$102,337
Avg. Salary
$45.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$8,895

Bonus

$5,700

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Design Verification Engineer is $45.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Design Verification Engineer is $102,337 per year.

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$32.00
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MEDIAN $102,337
$76,695 - $136,745
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$0$150K
Salary $76,695 - $136,745
Bonus $1,023 - $19,683
Profit Sharing $1,012 - $16,107
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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$77,824 - $150,964
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 551
Hourly Data $0$81
Hourly Rate $32.00 - $81.39
Overtime $50.81
Annual Data $0$150K
Bonus $1,023 - $19,683
Profit Sharing $1,012 - $16,107
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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$77,824 - $150,964
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

Job Description for Design Verification Engineer

A design verification engineer works to debug and verify designs and potential products as needed by their company. They attempt to identify and solve as many problems as possible with a product before its public launch; this includes using products in other ways than intended use to identify safety concerns, design flaws, and problem areas. A design verification engineer must be able to work on a wide range of projects in a variety of areas.

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Design Verification Engineer Tasks
  • Develop verification environments and processes.
  • Explain and communicate verification needs and results.
  • Create scripts to automate and test processes.
  • Write verification plans, test them and improve methodologies and toolsets.

Design Verification Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$149K

$98,340

$107,351

Qualcomm Inc
12 profiles
$108,529

$89,291

$112,973

$125,000

Design Verification Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Design Verification Engineer


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with uvm, SystemVerilog, and Engineering Design, Semiconductor are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 23 percent, 21 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include C, C++, and Board Design / Debug. Those educated in Perl tend to be well versed in C++.

Pay by Experience Level for Design Verification Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Design Verification Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Design Verification Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 151 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Design Verification Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 79 salaries. An experienced Design Verification Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $139,000 based on 63 salaries. A Design Verification Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $143,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

12%

2%

-11%

National Average: $107,646

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

Santa Clara is home to an above-average pay rate for Design Verification Engineers, 18 percent higher than the national average. Design Verification Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Sunnyvale (+15 percent) and San Jose (+10 percent). The lowest-paying market is Dallas, which sits 25 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Employers in Fort Collins and Raleigh also lean toward paying below-median salaries (24 percent lower and 18 percent lower, respectively).

Design Verification Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Design Verification Engineer?

Design Verification Engineer in San Jose:
"Nice team however the product is not doing good in market."
Pros: Team mates are very experienced and highly motivating.
Cons: The possibility to learn new things is not vast. We are made to work on same tasks over spread of different projects with minor modifications.

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Key Stats for Design Verification Engineer

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Design Verification Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

▲29%

▲7%

National Average
$108,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Design Verification Engineer Salaries

uvm
▲26%

SystemVerilog
▲24%


▲4%

▲2%

National Average
$108,000

▼2%


System Verilog
▼8%

Python
▼9%



C++
▼14%

C
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 6%