When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($138K annually) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; the company's headquarter city of Fremont, Calif. (about $108K), Tualatin, Ore. (around $100K), and Portland, Ore. ($99K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $85K) is Livermore, Calif. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to $110K per year.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Staff Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Supply Chain Managers, and Product Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $126K annually, the other salaries come in at around $118K, $111K, and about $110K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Lam Research Incorporated are Mechanical Engineers — the median salary for this role approaches $87K.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $103K per year on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $105K annually. The largest fraction of Lam Research Incorporated people (41 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn approximately $119K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to about $146K annually for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Becoming an APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Management can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $125K on average. Lam Research Incorporated workers who hold a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) are also well compensated, earning $113K on average.
In this position, it pays to have Test Engineering in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $127K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Data Analysis; just over a fifth deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to know Engineering Design, Project Management, and Product Development.
Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Nearly all workers participate in a 401(k) program. Nearly all employees report having health insurance, and most employees report having dental coverage. Other privileges include a company cell phone, a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.