Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers earn an average of $118K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers.

$83,043 - $153,315
$83K
$110K
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MEDIAN: $113,646
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Salary $83,043 - $153,315
Bonus $0.00 - $15,456
Profit Sharing $8,000
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$89,280 - $161,897
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 45

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Job Description for Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer

  • 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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Popular Skills for Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer


Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Engineering Design, Semiconductor, Cadence, Simulation Program with Integrated Circuits Emphasis, and Computer Aided Design (CAD) are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Engineering Design, Verilog Vhdl, and Computer Aided Design. Most people who know Engineering Design, Semiconductor also know Computer Aided Design (CAD).

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $108,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) 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 $120,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $138,000 based on 25 salaries. A Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) 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 $156,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $117,744

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers, working in the bustling city of Santa Clara has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Senior Integrated Circuits Design Engineers will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+5 percent) and Boston (+5 percent). Falling short of the national average by 7 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Irvine. Workers in San Diego and Austin earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (6 percent less).

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Key Stats for Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer Salaries

▲32%

▲17%

▲2%

National Average
$118,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Senior Integrated Circuits (IC) Design Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 3%
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