specialist, Drug/Chemical


Drug and Chemical Validation Specialists report a narrow range of specific skills. Those who have experience with Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Word can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those listing Microsoft Word as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Data Analysis and Microsoft Excel also typically command lower compensation. Most people familiar with Microsoft Excel also know Data Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Validation Specialist, Drug/Chemical

Pay by Experience for a Validation Specialist, Drug/Chemical has a positive trend. An entry-level Validation Specialist, Drug/Chemical with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 64 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Validation Specialist, Drug/Chemical with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Validation Specialist, Drug/Chemical which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 44 salaries. A Validation Specialist, Drug/Chemical with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $110,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Validation Specialist, Drug/Chemical

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Validation Specialist, Drug/Chemical Salaries

Late-Career
▲72%

Experienced
▲27%

Mid-Career
▲23%

National Average
$64,000

▼20%

Skills That Affect Validation Specialist, Drug/Chemical Salaries

National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Excel
▼6%


Microsoft Word
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 12%
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