Product Line Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $145K annually on average; Electrical Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to about $98K, followed by Test Engineers earning $91K and Process Engineers making $85K. Financial compensation for Software Engineers is rather low — on average only approximately $68K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $71K per year on average. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $82K annually. Overall, the greater share of Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average around $92K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $96K annually) can be spotted in Tempe, Ariz.; the company's headquarter city of Austin, Texas ($85K), Phoenix, Ariz. (approximately $82K), and Chandler, Ariz. ($75K) are the next top-paying cities. At about $65K, Novi, Mich. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Texas; salaries there average to $84K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $127K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Public Accountants with credentials; these people earn $108K per year on average. It pays to have a Master of Science (MS), Chemical Engineering at Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. — these employees make the most at approximately $115K annually.
When it comes to skills, employees who report C++ among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $102K per year. A garden variety skill at Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. is Project Management; one-fifth of Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Engineering Design.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of respondents participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all workers, and almost all respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as gym membership, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.