How much does a Validation Engineer I make in the United States? The average Validation Engineer I salary in the United States is $68,654 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $55,785 and $75,093. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Validation Engineer I Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Validation Engineer I Salary $44,068 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Validation Engineer I Salary $55,785 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Validation Engineer I Salary $68,654 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Validation Engineer I Salary $75,093 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Validation Engineer I Salary $80,956 US June 27, 2024
25% $55,785 10% $44,068 90% $80,956 75% $75,093 $68,654 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Validation Engineer I need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.


Leadership: Knowledge of and ability to employ effective strategies that motivate and guide other members within our business to achieve optimum results.


Civil Engineering: Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including public works such as roads, bridges, canals, dams, airports, sewerage systems, pipelines, structural components of buildings, and railways. Civil engineering is traditionally broken into a number of sub-disciplines. It is considered the second-oldest engineering discipline after military engineering, and it is defined to distinguish non-military engineering from military engineering. Civil engineering takes place in the public sector from municipal through to national governments, and in the private sector from individual homeowners through to international companies.


Calibration: In measurement technology and metrology, calibration is the comparison of measurement values delivered by a device under test with those of a calibration standard of known accuracy. Such a standard could be another measurement device of known accuracy, a device generating the quantity to be measured such as a voltage, a sound tone, or a physical artefact, such as a metre ruler. The outcome of the comparison can result in one of the following: no significant error being noted on the device under test a significant error being noted but no adjustment made an adjustment made to correct the error to an acceptable levelStrictly speaking, the term "calibration" means just the act of comparison, and does not include any subsequent adjustment. The calibration standard is normally traceable to a national standard held by a national metrological body.

Leadership 4.96%
Civil Engineering 2.27%
Calibration 1.74%
Others 91.03%
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Job Description for Validation Engineer I

Validation Engineer I prepares all protocols and reports for validation work. Coordinates all validation activities by constant communication with affected departments and personnel; oversees and reviews validation area processes and procedures. Being a Validation Engineer I may require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Validation Engineer I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Validation Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 View full job description

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Validation Engineer I salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Validation Engineer I, the highest Validation Engineer I salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Validation Engineer I salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Validation Engineer I salary is in Miami, FL, where the Validation Engineer I salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average

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