Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer Salary

Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($111K) annually in the United States. Total incomes of Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $20K from bonuses and close to $15K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $91K and $157K. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction.

$87,066 - $143,924
(Median)
$87K
$110K
$140K
MEDIAN: $111,150
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Salary
$87,066 - $143,924  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,243  
Profit Sharing
$1,720 - $15,163  
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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$90,598 - $157,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 229
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Job Description for Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer

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

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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, Simulation Program with Integrated Circuits Emphasis, Cadence, and Engineering Design, Semiconductor are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts in pay of 4 percent. It is often found that people who know Engineering Design, Semiconductor are also skilled in Computer Aided Design (CAD).

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

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


Even the relatively untested can earn a lot; individuals who have been working for fewer than five years report a median six-figure salary of $110K per year. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $133K in this role. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $146K.

Pay Difference by Location


Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers working in Irvine earn a bit more than the national average, but overall, earnings in this area are not heavily influenced by geographic location. Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+3 percent) and San Jose (+3 percent). Falling short of the national average by 5 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Santa Clara.

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Experience Affects Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer Salaries



National Average
$119,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

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

Simulation Program with Integrated Circuits Emphasis (SPICE)
up arrow 4%

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

Cadence
up arrow 4%

Engineering Design, Semiconductor
up arrow 3%

Verilog Vhdl
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National Average
$119,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 4%
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