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Experienced Principal Engineer, Semiconductor Salary

Median pay for Experienced Semiconductor Principal Engineers lies in the neighborhood of $135K annually. In the world of Experienced Semiconductor Principal Engineers, overall income ranges from $100K near the bottom to $184K at the top; this can include more than $36K from bonuses and more than $30K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Job satisfaction for Experienced Semiconductor Principal Engineers is high. Nearly all get medical and dental insurance, and most get vision plans, too. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$91,574 - $158,559
MEDIAN: $134,549

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$91,574 - $158,559  
$3,500 - $36,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,051 - $29,866  
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).
$100,029 - $183,662  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 105

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Skills That Affect Experienced Principal Engineer, Semiconductor Salaries

Engineering Design, Semiconductor
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Verilog Vhdl
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.


3 %
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 96%
vision benefits Vision: 85% employee benefits None: 2%