Validation Specialist, Drug/Chemical Salary
Pay for Drug and Chemical Validation Specialists in the United States sits in the ballpark of $71K annually. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Male Drug and Chemical Validation Specialists are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 68 percent of professionals. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
Job Description for Validation Specialist, Drug/Chemical
- 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.
- Design, develop, and implement a verification program for trending of process data that includes all required procedures.
- Assist validation lead as necessary.
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Popular Skills for Validation Specialist, Drug/Chemical
Drug and Chemical Validation Specialists only report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, 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. Microsoft Excel and Data Analysis also typically command lower compensation. Those educated in Microsoft Excel tend to be well versed in Data Analysis.
Pay by Experience Level for Validation Specialist, Drug/Chemical
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
The average beginner in this position makes around $54K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $80K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $82K in this role. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Drug and Chemical Validation Specialists report making only $67K on average.