Process Engineer, Semiconductor Salary

Process Engineer, Semiconductors in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $87K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $11K and $8K, respectively — total cash payment to Process Engineer, Semiconductors can bottom out near $62K or peak near $122K depending on individual performance. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$62,908 - $119,211
$63K
$87K
$120K
MEDIAN: $87,051
10%
50%
90%

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$24.20 - $30.97
$30
MEDIAN: $29.66
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$62,908 - $119,211  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,728  
Profit Sharing
$1,282 - $8,204  
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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$62,245 - $122,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 86
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$29.66  
   
Overtime
$39.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,728  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,282 - $8,204  
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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$62,245 - $122,162  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 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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Process Engineer, Semiconductors who transition into an upper level Manufacturing Engineering Manager position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Manufacturing Engineering Manager makes $95K a year. Many Process Engineer, Semiconductors advance into roles as Manufacturing Engineers or Chemical Engineers, but the median salaries are $24K lower and $15K lower, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Process Engineer, Semiconductor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $75K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $95K. Six-figure salaries surface after one to two decades on the job — experienced professionals in this group reap a six-figure median of $115K. Process Engineer, Semiconductors who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $107K.

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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
11%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Process Engineer, Semiconductor Salaries

Experienced
▲33%

Late-Career
▲24%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$87,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Process Engineer, Semiconductor Salaries

Semiconductor Reactors
▲2%

National Average
$87,000

Engineering Design, Semiconductor
▼3%

Manufacturing Process Engineering
▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼7%

Microsoft Excel
▼8%

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
11%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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