Physical Design Engineer Salary

A Physical Design Engineer earns an average salary of $110,383 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$79,806 - $144,619
$80K
$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $112,677
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$26.43 - $94.36
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MEDIAN: $49.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$79,806 - $144,619  
   
Bonus
$1,957 - $15,260  
Profit Sharing
$984 - $9,787  
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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$78,360 - $157,165  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 101
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$32$64$96
Hourly Rate
$26.43 - $94.36  
   
Overtime
$26.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,957 - $15,260  
   
Profit Sharing
$984 - $9,787  
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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$78,360 - $157,165  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Physical Design Engineer

Physical design engineers generally work on teams to solve problems and develop new ideas; they also coordinate budgeting for design-related tasks, design elements for chips which are not restricted to FET, and prepare FUB-level and full-chip floor plans, as well as stimulate schematic-to-layout verification and handle debugging tasks.

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Physical Design Engineer Tasks

  • Design and check chip layout circuit design.
  • Plan and organize design projects or phases of design projects.
  • Perform developmental and/or test work, reviewing product requirements and logic diagrams.
  • Prototype, construct, modify and evaluate semiconductor devices and components.
  • Evaluate, characterize and document device specifications.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physical Design Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Physical Design Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Physical Design Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 59 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physical Design Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $127,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Physical Design Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $137,000 based on 28 salaries. A Physical Design Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $136,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $118,404

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Key Stats for Physical Design Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Physical Design Engineer Salaries

▲16%

Late-Career
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$118,000

▼20%

Skills That Affect Physical Design Engineer Salaries


National Average
$118,000

Engineering Design
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 7%
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