Process Engineer, Semiconductor Salary

Men make up the majority of Process Engineer, Semiconductors in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $89K per year. In the world of Process Engineer, Semiconductors, overall income ranges from $63K near the bottom to $123K at the top; this can include more than $11K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$63,302 - $120,163
$63K
$89K
$120K
MEDIAN: $89,110
10%
50%
90%

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$24.00 - $40.00
$29
MEDIAN: $29.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,302 - $120,163  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,570  
Profit Sharing
$1,272 - $8,243  
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).
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$62,909 - $123,023  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 85
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$29.48  
   
Overtime
$39.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,570  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,272 - $8,243  
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).
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$62,909 - $123,023  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Process Engineer, Semiconductor

Semiconductor process engineers improve efficiency and quality within the manufacturing field, which often involves developing new technologies for an assembly line which deals with creating semiconductors for electric circuitry.

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Process Engineer, Semiconductor Tasks

  • Leads process transfer from development to production.
  • Develops procedures for cleaning and handling components and assemblies.
  • Advises process staff and vendors on aspects of semiconductor process technology.
  • Develops and executes continuous improvement plans for efficiency, cost, and reliability.

Common Career Paths for Process Engineer, Semiconductor


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Process Engineer, Semiconductors who go on to become Manufacturing Engineering Managers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Manufacturing Engineering Manager, an upper-level role, pays $96K. Process Engineer, Semiconductors most often move into positions as Manufacturing Engineers or Chemical Engineers. Manufacturing Engineers actually earn $26K less on average, however, and Chemical Engineers earn $17K less per year than Process Engineer, Semiconductors do.

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Pay by Experience Level for Process Engineer, Semiconductor

Pay by Experience for a Process Engineer, Semiconductor has a positive trend. An entry-level Process Engineer, Semiconductor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 47 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Process Engineer, Semiconductor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer, Semiconductor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $116,000 based on 25 salaries. A Process Engineer, Semiconductor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for Process Engineer, Semiconductor

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Process Engineer, Semiconductor Salaries

Experienced
▲31%

Late-Career
▲26%

▲7%

National Average
$89,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Process Engineer, Semiconductor Salaries

Semiconductor Reactors
▼0%

National Average
$89,000


Manufacturing Process Engineering
▼5%

Microsoft Excel
▼10%

Microsoft Office
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 10%