How much does a Validation Engineer II make in the United States? The average Validation Engineer II salary in the United States is $95,950 as of March 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $85,426 and $98,664. 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 II Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Validation Engineer II Salary $75,845 US March 26, 2024
25th Percentile Validation Engineer II Salary $85,426 US March 26, 2024
50th Percentile Validation Engineer II Salary $95,950 US March 26, 2024
75th Percentile Validation Engineer II Salary $98,664 US March 26, 2024
90th Percentile Validation Engineer II Salary $101,135 US March 26, 2024
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Python: Applying the concepts and algorithms of Python to design, develop and maintain software applications to comply with business requirements.

Leadership 5.24%
Civil Engineering 2.62%
Python 1.79%
Others 90.35%

Job Description for Validation Engineer II

Validation Engineer II 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 II may require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Validation Engineer II gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be a Validation Engineer II typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 View full job description

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