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 around $126K per year, the other salaries come in at $118K, $111K, and about $110K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Lam Research Incorporated are Manufacturing Production Planners — the median salary for this role approaches $73K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $122K annually) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; the company's headquarter city of Fremont, Calif. ($103K), Tualatin, Ore. ($100K), and Portland, Ore. (approximately $99K) are the next top-paying cities. Livermore, Calif. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $85K. By state, California offers the highest pay at $108K per year.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Lam Research Incorporated for between five and 10 years earn about $104K annually on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $100K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Lam Research Incorporated employees (47 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn approximately $112K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach around $146K per year for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Managements with credentials; these people earn $100K annually on average. Lam Research Incorporated compensates Master of Science (MS), Mechanical Engineering (ME)-holders the most at $120K per year.
When it comes to skills, Test Engineering seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $127K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; about one in five consider it a key competency. Three more common skills are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis.
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
Most employees set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of survey participants and dental coverage for most respondents. Some other perks are a stock purchase plan, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, stock options, and life insurance.