Entry-Level Validation Engineer Salary

An average Entry-Level Validation Engineer can expect to take home roughly $69K annually. In the world of Entry-Level Validation Engineers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $9K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $49K and $94K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Men account for the majority of Entry-Level Validation Engineers who responded to the questionnaire — 69 percent to be exact. For the most part, Entry-Level Validation Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$50,339 - $89,570
$50K
$68K
$90K
MEDIAN: $68,487
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90%

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$19.75 - $41.41
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MEDIAN: $28.24
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$0$94K
Salary $50,339 - $89,570
Bonus $102.13 - $8,961
Profit Sharing $515 - $9,635
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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$48,676 - $94,268
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 437
Hourly Data $0$56
Hourly Rate $19.75 - $41.41
Overtime $25.38 - $56.36
Annual Data $0$94K
Bonus $102.13 - $8,961
Profit Sharing $515 - $9,635
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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$48,676 - $94,268
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 133

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Entry-Level Validation Engineers will find the worst pay at General Motors Corporation, where the median salary crawls in at $76K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $94K, leaving little room for growth.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $68,711

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

For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Validation Engineers in San Jose enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 54 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Validation Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Austin (+22 percent), Warren (+18 percent), Detroit (+12 percent), and Auburn Hills (+7 percent). Entry-Level Validation Engineers in Portland earn salaries far below the national average by 23 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Employers also pay below the national average in Irvine (22 percent lower) and Los Angeles (11 percent lower).

Key Stats for Validation Engineer

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 87 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
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%

Test Engineering
▲2%

Project Management
▲2%

National Average
$69,000

Regulatory Compliance
▼1%

GMP Compliance
▼5%


Microsoft Office
▼6%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼6%

Validation
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 16%
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