Experienced Principal Engineer, Semiconductor Salary

Average pay for Experienced Semiconductor Principal Engineers is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($138K). With some bonuses approaching $31K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $39K, overall incomes of Experienced Semiconductor Principal Engineers spread between $106K and $195K depending on individual performance. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn vision coverage. Most Experienced Semiconductor Principal Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$99,913 - $174,804
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MEDIAN: $138,351
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Salary $99,913 - $174,804
Bonus $4,818 - $30,733
Profit Sharing $997 - $38,541
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$105,726 - $194,961
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 124

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $149,692

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Experienced Semiconductor Principal Engineers, busy Santa Clara offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 11 percent above the national average. Experienced Semiconductor Principal Engineers will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+10 percent) and Austin (+6 percent). In Irvine, salaries are 12 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

Key Stats for Principal Engineer, Semiconductor

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
10-19 years
86%
20 years or more
14%
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Skills That Affect Principal Engineer, Semiconductor Salaries

C programming Language
▲5%

Engineering Design
▲1%

National Average
$150,000

Verilog Vhdl
▼1%

Engineering Design, Semiconductor
▼2%

C
▼6%

C++
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
no benefits
None: 6%
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