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. ($79K), and Saratoga Springs, N.Y. ($73K) are the next top-paying cities. Saratoga, N.Y. ranks low on the pay scale — at around $63K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Across GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home approximately $130K annually.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $120K per year. Overall, the greater share of GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $71K annually.
Earning approximately $106K per year on average, Semiconductor Principal Engineers receive the most money, followed by Senior Industrial Engineers (around $73K), Industrial Engineers (about $72K), 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
Certified Six Sigma Green Belts have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $89K annually. Those with a Doctorate (PhD) at GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach about $140K per year.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Engineering Design, Semiconductor; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $130K annually. Project Management is a popular skill among GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. workers, with just under one in four of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Manufacturing Process Engineering, Lean Manufacturing, and Process Improvement round out the set of key employee skills.
The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Merely 9 percent at GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. earn paid vacation and paid sick time. The vast majority of survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). For nearly all employees, benefits include health insurance, and almost all survey participants get dental coverage, too. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, relocation expenses, gym membership, and a casual working environment.