Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers earn an average of $113K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$84,925 - $151,978
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MEDIAN: $113,408
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$84,925 - $151,978  
   
Bonus
$1,750 - $15,484  
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
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$91,288 - $162,003  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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Job Description for Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer

  • Define and coordinate corrective action changes.
  • Write documentation and test specifications.
  • Research, design, develop, and test computer or computer-related equipment.
  • Provide technical support to team members.

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Popular Skills for Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer


Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Engineering Design, Semiconductor, Cadence, Simulation Program with Integrated Circuits Emphasis, and Computer Aided Design (CAD) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Engineering Design, Verilog Vhdl, and Computer Aided Design. Those educated in Engineering Design, Semiconductor tend to be well versed in Computer Aided Design (CAD).

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $138,000 based on 25 salaries. A Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $156,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $121,858

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For those looking to make money, Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers in Santa Clara enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 19 percent above the national average. Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+6 percent) and Boston (+6 percent). Trailing the national average by 6 percent, Irvine is the market with the smallest paychecks. Below-median salaries also turn up in San Diego and Austin (5 percent lower).

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Key Stats for Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer Salaries

▲28%

▲13%

National Average
$122,000

▼1%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 4%