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Average Salary for GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. Employees

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. offers hefty wages with the average worker making $98K per year. Your experience level plays the largest role in compensation at GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc., but your city and your job title affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

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)
$56,194 - $104,512  
[-]Equipment Engineer (3)
Salary$55,950 - $103,352  
Total Pay$56,194 - $104,512  
[+]Principal Engineer, Semiconductor (3)
$81,555 - $146,384  
[+]Principal Engineer, Semiconductor (3)
Salary$81,814 - $136,034  
Bonus$2,901 - $18,876  
Total Pay$81,555 - $146,384  
[+]Process Engineer (3)
$56,346 - $106,138  
[+]Process Engineer (3)
Salary$55,432 - $100,206  
Bonus$1,169 - $10,159  
Total Pay$56,346 - $106,138  
[+]Senior Manufacturing Engineer (2)
$68,555 - $109,662  
[+]Senior Manufacturing Engineer (2)
Salary$64,750 - $96,819  
Bonus$1,715 - $13,484  
Total Pay$68,555 - $109,662  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Years of Experience

For employees with five to ten years at the company, wages tend to be at the $107K mark. A typical employee has one to four years of experience and earns about $76K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $115K per year) can be spotted in Santa Clara; New York (around $95K), Albany ($92K), and Saratoga ($87K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($73K) in Saratoga Springs, one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is $123K annually.


The highest average salaries go to Semiconductor Principal Engineers, who bring in close to approximately $106K, though Manufacturing Engineering Managers are not far behind at $87K along with Senior Manufacturing Engineers (about $84K) and Industrial Engineers (around $80K). Earning only $72K, Process Engineers make less than most people in the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Engineer in Trainings earn $64K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Those with a Doctorate (PhD) at GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. come out on top, and their salaries approach $120K per year.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Engineering Design, Semiconductor among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $140K. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Office; on the survey, a little less than one-fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Some other standard skills here are Manufacturing Process Engineering, Project Management, and Microsoft Excel.


Home to more men than women (GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc.'s employee population is more than 3 to 1 male-to-female), most workers here are men.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just one in seven workers. Almost all workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all workers and dental coverage for the greater part of workers. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, relocation expenses, 401(a), and gym membership.

Key Stats

15 %
85 %
$54,500 - $107,500
$65,097 - $112,649
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

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