When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($131K per year) can be spotted in Plano, Texas; San Francisco, Calif. ($120K), Santa Clara, Calif. ($93K), and Tucson, Ariz. (about $87K) are the next top-paying cities. Sherman, Texas is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $62K. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Indiana, where the average salary is around $135K annually.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $84K per year. The largest slice of the Texas Instruments, Inc. workforce (33 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $79K annually.
Analog and Mixed Signal Design Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $103K per year; Electrical Engineers, Software Engineers, and Embedded Software Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $86K, around $84K, and approximately $83K, respectively. Earning only $79K on average, Test Engineers make less than most people in the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks (about $130K annually) than those without credentials. On average, salaries rise to $120K per year for accredited Certified Information Systems Security Professionals. Employees who have a Doctorate (PhD) make the most here, hauling in around $146K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Engineering Design, Semiconductor; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $100K per year. C is a popular skill among Texas Instruments, Inc. workers, with approximately one-sixth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Engineering Design, Project Management, and Test Engineering were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Nearly all workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. For nearly all respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a fair number of survey participants get dental coverage, too. Texas Instruments, Inc. employees also enjoy perks such as a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, life insurance, a company cell phone, and flexible hours.