When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($143K per year) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Santa Clara, Calif. (about $115K), Albany, N.Y. (around $82K), and Clifton Park, N.Y. ($77K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Saratoga, N.Y. at $63K. By state, GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. employees make the most in California, earning approximately $130K annually on average.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $120K per year. The largest slice of the GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. workforce (36 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $72K annually.
Earning approximately $104K per year on average, Semiconductor Principal Engineers receive the most money, followed by Industrial Engineers ($86K), Senior Industrial Engineers (around $73K), and Process Engineers ($71K). Financial compensation for Equipment Engineers is rather low — on average only approximately $65K — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $88K annually for Certified Six Sigma Green Belts; non-accredited workers make much less. It pays to have a Doctorate (PhD) at GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. — these employees make the most at about $140K per year.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Engineering Design, Semiconductor; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $130K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; around one in five deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to know Manufacturing Process Engineering, Lean Manufacturing, and Process Improvement.
At GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc., there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just one in eight respondents. Almost all employees report contributing to a 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for the vast majority of survey participants, and for almost all respondents, dental coverage is too. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, gym membership, relocation expenses, and a company cell phone.