Average Salary for GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. Employees

It is not unusual for people who work at GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. to earn generous salaries — average pay comes to $98K annually. How long you've been working plays the largest role in compensation at GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc., but your city and your role at the company affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. typically pays:
above market

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Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Equipment Engineer (3)
$54,347 - $82,484  
[-]Equipment Engineer (3)
Salary$53,242 - $83,901  
Total Pay$54,347 - $82,484  
[+]Process Engineer (3)
$55,996 - $105,953  
[+]Process Engineer (3)
Salary$55,765 - $99,593  
Bonus$1,119 - $11,391  
Total Pay$55,996 - $105,953  
[+]Principal Engineer, Semiconductor (3)
$81,078 - $144,765  
[+]Principal Engineer, Semiconductor (3)
Salary$81,397 - $135,839  
Bonus$2,981 - $20,349  
Total Pay$81,078 - $144,765  
[+]Senior Engineering Technician (2)
$42,681 - $89,983  
[+]Senior Engineering Technician (2)
Total Pay$42,681 - $89,983  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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About This Company



Semiconductor Manufacture

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Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see an average salaries of $105K. The largest slice of the GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. workforce (35 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns about $74K per year.


Median pay is highest in Santa Clara ($115K annually), followed by Albany ($93K), Saratoga (around $87K), and Saratoga Springs (approximately $72K). Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of around $123K per year) in California.


Typically, Semiconductor Principal Engineers are the best paid with salaries hovering at $106K; Manufacturing Engineering Managers, Senior Manufacturing Engineers, and Industrial Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $87K, approximately $84K, and $80K, respectively. Process Engineers at GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $72K) at the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to around $64K for Engineer in Trainings, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. It pays to have a Doctorate (PhD) at GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. — these employees make the most at approximately $130K annually.


In this position, it pays to have Business Analysis in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $123K. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Office; on the survey, just under one-fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and People Management.


GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc.'s employees are more likely to be male — 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 ten workers. Almost all workers participate in a 401(k) program. For nearly all workers, benefits include health insurance, and a strong majority of workers get dental coverage, too. The list of perks also includes life insurance, relocation expenses, 401(a), and gym membership.



15 %
85 %
$54,500 - $107,500
$62,139 - $112,649
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
$51,097 - $93,598
$107,442 - $150,000

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