When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($131K per year) can be spotted in Plano, Texas; San Francisco, Calif. (around $120K), Santa Clara, Calif. ($93K), and Tucson, Ariz. ($87K) are the next top-paying cities. Sherman, Texas is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $62K. The highest pay by state can be found in Indiana, where salaries average out at approximately $135K annually.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $84K per year. The largest fraction of Texas Instruments, Inc. people (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $79K annually on average.
Analog and Mixed Signal Design Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $103K per year — though Electrical Engineers, Software Engineers, and Embedded Software Engineers also do fairly well at around $86K, $84K, and $83K, respectively. On the lower end are Test Engineers at about $79K on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks ($130K annually) than those without credentials. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Information Systems Security Professionals with credentials; these people earn $120K per year on average. Regarding salaries and education, Texas Instruments, Inc. pays those with a Doctorate (PhD) the most — $146K.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Engineering Design, Semiconductor; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $100K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know C; about one in six consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Engineering Design, Project Management, and Test Engineering.
Benefits and Perks
Nearly all workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Almost all employees receive health insurance, and a solid majority of workers get dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Texas Instruments, Inc. are a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, life insurance, a company cell phone, and flexible hours.