A Physical Design Engineer earns an average salary of $108,208 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Engineering Design, Semiconductor is associated with high pay for this job.

$79,016 - $144,592
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MEDIAN: $108,208
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MEDIAN: $38.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$79,016 - $144,592  
   
Bonus
$1,450 - $15,260  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $10,000  
Total Pay (?
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$78,677 - $155,261  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 95
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$38.20  
   
Overtime
$20.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,450 - $15,260  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $10,000  
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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$78,677 - $155,261  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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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

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

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Experience Affects Physical Design Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$110,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Physical Design Engineer Salaries


Engineering Design
up arrow 10%

National Average
$110,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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