Principal Engineer, Semiconductor Salary (United States)

A Principal Engineer, Semiconductor earns an average salary of $125,971 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Verilog Vhdl and Matlab. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Principal Engineer, Semiconductor Total Pay (?
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$89,556 - $156,242
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$89,556 - $156,242  
   
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$2,039 - $35,047  
Profit Sharing
$1,212 - $27,000  
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$94,676 - $175,106  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 222
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Job Description for Principal Engineer, Semiconductor

  • Maintain and repair semiconductor process equipment.
  • Inspect completed projects to ensure conformance with design standards.
  • Design, maintain, implement, and improve electrical instruments and equipment.
  • Advise process staff and vendors on aspects of semiconductor process technology.

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$134,000
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Experience Affects Principal Engineer, Semiconductor Salaries

Late-Career
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$134,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Principal Engineer, Semiconductor Salaries

Verilog Vhdl
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Matlab
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verilog
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C
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C++
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Engineering Design
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$134,000
Engineering Design, Semiconductor
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Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 80% employee benefits None: 1%
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