Experienced Principal Engineer, Semiconductor Salary

An average Experienced Semiconductor Principal Engineer can expect to take home roughly $137K annually. Total cash compensation to Experienced Semiconductor Principal Engineers approaches anywhere from $105K on the lower end to $188K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $36K from bonuses and upwards of $30K from profit sharing. In this profession, nearly all enjoy medical and dental coverage, and most have vision insurance, as well. For the most part, Experienced Semiconductor Principal Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$95,804 - $162,973
MEDIAN: $136,571

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$95,804 - $162,973  
$4,799 - $36,492  
Profit Sharing
$2,061 - $29,799  
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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).
$105,224 - $188,073  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 123
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Skills That Affect Salaries

Engineering Design, Semiconductor
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National Average

Verilog Vhdl
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.


3 %
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 94%
vision benefits Vision: 86% employee benefits None: 4%