Principal Engineer, Semiconductor Salary

A Principal Engineer, Semiconductor earns an average salary of $138,120 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$98,708 - $173,903
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$140K
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MEDIAN: $135,566
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Salary $98,708 - $173,903
Bonus $2,057 - $30,883
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $30,201
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$102,726 - $194,040
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 204

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Job Description for Principal Engineer, Semiconductor

Semiconductors are crucial components of modern technology and are used in a variety of devices and settings. They are highly technical and require a great deal of skill to design and innovate, and a principle engineer working with semiconductors is responsible for multiple projects at once, as well as oversight of other engineers and the products they are designing. They must be able to carefully analyze the work of other engineers and make suggestions and corrections when necessary.

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Principal Engineer, Semiconductor Tasks

  • Design, maintain, implement, and improve electrical instruments and equipment.
  • Advise process staff and vendors on aspects of semiconductor process technology.
  • Maintain and repair semiconductor process equipment.
  • Inspect completed projects to ensure conformance with design standards.

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National Average: $148,342

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Q: What is it like working as a Principal Engineer, Semiconductor?

Principal Engineer, Semiconductor in Gilbert:
"The work is challenging and keeps me busy."
Pros: The is security in the job because of the stable company.
Cons: Raises are hard to come by and minimum when they do.

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Key Stats for Principal Engineer, Semiconductor

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Principal Engineer, Semiconductor Salaries

▲4%

▲2%

National Average
$148,000

Mid-Career
▼11%

Skills That Affect Principal Engineer, Semiconductor Salaries



Matlab
▲2%

National Average
$148,000

▼1%

verilog
▼1%

C++ Programming Language
▼2%

C
▼5%

C++
▼10%

Engineering Design, Semiconductor
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 84%
no benefits
None: 5%
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