Process Engineer, Semiconductor Salary

A sizeable majority of Process Engineer, Semiconductors in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $90K annually. With some bonuses approaching $11K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $15K, overall incomes of Process Engineer, Semiconductors spread between $62K and $123K depending on individual performance. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$63,043 - $118,924
$63K
$89K
$120K
MEDIAN: $88,743
10%
50%
90%

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$24.00 - $47.92
$30
MEDIAN: $30.00
50%

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$0$122K
Salary $63,043 - $118,924
Bonus $0.00 - $11,098
Profit Sharing $1,200 - $14,000
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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$62,654 - $122,769
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 152
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $30.00
Overtime $39.38
Annual Data $0$122K
Bonus $0.00 - $11,098
Profit Sharing $1,200 - $14,000
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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$62,654 - $122,769
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description for Process Engineer, Semiconductor

Semiconductor process engineers improve efficiency and quality within the manufacturing field, which often involves developing new technologies for an assembly line which deals with creating semiconductors for electric circuitry.

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Process Engineer, Semiconductor Tasks

  • Leads process transfer from development to production.
  • Develops procedures for cleaning and handling components and assemblies.
  • Advises process staff and vendors on aspects of semiconductor process technology.
  • Develops and executes continuous improvement plans for efficiency, cost, and reliability.

Common Career Paths for Process Engineer, Semiconductor


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For Process Engineer, Semiconductors, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Process Engineer, Semiconductors earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Manufacturing Engineering Manager. Process Engineer, Semiconductors most frequently become Manufacturing Engineers and Chemical Engineers even though median compensation is $26K lower and $17K lower, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Process Engineer, Semiconductor

Pay by Experience for a Process Engineer, Semiconductor has a positive trend. An entry-level Process Engineer, Semiconductor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 47 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Process Engineer, Semiconductor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Process Engineer, Semiconductor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $116,000 based on 25 salaries. A Process Engineer, Semiconductor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 10 salaries.

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Key Stats for Process Engineer, Semiconductor

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Process Engineer, Semiconductor Salaries

Experienced
▲29%

Late-Career
▲24%

▲6%

National Average
$90,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Process Engineer, Semiconductor Salaries

National Average
$90,000

Semiconductor Reactors
▼2%


Manufacturing Process Engineering
▼7%

Microsoft Office
▼11%

Microsoft Excel
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 10%