Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $111K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. employees (34 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $70K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $122K annually) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Santa Clara, Calif. ($119K), Essex Junction, Vt. ($82K), and Albany, N.Y. (around $81K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Saratoga, N.Y. — at about $63K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. employees make the most in California, earning $123K per year on average.
Member of Technical Staff, Applied Researchers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $122K annually; Semiconductor Principal Engineers, IT Business Analysts, and Industrial Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $103K, $100K, and $86K, respectively. On the lower end are Equipment Engineers at around $65K on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Six Sigma Green Belts earn about $88K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a Project Management Professional is rewarded with median pay of $70K annually. Employees who have a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) make the most here, hauling in $120K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Operations Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $170K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; a little less than one-fifth deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Manufacturing Process Engineering, Lean Manufacturing, and Engineering Design, Semiconductor.
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
Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about one in seven respondents — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. Nearly all workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Nearly all employees receive health insurance, and the vast majority of employees get dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include gym membership, life insurance, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.