ASIC Engineer Salary

ASIC Engineers in the United States can expect wages of $101K annually on average. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Male ASIC Engineers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (69 percent) are men. The majority of ASIC Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a large number. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$78,957 - $142,304
$79K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $100,671
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$0$156K
Salary $78,957 - $142,304
Bonus $2,000 - $20,000
Profit Sharing $3,250
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$79,445 - $156,701
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

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Job Description for ASIC Engineer

ASIC (application-specific integrated circuit) engineers work to design microchips for specific applications, such as transmission protocols, hand-held computers, and smartphones. Their work is different than that of engineers who work with general integrated circuits, such as microprocessors and random-access memory chips in personal computers. They generally work for companies in electronics, defense, and aerospace, as well as government institutions, and work with architecture, design, implementation, and system integration of a wide variety of integrated circuits.

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ASIC Engineer Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for ASIC Engineer

Pay by Experience for an ASIC Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level ASIC Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An ASIC Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced ASIC Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $146,000 based on 8 salaries. An ASIC Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $126,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for ASIC Engineer

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects ASIC Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲32%

Late-Career
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$110,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect ASIC Engineer Salaries

uvm
▲20%

verilog
▼0%

National Average
$110,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 82%
no benefits
None: 4%
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