Experienced Principal Engineer, Semiconductor Salary

For Experienced Semiconductor Principal Engineers, annual average wages total $138K per year. Total cash compensation to Experienced Semiconductor Principal Engineers approaches anywhere from $107K on the lower end to $189K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $32K from bonuses and upwards of $30K from profit sharing. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a large number get vision benefits. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$96,697 - $164,096
MEDIAN: $137,826

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$96,697 - $164,096  
$4,085 - $31,785  
Profit Sharing
$3,945 - $29,730  
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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).
$106,670 - $189,371  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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Skills That Affect Principal Engineer, Semiconductor Salaries

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Engineering Design, Semiconductor

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.


1 %
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 95%
medical benefits
Vision: 86%
dental benefits
None: 4%