Semiconductor Engineer Salary

Semiconductor Engineers in the United States take home approximately $97K annually on average. Most Semiconductor Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 82 percent of Semiconductor Engineers are male. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$69,008 - $135,741
$69K
$97K
$140K
MEDIAN: $97,461
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$69,008 - $135,741  
   
Bonus
$496.65 - $15,101  
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
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$70,142 - $142,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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Job Description for Semiconductor Engineer

Semiconductor engineers generally work with semiconductors, which are devices which conduct heat between a conductor and insulator. They also work directly or indirectly with computers to develop, test, and implement semiconductors for everyday use and are responsible for identifying and resolving a variety of problems which may arise.

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Semiconductor Engineer Tasks

  • Research, design, develop, test, and integrate semiconductor-related systems, software, structures, interfaces, and modules.
  • Review specification documents.
  • Provide engineering software support.
  • Identify and remedy software inconsistencies.

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Pay by Experience Level for Semiconductor Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Semiconductor Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Semiconductor Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Semiconductor Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Semiconductor Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 18 salaries. A Semiconductor Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 9 salaries.

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Key Stats for Semiconductor Engineer

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Semiconductor Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$101,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼24%

Skills That Affect Semiconductor Engineer Salaries

Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
▲9%

Data Analysis
▲7%

National Average
$101,000

Data Processing
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None:
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