The highest average salaries go to Product Line Managers, who bring in close to about $145K per year, though Electrical Engineers are not far behind at around $98K along with Test Engineers ($91K) and Process Engineers ($79K). With salaries averaging approximately $69K, Validation Engineers are among the lowest paid at Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $71K annually on average. Survey participants who have worked at Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn $83K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. employees (31 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn around $93K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $97K per year) can be spotted in Tempe, Ariz.; the company's headquarter city of Austin, Texas ($85K), Phoenix, Ariz. ($80K), and Chandler, Ariz. (approximately $78K) are the next top-paying cities. Novi, Mich. is near the bottom for pay at about $65K. The highest pay by state can be found in Texas, where salaries average out at $84K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $127K per year. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Six Sigma Green Belts with credentials; these people earn around $88K annually on average. At Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., employees who hold a Master of Science (MS), Chemical Engineering receive the highest salaries at approximately $115K.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be C++; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $102K per year. A garden variety skill at Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. is Project Management; nearly one in five of Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Engineering Design, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). The vast majority of respondents can count on health insurance, and nearly all respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as gym membership, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.