ASIC Engineer Salary

Average pay for ASIC Engineers in the United States is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($111K). Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most ASIC Engineers. Male ASIC Engineers are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 69 percent of professionals. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to most. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$78,732 - $143,602
$79K
$110K
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MEDIAN: $111,484
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Salary
$78,732 - $143,602  
   
Bonus
$1,987 - $20,134  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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$74,350 - $157,342  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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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
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects ASIC Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲30%

Late-Career
▲12%

National Average
$112,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect ASIC Engineer Salaries

uvm
▲18%

National Average
$112,000

verilog
▼2%

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
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
no benefits
None: 4%