Years of Experience
Average pay is $87K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Texas Instruments, Inc. workforce (37 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $79K annually.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $93K per year) can be spotted in Santa Clara, Calif.; Tucson, Ariz. (around $89K), Plano, Texas ($87K), and Houston, Texas (about $84K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $70K) is Richardson, Texas. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Colorado, where they average to about $96K annually.
Analog and Mixed Signal Design Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $90K per year; Electrical Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $87K, while Process Engineers and Product Engineers rank near the top as well ($85K and $83K, respectively). On the lower end are Test Engineers at approximately $79K on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals earn $118K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Certified Public Accountants also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $98K per year. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (EE); Texas Instruments, Inc. awards $135K to these degree-holders.
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 about $102K annually. A common skill in Texas Instruments, Inc.'s work force is Engineering Design; roughly one in six of survey participants report using it on the job. Key skills also include Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and C programming Language.
Benefits and Perks
A large number of respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for almost all respondents, and for a large number of employees, dental coverage is too. A few more workplace perks are a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, life insurance, a company cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.