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Average Salary for GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. Employees

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. pays its employees $86K annually on average. The most important factor affecting pay for GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. employees is how long you've been working, though geography and your job title play a role as well. This report is based on 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 (6)
$53,171 - $85,567  
[-]Equipment Engineer (6)
Salary$51,169 - $88,612  
Bonus$417.41 - $6,054  
Total Pay$53,171 - $85,567  
[+]Process Engineer (4)
$55,333 - $101,089  
[+]Process Engineer (4)
Salary$54,732 - $98,087  
Bonus$803 - $8,878  
Total Pay$55,333 - $101,089  
[+]Principal Engineer, Semiconductor (3)
$76,744 - $155,669  
[+]Principal Engineer, Semiconductor (3)
Salary$76,833 - $145,371  
Total Pay$76,744 - $155,669  
[+]Industrial Engineer (3)
$52,240 - $100,071  
[+]Industrial Engineer (3)
Salary$54,191 - $97,865  
Total Pay$52,240 - $100,071  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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Semiconductor Manufacture

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Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $95K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. employees (41 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $72K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($115K per year) can be spotted in Santa Clara, Calif.; Albany, N.Y. (around $81K), Saratoga, N.Y. (about $74K), and Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (approximately $73K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is $123K annually.


Bringing in the most money are Semiconductor Principal Engineers — their earnings average about $106K per year. Manufacturing Engineering Managers are a close second at $87K along with Senior Manufacturing Engineers (around $84K) and Industrial Engineers (approximately $72K). With salaries averaging $65K, Equipment Engineers are among the lowest paid at GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Six Sigma Green Belts earn around $89K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Doctorate (PhD) — these employees rake in $140K per year.


Employees who count Engineering Design, Semiconductor among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $130K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Manufacturing Process Engineering; roughly a fourth deem it necessary for work. Project Management, Lean Manufacturing, and Microsoft Excel were also reported by many survey participants.


Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Almost all respondents take advantage of the 401(k) plan that GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. sponsors. For nearly all workers, benefits include health insurance, and almost all workers get dental coverage, too. The list of perks also includes life insurance, relocation expenses, 401(a), gym membership, and a company cell phone.



17 %
83 %
$67,802 - $114,033
$61,344 - $110,925
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
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