The highest paychecks go to Design Engineering Managers, who earn $152K, closely trailed by Product Line Managers (about $145K), Electrical Engineers (around $96K), and Product Engineers (approximately $86K). Financial compensation for Validation Engineers is rather low — only $69K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $84K. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically around $71K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $98K per year.
Median pay is highest in Phoenix ($105K annually), followed by the company's headquarter city of Austin (about $91K), Houston ($88K), and Tempe (approximately $77K). At around $76K, Chandler is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $91K per year) in Texas.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks (about $109K) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt is rewarded at approximately $94K annually. Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. workers who hold a Doctorate (PhD), Physics are also well compensated, earning $115K on average.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Engineering Design among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $113K. A relatively widespread skill at Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. is Project Management; a little less than a fifth of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with C, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and almost all workers participate. At Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., a solid majority of workers have health insurance, and a strong majority of workers have dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as gym membership, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.