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Physical Design Engineer Salary

A Physical Design Engineer earns an average salary of $98,357 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$72,062 - $144,715
(Median)
$72K
$98K
$140K
MEDIAN: $98,356
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$72,062 - $144,715  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,886  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $15,287  
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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$74,145 - $153,915  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 146

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Physical Design Engineer

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

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Experience Affects Physical Design Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

Experienced
up arrow 28%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$103,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Physical Design Engineer Salaries

National Average
$103,000

Engineering Design, Semiconductor
up arrow 12%

Engineering Design
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 13%
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