When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($95K per year) can be spotted in Santa Clara, Calif.; Houston, Texas (approximately $84K), Plano, Texas (about $83K), and the company's headquarter city of Dallas, Texas ($82K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Portland, Maine at $50K. By state, Illinois offers the highest pay at around $106K annually.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $87K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (37 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $78K annually on average.
Finance Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $98K per year; Analog and Mixed Signal Design Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to $88K, while Electrical Engineers and Software Engineers rank near the top as well (around $86K and $83K, respectively). Earning only approximately $74K on average, Applications Engineers make less than most people in the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks (about $125K annually) than those without credentials. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Public Accountants with credentials; these people earn around $98K per year on average. Employees who have a bachelor's degree in technology make the most here, hauling in $127K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $100K per year. Engineering Design is a popular skill among Texas Instruments, Inc. workers, with about a sixth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Key skills also include Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and C++ Programming Language.
Benefits and Perks
To plan for old age, most workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Nearly all survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for most respondents also include dental insurance. Privileges also include a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.