earnings of wage-and-salary semiconductor processors is about $32,230.
The middle 50 percent earned between $26,650 and $40,220. The lowest 10
percent earned less than $21,980, and the top 10 percent earned more
Technicians with an
associate degree in electronics or semiconductor technology generally
start at higher salaries than those with less education.
processors generally received good benefits packages, including health
care, disability plans and life insurance, stock options and retirement.
In terms of
employment, semiconductor processors hold about 31,600 jobs in the
United States. Nearly all of them were employed in the
computer and electronic
product manufacturing industry.
Note: Some resources in this section are provided by the US Department
of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.