Nearing the top of the pay scale are Product Line Managers, Electrical Engineers, Test Engineers, and Product Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at $145K annually, the other salaries come in at approximately $94K, $91K, and around $80K, respectively. Financial compensation for Technical Sales Engineers is rather low — on average only about $65K — relative to the rest of the company.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn $85K per year on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $69K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make approximately $101K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($96K annually) can be spotted in Tempe, Ariz.; the company's headquarter city of Austin, Texas ($94K), Phoenix, Ariz. (about $79K), and Chandler, Ariz. (around $77K) are the next top-paying cities. Novi, Mich. is near the bottom for pay at $65K. Across Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Texas earn the most, taking home approximately $94K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Public Accountants are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $107K annually. On average, salaries rise to about $88K per year for accredited Certified Six Sigma Green Belts. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. — these employees make the most at $125K annually.
When it comes to skills, Engineering Design, Semiconductor seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $113K per year. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, slightly less than a fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Three more common skills are Engineering Design, C++ Programming Language, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Nearly all survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. provides health insurance to almost all employees, and almost all survey participants do receive dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are gym membership, life insurance, a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, and a subsidized cell phone.