The average pay for a Failure Analysis Engineer is $79,973 per year. A skill in Failure Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.

$56,327 - $107,424
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MEDIAN: $79,972
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$14.09 - $37.75
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,327 - $107,424  
   
Bonus
$997 - $12,164  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $16,638  
Total Pay (?
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$53,482 - $118,690  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 104
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.09 - $37.75  
   
Overtime
$57.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$997 - $12,164  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $16,638  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$53,482 - $118,690  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Job Description for Failure Analysis Engineer

Failure analysis engineers are responsible for determining the root causes of problems within electrical and thermal components comprised of integrated circuits.

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Failure Analysis Engineer Tasks

  • Collaborating with engineering in diagnosis and solving technically challenging problems.
  • Articulate the above finding, opinion and if applied, provide/suggest a solution in the problem report.
  • Provide technical expertise to other departments and vendors.
  • Test, diagnose, and characterize problems related to the technology.
  • Generate monthly status reports.

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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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What is it like working as a Failure Analysis Engineer?

Failure Analysis Engineer in Leonia:
"Failure analysis engineer."
Pros: The work is very hands on, in a lab environment. Engineers are very approachable.
Cons: The few members that make up upper management are very controlling, making all major decisions. No structure for career growth. Poor employee treatment, HR department does not assist with issues. Hours are not flexible. Parking is difficult.

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Experience Affects Failure Analysis Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$78,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Failure Analysis Engineer Salaries

Failure Analysis
up arrow 31%

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
0%

National Average
$78,000

Technical Analysis
up arrow 1%

Test Engineering
up arrow 10%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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