ASIC Design Engineer Salary
An ASIC Design Engineer earns an average salary of $100,415 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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Job Description for ASIC Design Engineer
An ASIC design engineer typically works within a team that is responsible for all aspects of design activities, including architecture definition, design specification, design flow development, logic design, and verification. ASIC is defined as “application-specific integrated circuit” and is an integrated circuit that is customized for a specific use, rather than for general use. The ASIC design engineer is typically responsible for designing and delivering large, complex ASIC designs, and they deliver efficient design methodology on industry-standard design tools.Read More...
To obtain this position, a person typically must at least possess a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or a related field; however, a master's degree is often preferred. An ASIC design engineer also should have several years of experience in ASIC design. It is often preferred that the individual has a diverse background in verification methodologies, and it is typically required that they have strong programming skills, as well as Verilog, SystemVerilog, object-oriented programming, C++, and logic simulation familiarity.
This position also requires a strong understanding of computer architecture, strong communication skills, and the ability to operate well in diverse environments, as this position is important in a variety of fields. The ASIC design engineer must be a team player and function effectively in a group setting; however, they should also be able to work independently with minimal supervision. These engineers should also be able to effectively adapt their skills to the given environment. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
ASIC Design Engineer Tasks
- 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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Pay by Experience for an ASIC Design Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level ASIC Design Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 56 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An ASIC 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 $107,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced ASIC Design Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $141,000 based on 24 salaries. An ASIC 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 $164,000 based on 10 salaries.
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