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Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer Salary

Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($116K) annually in the United States. Cash earnings for Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers — which occasionally include more than $20K from bonuses and more than $15K from profit sharing — stretch from around $88K to approximately $152K. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$79,326 - $139,583
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MEDIAN: $108,268
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National Salary Data

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$79,326 - $139,583  
   
Bonus
$8.79 - $19,874  
Profit Sharing
$1,691 - $15,442  
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$88,140 - $152,354  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 269
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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 seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Verilog Vhdl, Simulation Program with Integrated Circuits Emphasis, Engineering Design, Semiconductor, and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 8 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Aided Design. Most people experienced in Engineering Design, Semiconductor also know 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.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $110K on average. It is reported that median compensation in the five-to-10 year group declines to approximately $109K. Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $128K. Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $143K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers, Irvine provides a pay rate that is 7 percent greater than the national average. Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Austin (+4 percent), San Jose (+4 percent), San Diego (+3 percent), and Dallas (+1 percent). The lowest-paying market is Santa Clara, which sits 4 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer Salaries



National Average
$116,000


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

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 3%