Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer Salary

Men make up the majority of Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $117K 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. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$90,000 - $159,431
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MEDIAN: $117,155
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Salary $90,000 - $159,431
Bonus $0.00 - $16,487
Profit Sharing $9,826
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$92,872 - $166,173
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

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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 diverse set of skills on the job. 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 pay less than market rate include Engineering Design, Verilog Vhdl, and Computer Aided Design. Those proficient in Engineering Design, Semiconductor are, more often than not, also skilled 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: $122,167

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For Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers, busy Santa Clara offers a higher-than-average 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 (+5 percent). Trailing the national average by 6 percent, Irvine is the market with the smallest paychecks. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in San Diego and Austin (6 percent less).

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Key Stats for Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer Salaries

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▲13%

National Average
$122,000

▼2%

▼11%

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

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
no benefits
None: 3%
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