Process Engineer, Semiconductor Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Process Engineer, Semiconductors in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $87K annually nationwide. Total cash compensation to Process Engineer, Semiconductors approaches anywhere from $62K on the lower end to $123K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $11K from bonuses and upwards of $14K from profit sharing. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$63,403 - $117,323
$63K
$87K
$120K
MEDIAN: $87,431
10%
50%
90%

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$23.33 - $30.84
$27
MEDIAN: $27.00
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$0$122K
Salary $63,403 - $117,323
Bonus $0.00 - $10,861
Profit Sharing $1,248 - $14,000
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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$61,988 - $122,526
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 93
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $27.00
Overtime $39.38
Annual Data $0$122K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,861
Profit Sharing $1,248 - $14,000
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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$61,988 - $122,526
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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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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Many Process Engineer, Semiconductors move into a Manufacturing Engineering Manager role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Manufacturing Engineering Managers on average bring in a similar salary to Process Engineer, Semiconductors. Process Engineer, Semiconductors most often move into positions as Manufacturing Engineers or Chemical Engineers. Manufacturing Engineers actually earn $24K less on average, however, and Chemical Engineers earn $15K 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
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Process Engineer, Semiconductor Salaries

Experienced
▲33%

Late-Career
▲28%

▲10%

National Average
$87,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Process Engineer, Semiconductor Salaries

Semiconductor Reactors
▲2%

National Average
$87,000


Manufacturing Process Engineering
▼3%

Microsoft Excel
▼8%

Microsoft Office
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 10%
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