When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $107K per year) can be spotted in Tempe, Ariz.; the company's headquarter city of Austin, Texas ($98K), Chandler, Ariz. ($84K), and Phoenix, Ariz. (approximately $77K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (about $65K) in Novi, Mich., one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Texas pays Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. the most — $98K annually on average.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $73K per year. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $84K annually. The greater proportion of employees (39 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $110K per year.
Earning $91K annually on average, Test Engineers receive the most money, followed by Analog and Mixed Signal Design Engineers (about $85K), Process Engineers ($73K), and Technical Sales Engineers ($65K).
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $88K per year for Certified Six Sigma Green Belts, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Engineer in Trainings with credentials; these people earn about $72K annually on average. Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. compensates Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)-holders the most at approximately $120K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Manufacturing Process Engineering in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $105K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. is Engineering Design; just under a fourth of employees use it for work. Key skills also include Project Management, Engineering Design, Semiconductor, and Microsoft Excel.
With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.'s employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
43 percent receive paid vacation, and only 19 percent get sick leave. Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and nearly all respondents use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for nearly all workers, and the vast majority of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other perks are gym membership, a casual working environment, life insurance, and a company cell phone.