The average salary for a Senior IC Layout Engineer is $109,554.
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Job Description for Senior IC Layout Engineer
Senior IC layout engineers hold a rather technical position which requires specialized skills and years of experience. These senior engineers are extremely detail-oriented and experienced with the wide range of small parts used in electronics. IC stands for "integrated circuit," and the primary function of this position involves setting up circuitry within electrical and computer networks. This requires the use of a range of components, including semiconductors, microprocessors, computer memory…Read more
Senior IC Layout Engineer Tasks
- Design integrated circuits, regulators, and converters.
- Analyze and troubleshoot failures, increasing reliability and debugging.
- Use IC design tools to document and test designs.
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Popular Skills for Senior IC Layout Engineer
Skills in Cadence Electronic Design Software, Linux, UNIX and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior IC Layout Engineer
An early career Senior IC Layout Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $72,550 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Senior IC Layout Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,490 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Senior IC Layout Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,606 based on 53 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $117,102.
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Employees with Senior IC Layout Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 7.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Phoenix, Arizona (1.2% more) and Manchester, New Hampshire (0.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Santa Clara, California (12.8% less), Los Angeles, California (6.0% less) and Dallas, Texas (1.9% less).
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