Analog Integrated Circuit (IC) Engineer Salary
Men represent the vast majority of Analog Integrated Circuit Engineers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $101K annually nationwide. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. Most workers in this position report very high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Job Description for Analog Integrated Circuit (IC) Engineer
Analog integrated circuit (IC) engineer oversee the design and verification of circuits for their organization; this includes research, simulation, design, and testing. Specific tasks performed by the analog IC engineer include defining IC requirements for products (including details such as voltage, power, and timing); creating schematics and running simulations based on them; turning these schematics into a fully designed product; and following the project through the development process. In senior positions, the analog IC engineer may supervise other employees, providing guidance, instructions, and discipline as needed. Most of these engineers work in a team environment, collaborating with direct supervisors and coworkers on projects.Read More...
Analog IC engineers' work is generally indoors and requires minimal travel or physical requirements. Strong communications and writing skills are necessary to document work and cooperate in a team environment. Strong knowledge of topics such as design fundamentals and mass production are important to success in the position. Work hours are usually limited to typical business hours, but exceptions for overtime may be made depending on the position and the projects that come with it.
Analog IC engineer positions generally require a master's or doctoral degree in electrical engineering or a related field, as well as at least four to 10 years of relevant professional experience. In some cases, previous work with specific types of circuits may also be required to work in a specialized role.
Analog Integrated Circuit (IC) 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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Pay by Experience Level for Analog Integrated Circuit (IC) Engineer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $92K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $118K. Analog Integrated Circuit Engineers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $144K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $139K on average.