When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $120K annually) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Santa Clara, Calif. (around $94K), Tucson, Ariz. ($88K), and Houston, Texas ($83K) are the next top-paying cities. Sherman, Texas ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $62K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in Indiana, where salaries average out at $135K per year.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $85K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Texas Instruments, Inc. employees (32 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $79K per year on average.
The highest paychecks go to Analog and Mixed Signal Design Engineers, who earn an average about $103K annually, closely trailed by Electrical Engineers (around $88K), Software Engineers ($85K), and Embedded Software Engineers (approximately $83K). Earning only about $79K on average, Applications Engineers make less than most people in the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Certified Information Systems Security Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $120K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Six Sigma Green Belts with credentials; these people earn around $119K annually on average. At Texas Instruments, Inc., employees who hold a Doctorate (PhD) receive the highest salaries at $135K.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Engineering Design, Semiconductor; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $100K per year. C is a popular skill among Texas Instruments, Inc. workers, with one-sixth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Key skills also include Engineering Design, Project Management, and Test Engineering.
Benefits and Perks
Nearly all survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Almost all respondents have health insurance, and benefits for a fair number of survey participants also include dental insurance. Some other advantages of working at Texas Instruments, Inc. are a stock purchase plan, life insurance, a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.