Physical Design Engineer Salary (United States)

A Physical Design Engineer earns an average salary of $97,822 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Physical Design Engineer Total Pay (?
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$71,620 - $138,060
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MEDIAN: $97,821
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$71,620 - $138,060  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,000  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $15,247  
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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$72,667 - $151,633  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 133
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Job Description for Physical Design Engineer

  • 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.

Pay Difference By Location

Austin
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San Jose
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National Average
$105,000
Sunnyvale
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Santa Clara
up arrow 15%
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Experience Affects Physical Design Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%
Late-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$105,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 14%
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