ASIC Design Engineer Salary

An ASIC Design Engineer earns an average salary of $99,725 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$70,765 - $140,009
MEDIAN: $99,724

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$72,259 - $154,160  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 170
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Job Description for ASIC Design Engineer

An ASIC design engineer typically works within a team that is responsible for all aspects of design activities, including architecture definition, design specification, design flow development, logic design, and verification. ASIC is defined as “application-specific integrated circuit” and is an integrated circuit that is customized for a specific use, rather than for general use. The ASIC design engineer is typically responsible for designing and delivering large, complex ASIC designs, and they deliver efficient design methodology on industry-standard design tools.


ASIC Design Engineer Tasks

  • Research, design, develop, and test computer or computer-related equipment.
  • Provide technical support to team members.
  • Define and coordinate corrective action changes.
  • Write documentation and test specifications.

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National Average: $103,354

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Experience Affects ASIC Design Engineer Salaries

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Skills That Affect ASIC Design Engineer Salaries

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Engineering Design, Semiconductor
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.


11 %
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 2%